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Win a Breeze Smoker in Westmont, IL!

We are excited to announce that we are giving away a Breeze smoker at the Red, White, and Bar-B-Que competition in Westmont, Illinois over Memorial Day weekend! One lucky competition team will take home their very own Tremore Breeze Smoker. We’ll also be out there demonstrating the Breeze smoker, so if you’re in the Chicago area, come on up and see the Breeze in action! And if you’re competing, make sure you enter the raffle!

 

Tremore Breeze – year in review

As we near the one year anniversary of the founding of Tremore Breeze Smokers, I wanted to reflect a bit on some of the highlights of our inaugural year:

Created a website and Facebook page

Added high def videos to the website

Sold our first Tremore Breeze Smoker

Cooked for the South Bend Fire Department

Received an AmazingRibs.com Gold Medal for best in BBQ in the “Large Capacity, Trailer, And Mobile Smokers for Competitors, Caterers, and Restaurants” category

Cooked at Asian Food Fest in Cincinnati, OH (find out how we tweaked a rib recipe to fit the theme) and sold out as fast as we were cooking ’em

Kicked off a special $1500 discount for a limited number of competition teams

Looking forward to the following year… We are partnering with retail stores to have the Breeze displayed and available for purchase. And, the $1500 competition team discount is still available. Drop us a line if you’re interested in finding out more about either thing!

Happy New Year all! Happy smoking.

Know any good BBQ retailers?

One of the most prevalent questions we get is “Where can I see a Breeze?” Well, we’d like to fix that problem by consigning a few Breeze smokers to a few BBQ retailers around the country.

If you own a retail store, or know of someone who does, please let us know. We will promote their store on this site, and we’ll direct people who are interested in seeing the Breeze to their store. We will also sell at a dealer price should someone buy the floor model.

Thanks everyone!

Now’s the time to upgrade your smoker!

Greetings BBQ lovers! As the weather cools down, many teams are looking at improvements to their BBQ teams for next year. We sure hope your team considers the Breeze. We’re still offering $1500 discounts to established competition teams as a promotional offer.

I’d like to highlight a few of the Breeze’s features that could really help your competition team:

It cooks with real wood and keeps a perfect temperature without tending. This allows you to focus on your rubs, sauces, and all of the things that make your BBQ special. No more worrying about burning yourself adding wood into a fire or having to constantly tend the smoker to make sure the temperature is constant.

The unit is so well insulated it cooks in rain, sleet, or snow… still with no tending. No more temperature fluctuations when it rains or if the weather gets cold. No more worrying about the weather!

Put your competition team over the top with the Breeze. Don’t let your competitors get ahead! We are still offering a 90 day money back guarantee, so there’s nothing to lose. Please contact us if you have any questions we can answer for you. Order now to give your team a chance to get to know the Breeze before next competition season!

Best of luck to everyone!

Win $1500 cooking with the Breeze! NBBQA Contingency Program

We are proud to announce that the Tremore Breeze Smokers are a new sponsor for the NBBQA Competition Contingency program! We are putting up to $1500 in prize money for two NBBQA Events:

November 5: National BBQ Festival – Waycross, GA
December 10: FBA Triple Crown – Perry, FL – Open event

If your team is a NBBQA member and wins or is a runner up in either of these events, and you cook with the Breeze, you can win an additional $500 for winning and $250 for runner-up.  See the NBBQA website for details (scroll down to “NBBQA Launches Competition Contingency Program”)! Good luck, we would love nothing better than to pay out some prize money!

 

Announcements: New money back guarantee and $1500 competition team discount

We have two exciting announcements for you! First, we’re now offering a 90 day money back guarantee for anyone purchasing the Breeze. If you want to return the Breeze for any reason within 90 days, we’ll refund you your money minus any return shipping costs. We’re very confident that you’ll love your smoker as soon as you get it!

Second, are you a BBQ competition team looking for an edge? We’re looking to give a special $1500 off discount to 5 competition teams to take the Breeze out on tour with them. We think that once people see how revolutionary it is to BBQ teams that people will line up to get one for themselves. So we’re happy to offer up the discounted price for teams who are willing to take the Breeze on tour with them. If your team is interested, please fill out the form here. We’d love to hear from you!

Details from our last cook

I wanted to share the results of our recent Asian Food Fest event that we cooked for.

Profit

The Breeze cooked 13 racks of ribs in one batch. Each rack made on average of 5.5 servings (about two bones). We sold each serving for $5, giving us $27 per rack in revenue.

We ordered the ribs from our local Kroger at $3.99, which was retail price. Each rack averaged about 2.75 pounds, or $11 per rack. We used about $20 of wood and charcoal per batch, or $1.50 per rack. Total cost per rack: $12.50.

So our profit was $27-$12.50=$14.50 per rack. We sold 50 racks in 4 hours, netting us $725 over 4 hours.

What went well

Using Yeti coolers to store hot ribs. Nathan got us some top of the line Yeti Tundra Team Coolers
(they were similar to the Breeze… so well insulated it kept a perfect temp!). We used the coolers as warmers, and they worked really well. In fact, when taking ribs out of the cooler, you had to be careful to step back so you didn’t get hit by the blast of hot air.

The Breeze. This is a given, but the Breeze held a perfect temperature. We only tweaked the damper maybe 3-4 times over the two days. Nathan refilled the wood/charcoal chute a few times without getting his hands dirty, and emptied the ash try on the fly. The Breeze just kept chugging away, making perfect ribs every time. As I mentioned before, the ribs were a big hit at the festival.

Improvements for next time

Buy ribs wholesale. I’m sure we could’ve gotten a better deal buying wholesale, and probably would’ve gotten higher quality ribs. The ribs we got were inconsistent, some were meaty and some were lean. There were also a fair number that had a lot of fat in it.

Cook more ribs! We guessed that we could’ve sold 3 to 4 times more ribs than we cooked. We could’ve had the unit going constantly overnight.

Have a second Breeze unit. We didn’t expect to sell out so fast, and our second unit was in the shop getting some tweaks added to it. Needed to get it ready because we’re lending it to a competition team next week! That would’ve doubled our capacity.

We’re guessing we could’ve made $2100-$2800 worth of profit over two days of cooking. Not a bad payout. This got us thinking we should have some units available for rental for people to cook at outdoor events like this one.

That’s about all I can think of. Please feel free to contact us or comment if you have additional questions!