In 1987, Mike Clark and Bud Furguson started planning for their first-ever BBQ contest. Success was nearly instant, winning Grand Champion at the Black River Festival BBQ Cook-off in 1989 and 1990. Just 3 years later, in 1993, they won Grand Champion in shoulder at the Memphis in May World Championship BBQ Cooking Contest. This award landed them in the prestigious Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational BBQ Contest, where they placed overall 1st in Chicken.
After years of catering with his son Zach, Mike opened up Mike & Zach's BBQ To-Go in Poplar Bluff, MO in February 2007. read more>>
Every time I go in to pick up bbq, they are always very friendly and make sure I'm taken care of!
I make a point of trying BBQ every chance I get, and M&Z's, hands down, have the best ribs I've eaten in Missouri