March 30-31, 2025

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Boston, MA

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Andy Husbands

Andy Husbands

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Andy Husbands

Andy Husbands

Chef/Author/Pitmaster, The Smoke Shop BBQ
Andy Husbands is the award-winning chef, author and Pitmaster behind the Smoke Shop BBQ, Boston’s acclaimed barbecue restaurants, and three-time winner of Boston Magazine’s “Best Barbecue” in 2018, 2019 and 2021, as well as The Improper Bostonian’s “Boston’s Best” Award for “Best Barbecue” in 2017 and 2018. Currently with five locations in Cambridge’s Kendall Square & Harvard Square, Boston’s Seaport District, Somerville’s Assembly Row, and most recently Hub Hall at TD Garden, Husbands is “smoking” the competition. With a career spanning nearly 30 years in the restaurant industry, Husbands serves as one of the city’s most celebrated culinary leaders and a foremost authority on regional Barbecue and live-fire cooking in New England.
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