Press, Awards and News

Below is a sampling of media appearances, reviews, news, and awards featuring Pig of the Month BBQ and/or President Lea Richards. For media contact information, or to request an interview or products to review, kindly scroll to the bottom.

Newspapers & Magazines

Better Homes and Gardens – Easy way to put dinner on the table
Playboy Magazine – Smokey rib giveaway, plus review.
Dayton Daily News – Barbecue on the Rise in the Miami Valley – Barbecue Ribs Delivered
Gloss Magazine – Pig of the Month Baby Back Ribs
Forbes Magazine – News of the Day
Northside San Francisco magazine – Essential Must Try’s
Pittsburgh Times - Holiday Gift Guide
National BBQ News
New York Smash Magazine – #1 Mail Order BBQ


Good Morning America – Recommended by Iron Chef Michael Symon
Entertainment Weekly - Round up Of the Week
Fox 28 Columbus – Taste Testing Pig of the Month BBQ In A Box
Fox 45 Dayton – Grilling with Pig of the Month & Lea Richards
Channel 3 Connecticut – Superbowl Hits

Top Websites & Blogs

USA Weekend – Stadium and tailgating must haves
Grill Grrrrl – Italian Sausages review
Pop Sugar – Pig of the Month BBQ – Pig, the other white meat
Thrillist – Pig of the Month BBQ Of the Month Club – Pig of the Month!
Quicken Loans Blog – Pig of the Month BBQ Review
Bump Club - Holiday Gift Guide
Discovery Channel – Get Your Meat by Mail
Bump Club and Beyond - Holiday Gift Guide
The Deck Chef – Last minute Holiday Gifts
QBliss – Holiday Gift Guide
CNN Money – Regulation Nightmares
Mint Life Blog – Honey & it’s many uses – Must Try!
Yahoo News – Now Anyone Can BBQ Like the Pro’s
Heck of a Bunch – Heck of a Holiday Review
Inspired Taste – BBQ Feast for Two!
Jet Set Extra’s – Must Try for Your Ski Weekend
NFIB – How To Handle Negative Publicity
Stuff Parents Need – A New Idea For Thankgiving
Simply Stacie – Holiday Gift Guide
Grasping For Objectivity – Tailgating Season is Here! – Food for Sailors
Two Classy Chicks - BBQ Baby Back Ribs
E! News Online – Meat Dress Follow Up
Fab Find Foodie – Pig of the Month BBQ Review
Confessions of an Overworked Mom – Win a Tailgating Package
Susan’s Disney Family - Pig of the Month Giveaway
Sweeps for Bloggers – Pig of the Month BBQ Sauce
Housewife Bliss – Gathering Around the BBQ
The Dirty Tshirt- Blog – Pig of the Month Ships Finger Lickin Good BBQ – Made in America by Businesswomen
Georgia Pelligrini – Exotic bacon and more – oh my!
Sweep Tight – Pig of the Month Review
The Kitchen Witch - Let’s Get Messy
Betty Confidential - Pig of the Month Ribs
WifeStyle – Gathering Around the BBQ
Singular City – Pig of the Month, BBQ with a back story. – Pig of the Month BBQ of the Month Cub
Grilling For All Reasons - Key West Style Baby Back Ribs
Shoestring Venture - The Pig of the Month BBQ Startup Story
Rats and More - Pig of the Month Review
We Like To Cook – BBQ Ribs a Go – Go!
The Gift Insider - Featured Gift: BBQ of the Month Club
Celebrity Mound – Lady Gaga Pig of the Month Meat Dress
The Kitchen Witch - Let’s Get Messy
Made Man - Three Month BBQ of the Month Club
Food Bloggs - Product Review, Pig of the Month
Sammi’s Blog of Life – Pig of the Month BBQ Review
The Succulent Wife – Pig of the Month BBQ Club
Unfinished Man – Delicious Meats by Mail
The Entreprenette Gazette – Best PR Tips - Pig of the Month Startup Story

Radio Shows & Podcasts

ABC News Radio – Barbecue Meats and Sauces
Mancow Muller Show -
The Daily National – Secrets of using Facebook for Business
Dayton Pulse - Pig of the Month
The Recipe Box Radio Show - BBQ Giveaway [closed] and review
100.3 KILT – Mail Order Meat: Top 10 Meat Fixes
On the Menu Radio – Interview with Pig of the Month Barbecue [May 15th]
Cooking With Caitlin – “Where have you been all my life Pig of the Month BBQ”
99.9 Virgin Radio - Pig of the Month Meat Dress
Clevver Music - Bone Dress? Pig of the Month

Contests and Awards

National Mustard Museum – Winner 2011 Best Mustard Based BBQ Sauce, Colonel Mustards
Gettin Sauced – All Pig of the Month BBQ Sauces Place in Top 10
NASFT – Winner Best New Product Round Up 2011
American Royal BBQ Sauce Competition – Love Me Tender Memphis BBQ Sauce Winner
DBJ – 40 under 40
Ernst and Young – Companies to Watch 2011
Best Ribs – Southern Living Magazine
Best Gifts – Martha Stewart Magazine
Top 5 Best Mail Order Meals – Esquire


Design Spree – Featuring Grilling Sauces from Pig of the Month BBQ

Famous Customers

We’ve had everyone from truck drivers to talk show hosts to famous chefs chow down on our smoked meats. A couple of our favorites have been: Whoopi Goldberg, Iron Chef Michael Symon, Paula Deen, Stephen Colbert, Chelsea Handler, and a couple more we can’t mention.

Wholesale BBQ Meats and Sauce Distributors

Buyers Best Friend

Review Sites

Yelp – Pig of the Month BBQ

Press with President, Lea Richards

Huffington Post – How To Promote Your Small Business
Under 30 CEO – 55 Ways Young Entrepreneurs Can Cut Costs
CNN Money – Regulation Nightmares - Lea Richards
The Grindstone – The Venture Capitalists Club
Women Information Network – Lea Richards
Next Great Generation – Work Smarter, Not Harder
YFS Entrepreneur - Six Ways to Monetize Your Business
Marnie’s Friends - PR on a Budget
Under30CEO – 40 Ways Small Business Owners Waste Money
Business Blogging Telesummit – Lea Richards Interview
Right Mix Marketing – 9 Lessons from Marketing Innovators
YFS Entrepreneur – 5 Simple Steps to Increase Brand Awareness

What Our Customers Have Been Saying:

For more information, to schedule an interview or to receive product to review, please contact:

Lea Richards
2571 Timber Lane ,Dayton, OH 45414
OH: (310) 737-8431
Fax: (937) 274-7775

Media Kit

Download Pig of the Month’s Media Kit
Download Pig of the Month Media Page (1 page)

Press Releases

Now Anyone Can Cook BBQ Like The Pro’s Do [October 2011]
Grads and Dad’s Press Release [June 2011]
Introducing Pig of the Month [March 2011]

Company Info

Company Profile
Pig of the Month Company Story


Please contact to get photos of our products, logos, and other items.