Chicken Box 194 - Frostbuster 2013
Frostbuster 2013 - Special BBQ Competition Coverage (non-sanctioned event): Judge scores from this contest will be posted along with BBQ Critic Online Judges scores & comments after all judging has closed. It will be interesting to compare the live scores to the BBQ Critic online scores. www.bbqcritic.com
9/19/2013 02:34:08 pm
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9/20/2013 01:53:35 am
Score = 7
9/28/2013 04:59:41 pm
9/19/2013 04:35:15 pm
6, I cant see enough of it to really give it anything more...need to work on having the pieces sit more on top of the garnish instead of down in it.
9/19/2013 10:30:44 pm
7 - Way too much garnish. We are to judge the meat and not the garnish. The garnish hides the meat.
ike, KCBS CBJ
9/19/2013 11:44:24 pm
7 at best. Appearance score would be higher if you could see the chicken. Gid rid of some of the garnish.What I can see of the chicken looks pretty good.
DJ Martin KCBS CBJ
9/19/2013 11:47:51 pm
Score/Reasons = 6 Color on skin looks very light which generally indicates it will be rubbery. Sauce application is uneven. Pieces are hidden so conformity in size can't be determined.
Dan KCBS CTC,MCBJ
9/20/2013 12:12:43 am
7 garnish shading meat,dark spots unappealing
9/20/2013 12:38:01 am
7. Way too much garnish. What is being hidden?
9/20/2013 01:25:48 am
Score/Reasons = 6. too much garnish. Chicken is hidden.skin looks rubbery. sauce is a good color, but not applying evenly.
Frank KCBS CBJ CTC
9/20/2013 02:49:31 am
This is for box #194, listed as #195
David - CBJ/KCBS
9/20/2013 03:14:40 am
Score - 8 - inconsistent color and garnish is hiding the pieces.
9/20/2013 03:18:42 am
Excessive garnish overwhelms the turn-in box. Finishing glaze is not uniform and cannot determine whether pieces are uniform or not. It may taste great but presentation is poor. A 6 at best.
9/20/2013 03:37:31 am
a 6. Nice color, good arrangement, look moist but unable to judge if sizes are uniform and if placement is uniform.
Tom - CMJ/KCBS; CBJ/MBN,NCPC,NCBS & comp cook
9/20/2013 04:17:59 am
Score/Reasons = 6, we are to judge the appearance of the meat only, but when you can't hardly see the meat as it is burried in the garnish, it makes judging difficult. From what I can see, sizes/shapes are unknown, coloration and sauce not even, black stuff is NOT appetizing.
Mike S.; KCBS MCBJ &,BBQ-Brethren RJ
9/20/2013 06:47:04 am
Score/Reasons = 6; but very close to a 5. Sauce seems to be haphazardly applied, and it does not look appealing. Too much garnish. That much garnish makes me feel that the cook is trying to hide problems.
Lorrie / KCBS CBJ
9/20/2013 07:24:27 am
7 - meat hard to see through garnish, therefore difficult to judge, sauce seems to be "clumpy" in spots, very uneven
/dev/bbq KCBS Judge and Cook
9/20/2013 09:33:48 am
8 - looks moist, great color, specs are a distraction and don't give good anticipation regarding taste.
John in RVA - KCBS / MCBJ, CTC, Rep; MBN & MIM Judge
9/20/2013 01:48:37 pm
Score/Reasons: 7, maybe 8; The chicken looks good, but it's "buried" so deeply in the garnish that it practically disappears. If a team uses garnish, the product should sit "ON" the garnish so it can be seen (unless, of course, the team is hiding something).
Doug KCBS MCBJ & CTC
9/20/2013 06:45:29 pm
Score = 7: I can't hardly see the meat in this photo.
9/21/2013 11:37:31 am
6 - Parsley covers the meat, gloppy, uneven sauce, looks undercooked, and those black "boogers" aren't appetizing.
Matt KCBS CBJ
9/22/2013 12:44:06 am
Score/Reasons = 6, looks under cooked, color is light and uneven
9/22/2013 02:26:12 am
7 can't see the meat, less greens
Bill C. KCBS MCBJ/CTC
9/22/2013 08:20:00 am
Score/Reasons: 8. Can't see all the meat because of the garnish. I like what I can see.
9/22/2013 11:41:16 am
8 and maybe even 7. The uneven sauce and not so great color but especially being buried in the green.
Jeff KCBS CBJ
9/22/2013 01:23:56 pm
score/reason 6 To much greenery looks like your trying to hide what you cooked. Sauce in spots are a bit dark looking like it's burnt, then some spots are so thin like there is no sauce and then others are heavily sauce whole box is uneven.
9/22/2013 03:08:41 pm
8 Sauced too heavily and unevenly
9/22/2013 06:58:26 pm
6 - appearance is just that, the judges must be able to see the entry. The garnish is covering the pieces blocking the view.
Jim Michnbowicz KCBS MCBJ CTC
9/22/2013 11:36:46 pm
Score/Reasons = 7, There is so much garnish in the box that it is hiding most of the meat. As judges, we are to judge the meat and not garnish. From what is visible,, the thighs are not sauced evenly.
Shawn-KCBS CBJ and Comp cook
9/23/2013 06:52:08 am
I would score this box an 8. The chicken looks cooked very well.
Chaz D KCBS CBJ
9/23/2013 08:23:46 am
Score: 7 The meat is very unevenly finished and light in color. Cant really see the size/shape.
9/23/2013 11:17:37 am
Score 8. I feel that a score of eight on this box is being generous. The reason is the chicken is buried in the parsley and being able to properly see and score it is very difficult. The cook needs to elevate his entry and allow the judges to see the entire meat if he is proud of it.
BlueSmoke KCBS CBJ/COOK
9/24/2013 12:58:15 am
6....Pale color. Meat looks under cooked. Uneven sauce Unable to judge size because of the garnish.
9/24/2013 02:00:20 am
7 - Above average box. Meat appears moist but sauced unevenly. Garnish is blocking the view of the edges of most of pieces and am unable to determine how well, or IF they are trimmed.
Steve R. - KCBS CBJ
9/24/2013 12:54:21 pm
Can only give this one a 7. What I can see of the chicken, the sauce was not evenly applied. I am not scoring on the garnish, but it is certainly hiding alot of the entry.
Jim S. NEBS KCBS CBJ
9/27/2013 05:26:50 am
Score/Reasons = 6, Really tough to evaluate for appearance
Hance, MiM, MBN, GBA CBJ and comp cook when I can
10/8/2013 07:34:33 am
10/9/2013 01:55:17 pm
A good judge wants a good effort. and I don't see that in this box! 5
Dave Compton - KCBS MCBJ
10/13/2013 12:09:37 pm
From what little I can see of the actual chicken, it looks like the sauce is gloppy and the coloring is uneven. Maybe I would score higher if I could SEE the meat instead of it being covered up by the garnish, Since all that I see is garnish and all that I'm going to judge is the MEAT - I'll give this a 7.
10/18/2013 03:00:15 pm
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