The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is pleased to announce Barbecue Hall of Famer Ray Lampe, also known as Dr. BBQ, will serve as Turkey Smoke Spokeschef for 2020. NTF’s Turkey Smoke is creating a new category for competition barbecue and challenging pitmasters across the country to dream up their tastiest turkey creations. In 2019, Turkey Smoke appeared as a competition category at the biggest events in barbecue, including Memphis in May and the American Royal World Series of Barbecue, where Lampe demonstrated his turkey prowess in an on-air demo.

As Turkey Smoke Spokeschef, Lampe will travel across the country to some of the nation’s biggest barbecue events sharing his passion and expertise when it comes to preparing turkey. Throughout 2020, you’ll see Lampe conducting onstage turkey barbecue demos and creating delicious grilling recipes. Up first, Lampe’s unique recipe for Nashville Hot Turkey Legs in honor of NTF’s upcoming Annual Convention in Nashville.