Polish BBQ Championships
On 15-16 June 2001 Polish Association of Chefs and Confectioners had their debut in VI European BBQ Championships in Switzerland. They competed against 32 teams from Europe and the Polish team won silver medal in the poultry category and bronze medal in the desserts category.
VII European BBQ Championships were held in Hungary on22-23 June 2002. The event took place in Aliga Club in Balaton, on Lake Balaton. 18 European teams competed for the title of European Barbecue Champion. Each team prepared three meat dishes and a dessert. Again, Poland was represented by Polish Association of Chefs and Confectioners. The dishes were assessed by 50 members of the jury from 6 European countries. The jury appreciated the Polish team culinary skills awarding them:
- gold medal for their dish made from ribs,
- gold medal for their dish made from pork shoulder,
- gold medal for their dish made from sirloin
- gold medal for their dessert
Grand Prix European Championships
Polish BBQ Kings won Grand Prix European Championships scoring 1,269 out 0f 1,400.
On 21 June 2003, Zakopane hosted the best barbecue champions from the whole of Europe. VIII European Barbecue Cup was held in the town centre. 13 teams from Switzerland, Germany, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Greece, Poland and Canada took part in the competitions. The Polish teams were undefeated and took all three places on the podium of winners.
Polish BBQ Kings of the Polish Association of Chefs and Confectioners won the European Barbecue Cup for the second time.
IX European BBQ Championships in 2004 were organized by the World Barbecue Association. This time they were held in Tallin, Estonia.
The Polish team BBQ Kings representing Polish Association of Chefs and Confectioners won gold and silver medals in two out of five events: for a chicken dish and for a rib dish respectively and they were fourth in general classification of the Championships.
From 1 to 3 July 2005, in the picturesque town of Balaton located on Lake Balaton, the pride of Hungarians, Polish BBQ Kings competed against 43 teams for the title of the World Barbecue Champion in an exclusive club called Aliga. Their best result was in the dessert category in which they were second. They were fourth in general classification.