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Bringing California Flavors to the World of Barbecue

After thirty years of barbecuing for friends and family, James Hare was not satisfied with commercial BBQ rubs. He set out to make his own, with a unique flavor that complements meat, but does not overpower it.

Cucamonga Cattle Company, led by James, is now a competition BBQ team. Look for them participating in competitions showcasing their BBQ rubs and sauces. Also a Kansas City Barbeque Society judge, James is continuing to develop new flavor profiles for his rubs and sauces.

About James


James Hare




Rancho Cucamonga, California


Cucamonga Cattle Co. BBQ Rubs & Sauces


Pitmaster | Entrepreneur

Areas of Expertise

Member of

KCBS (Kansas City Barbecue Society | CBBQA (California Barbecue Society) | NBBQA (National Barbecue and Grilling Association)

Cheesy Shrimp and Grits

Cast iron cheesy shrimp and grits are the perfect family meal. Creamy and cheesy grits are topped with marinated shrimp…

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Rib Tips

Rib tips are slowly smoked in a mixture of rub, beer, and BBQ sauce, for fall-off-the-fork tender meat. Smoked for…

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