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Meet Jay Ray - The BBQ Pitmaster

b2ap3_thumbnail_cover_front_2015-march.jpgIt’s winter time and it’s bitterly cold this year so most of us stay in and warm up to a nice bowl of soup keeping indoors. Not Jay Ray, he comes from the old school. While most BBQ caterers are tucked in under a warm blanket, those of us that are brave enough will find Jay Ray outside at 2:00 a.m. getting ready for his next gig by tossing beef brisket and pork ribs onto his smoker.

OLD SCHOOL - What is meant by old school? Real charcoal and real wood. Jay Ray creates his own rubs and sauces. He makes his own delicious side dishes including Killer Mac n Cheese, Mom’s Baked Beans, Homemade Potato Salad & Cole Slaw. For the past seven years he has been perfecting his barbecue skills and it’s his passion that drives him. Jay Ray was asked for a little background. Here’s a little of what he had to say -

“Jay Ray's BBQ came together out of a passion and love for cooking...especially if it could be cooked on a grill. I was a regular with the food channel and my childhood passion for cooking flooded back to me. My heroes seemed to be the BBQ geniuses and I began to visit any BBQ place, food stand and truck that I could get to” he says while chuckling. So he began experimenting, making his own sauces and spices, varying cooking methods and temperatures.

“Pretty soon I thought I made some pretty tasty BBQ. Before long the volunteer line to taste test began to grow. This led into the tasters asking me to make a slab for them, a pound of pulled pork and my tasty BBQ chicken. I decided to try some side dishes and send them along. Pretty soon the demand overcame what I could do at home so I rented a commercial kitchen. - Jay Ray's BBQ was born.”

This year, Jay Ray will focus on his Pop Up dining locations & drive his catering services. He’s already taking orders for graduations and because his BBQ is so good, his calendar fills up fast. But don’t worry, you can always catch Jay Ray’s BBQ at this years two day barbecue event May 15th & 16th in Downtown Wyandotte and other local events. Find where he’ll be next by signing up for his news alerts at and follow him on Facebook. Give Jay Ray a call 313-231-0834

Look Over the entire March 2015 Edition Shop & Dine in Wyandotte

Get a copy of your own at these locations:

Wyandotte City Hall - 3200 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI 48192

Total Health Foods - 2938 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI 48192

Image Credit - Jason Ray featured in the center along with Wyandotte Mayor Joe Peterson on the right and Dr. Henri M. Pierre-Jacques on the left. Photo copyright MediaGrump LLC.

©Copyright MediaGrump LLC | Wyandotte, MI by Dan Cataldo

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2014 Wyandotte Street Art Fair Website

In case you missed it - MediaGrump had the privelage to create the new website for the 2014 Wyandotte Street Fair. Big thank you to Heather Thiede the Special Events Coordinator for the City of Wyandotte. We are looking forward to creating the next one for 2015! Take a look >>

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New Total Health Foods Website

Technology changes so fast making it difficult to keep up. We created the original THF website nearly 4 years ago - it served it's purpose but it has run its course. In this day and age we have mobile devices, tablets, laptop computers, desktops all of which demand their own rendering of a website page. Your information must be adaptable to these many platforms. And this is what we do - device ready websites that work across all digital platforms.

Introducing the new Total Health Foods website - Feel free to take a look as we continue to sweep up the construction dust.

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Delicious BBQ Ribs October 11th

Do you enjoy BBQ Ribs? Then you'll absolutely love this! Nanna's Kitchen is offering us all a special treat - their Award Winning BBQ Ribs available this Friday only! October 11th from 12pm to 7pm or while they last - and they go quick. You can dine in or call for carry out.

Winner of Mayor Peterson's BBQ Rib Throwdown 2 Years in a row!

Nanna's Kitchen is located at 2962 Biddle Ave - Downtown Wyandotte. Tele: 734-281-9093

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Joe's Hamburgers will be honoring the great cheeseburger and his 4th anniversary !!

Join us for:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Slider Eating Competition
  • Burger Grilling Competition
  • Cornhole Tournament
  • Food - Beer - Wine
  • Teams Wanted - Cash Prizes & Trophies

Festival and Competitions will be located at 125 Elm Street in Downtown Wyandotte at the Old Theater Lot


Burger Grilling Competition, Cornhole Tournament, & Slider Eating Contest.

Win Trophies & Cash Prizes!  

Click & Print below for registration forms and contest rules


Documents are provided to use for Registration & Contestant Rules
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