Q39’s New Chef Phillip Thompson Has A Resume Unlike Any Other Pitmaster In Town

Phillip Thompson is probably the only pitmaster in all of Kansas City with a vivid memory of his very first time eating smoked brisket. The year was 2015, and Thompson, now the new executive chef of Q39, was visiting Charleston, South Carolina, and wanted to learn more about Southern food.

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