Chef and Owner Lee Ann Whippen brings her competition ribs downtown to Chicago Q.

“Chef Whippen founded Wood Chick’s BBQ Catering Company and BBQ Competition Team in Chesapeake, VA in 2002. In that short time, Wood Chick’s has won Multiple State BBQ Grand Championships and Awards in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, most recently winning the 2009 Virginia Grand Champion.

Her Beef Brisket recipe appears in the “2006 James Beard Award Winning” cookbook “The New American Cooking” by Joan Nathan.”