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Dr. Howard Conyers is an engineer by day that has trained all his life on the family farm in Manning, SC in the art, not rocket science,  of pitcooked whole hog bbq.  Conyers is also known in New Orleans as CarolinaQNOLA.

Upcoming Events

The acomplished pitmaster can be commissioned to convert pitcooked whole hog bbq into culinarly experiences, demostrations, and lectures. Email today at


Hogs for the Cause

The purpose of Hogs For The Cause is to provide aid to those variable expenses and economic burdens families face while their child is being treated for pediatric brain cancer.  Involved since 2013

In the News 2015

New Orleans Magazine - Heading Places by Nick Weldon (May 2015 Issue)


Southern Living Daily South Blog - Howard Conyers: Rocket Scientist, Pitmaster by Robert Moss


New Orleans Times Picayune - Seeking Hogs for the Cause glory, teams smoke in the tub, fridge and backyard shed - The 10 Top Dishes(and Jello Shots) to Try at Hogs for the Cause 2015 by Gwendolyn Knapp


The physical brick and mortar bbq experience is not me, because some lacks the authenicity created by the communal aspect of an iconic American Tradition.    Some of the best South Carolina Whole Hog BBQ I have enjoyed have come from a barn on the farm, by unheralded cooks.


H. Conyers

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