The Open Pit® Heritage

Our heritage rests in traditions passed down through generations of families that use Open Pit® for their backyard BBQ’s. Open Pit boasts a unique blend of spices and tang, perfect right out of the bottle or adding your own favorite special ingredients… so you’re the boss of your secret BBQ sauce recipe.

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Open Pit® was introduced in Detroit as a classic tangy BBQ sauce to liven up family meals.

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Open Pit® introduced the Thick & Tangy recipe for better cling to all kinds of delicious foods.

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Open Pit® changed its bottles from glass to plastic for the convenience of consumers in storing and daily use.

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Family chefs all over the U.S. are "boss of their sauce" with Open Pit® BBQ Sauce --whether they're in Chicago, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Detroit, Milwaukee...

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Sizzling sauces! Recipes to turn your BBQ into a delicious family feast.

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