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.

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

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

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

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...


Try Thick & Sweet in three mouth-watering flavors!


Our Recipes

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

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