June 1st, 2003
Meggie Mikeska !
Meggie and Rudy III pose with their dad Tim after the commencement
ceremony at Taylor High Schools Class of 2003 graduation.
Meggie has had a very distinguished 4 years at Taylor High both on
an academic level, athletic level and leadership level.
Rudy Mikeska's catered all 215 THS Seniors after their Commencement
Mikeska Family in
New York City !!!
Cousins Nick, Gerry, Donna and Tim Mikeska were featured
on the CBS Early Show on May 23rd. We all had a great time and we sincerely
thank CBS for treating us so well.
click this link to see our video segment from the CBS Early Show.
We used Martha Stewarts Studio Kitchen to prepare our Texas Bar-B-Q.
(We hope she's not mad.....)
Gerry and Donna Mikeska in Martha's Kitchen
The Mikeska Cousins with Kim Williamson, our host and very capable producer
for the CBS Early Show. (We filled Martha's refrigerator with Texas
This was our featured table that had all of our smoked meats and seasonings
This table had the famous Mikeska's El Campo Summer Sausages, Ribs,
Rice Salad and Potato Salad. Mikeska's Taylor provided the Pinto Beans,
Bar-B-Q Sauce, and German Potatoes
Mikeska's Taylor Pork Sausage and USDA Mikeska Brand Beef Brisket.
Mikeska's El Campo Seasonings, and Summer Sausages
Mikeska's Taylor USDA Smoked Beef Brisket
Mikeska's El Campo Sausage.... (Tim Mikeska's favorite !!!!)
CBS Early Show Anchors Harry Smith, Julie Chen and Rene Syler preparing
their plates of Mikeska's Texas Bar-B-Q
CBS Anchor Harry Smith had high praises for the USDA Mikeska Brand Smoked
Nick Mikeska carving some his famous Pork Sausage for 2 hungry US Marines
Tim Mikeska and American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken
Nick,Gerry and Tim Mikeska sitting at the CBS News Anchor Desk in New
I want to thank my El Campo cousins for all their help
with our trip to New York. This would have been impossible without their
assistance. Most of the table displays featured their items from El
Campo. They did an outstanding job...... especially taking care of me.
Thanks to all of our great friends......
L. "Tim" Mikeska Jr.
Diamond Inn Hamburger Count.......
Tuesday's Only Total....... 39,411
Web Articles Relating
to Our Business:
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Click to View....
Early Show Video Segment featuring the Mikeska Family
Early Show Internet Site that featured the Mikeska Family
Chronicle Article About the Mikeska Family Food Businesses
American Statesmen Article About Rudy Mikeska's Turkey Fries
Army National Guard Article About Tim Mikeska's Trip to Bosnia
Article...."Smoke Gets in Your Mouth" Rudy Mikeska's
About Texas Bar-B-Q Spice and Seasoning Rubs
Club Food Review About Rudy Mikeska's (4 1/2**** Stars)
Networks TV Source Listing For Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Web Directory Listing For Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Chronicle Article About Central Texas Bar-B-Q
TV Recipe Listings for Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Yahoo Web Directory
Listing for Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Cooking Newsletter About Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Texas Bar-B-Q Restaurants (Texas BBQ Homepage)
Article on "Out of Town" Barbecue
Events and News Archives:
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Family CBS Announcement, Catering the Governor of Texas and The State
Mikeska's Thank You Letter for Thinking of Him During His Cancer Surgery,
Rotary Club Inner City Meet with Smoked Ribeye Steaks, TXDOT Awards
Chicken Fried Steaks.
Brand© Product labels, Taylor Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet
Frying Turkeys for Holiday Specials, Christmas Party's, Timothy at the
Mikeska's Bar-B-Q Product Label, State Comptroller's Idea Fair, Brittany
Archive Highlights: 9-23-2002......Tim
Mikeska's City Council Site, St. Mary's School Benefit, Westlake
High School Meet the Players Event, Boat for Sale.
Baptist Church Chicken Fried Steaks, El Campo Mikeska's catering in
Port Aransas's Blue Wave Boat Tournament
Carter Wedding, Texas A&M Stiles Farm Foundation Event, Young Tim
Mikeska learning the business, "The
Mikeska's and the entire Mikeska Family in new "Legends of Texas
Barbecue" book, Mikeska's listed in the Texas Trail of Legendary
Tim Mikeska's Swearing- In and Oath of Office for the Taylor City Council,
Serving the Governor of Texas at the State Capitol, Catering Versatility,
Airport Hangar Party, Julia Kaase
Tim Mikeska's City Council Announcement, TXDOT Fish Fry, Judge John
Carter's for Congress Political Fundraiser Event at Mikeska's Durango
Room, Rattlesnake's for Snacks at the Snake Sacking Championships.
President Bush's Appointment of Maj.Gen Daniel James to Head the Air
National Guard, Crockett High School's Chicken Fried Steaks cooked on
location, El Paso
Super Bowl Party
Taylor Christmas Parade, Labtops Christmas & Williamson County Judges
Christmas Parties, Aunt Martha Mikeska Vanecek, Vanecek's Missile-Hunting
Silo, Candy and the Kids.
Archive Highlights: 11-19-2001......
Austin Chronicle Article about the Mikeska
and Vanecek Family, New Airplane for Mikeska's, Family Time
Tribute for 9-11-01, Catering the Texas Task Force One Return From New
York Rescue Homecoming Event, with Senator Barrientos and old friend
Rescue Specialist, Rod Dennison
Archive Highlights: 8-1-2001......Tribute
to Our Mother, Joy Aline Mikeska 2-19-1922 - 6-30-2001, Obituary and
Eulogy by Tim Mikeska
Highlights:6-1-2001.......Serving the Governor
of Texas, Hyde Park Baptist Church Quarries, Dell Computer Event, TXDOT
Fish Fry at Camp Mabry, Making Cherry Plum Jelly, Mikeska's Picked as
an Official Yahoo! Site.
the Texas State Legislature, House Speaker Pete Laney, Del Webbs Sun
City Event, New Austin Convention Center "Topping Out" Party,
Schwertner Farms: "Quiet Birdmen"
Mikeska Awarded the "Texas Eagle Award" in ceremony at Houston's
Adams Mark Hotel, Small Business Bar-B-Q at the State Capitol
Networks 5th Replay of FoodNations Program and Show Schedule, Temple
College Mardi Gras Event Fundraiser, Smoked Pork Loin, Joy Mikeska's
Networks FoodNations Program Air Date, Happy 16th Birthday Meggie Mikeska,
THS Sophomore Class Catfish Dinner Fundraiser, Vanecek Family's Superbowl
and New Years Wishes, City of Taylor's Christmas Party,Williamson County
Judges Christmas Party
Army National Guards Bosnia Homecoming Party, Tim with U.S. Senator
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Reports of the Food Networks "FoodNations" Program, Las Vegas
of the Filming of Food Network's FoodNations Program with Chef Bobby
Network's Food Nations Program Announcement with Tim Mikeska, Texas
Heritage Coalition Event at the State Capitol, Agriculture Commissioner
Susan Combs visits Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q.
Coverage of the Zimmerhanzel Altman Wedding.
Mikeska's Featured in United Airlines
Hemispheres Magazine, Taylor High School "Ducks" Homecoming
Lunch, Zimmerhanzel-Altman Wedding
Rentals Catfish Buffet, Tim Mikeska....appointed to the Board of Health.
National Guard Family Readiness Dinner, Soldiers Return From Bosnia,
One Last Picture From Bosnia
High School's 1,400 guests at the Stadium,
Ribs Served Hot Off The Pit, Happy Birthday Mike Vanecek
"Quiet Birdmen", Mikeska's 22nd Annual Taylor International
BBQ Cookoff Judges Party, Our meat selections
Kids:"Wanted Poster", Rudy III and Tim making "Mikeska
Brand" sausage, few more BOSNIA pictures
more pictures, BIG Redfish
more pictures, our July 4th Bar-B-Q at Eagle Base Tuzla, Bosnia
my personal thoughts and my first list of pictures
& Angie Mikeska's Wedding, Texas A&M University's Stiles Farm
Foundation Annual Bar-B-Q.
Barbecue Book, Keith's New McDonalds Franchise, Tribute to Matt Maddox,
Francisco, Taylor Publishing Party, Rudy's Glazed Brick Pit/Smoker.
Highlights: 5-15-2000..... My Grandfather
John Mikeska, Mom & Dad in the 1950's, My Dad and I in 1961, Skiing
Mikeska Cousins, Bosnia Update
Rudy's Grand Champion, Cooking Crawfish, Our Corporate Airplane, Picnic
4-20-2000......History of our Building,
cooking a ton of beans, New Round Rock Express Stadium "Dell Diamond",
SP-500 Mobile Pit smoking our famous Pork Loin
4-9-2000.......Serving the Governor at
the Capitol, Longhorn Band, Lt. Gov.Rick Perry and Timothy, Astros at
Enron Field, Nolan Ryan
3-25-2000....... Movie at the Mikeska
Home, My Children, Candy's Birthday, Military C-130 to California Catering,
Some of My Aunts.
Baylor University Award, Lent Specials, SnakeShow, Meggie's Scholastic
Award, Definition of "Bohemian"
3-2-2000.......... Diamond Inn Hamburgers,
More of Gerry's Wedding, BOSNIA yes or no?
2-14-2000........ A Mikeska Wedding, Sheriff
Ed Richards, Crockett High School Sports Banquet
1-15-2000........ Merle Haggard's Wedding
12-29-99..........Hoover Family, Rudy Sr's Prayer Garden,