John Haney drove one of his custom-built Alveron cookers from Charleston, SC, to NOLA for this year’s Hogs for the Cause. Following the event, he cooked his own barbecue for a pop-up dinner at Mister Mao.

John Haney cooking in front of Mister Mao
Racks of barbecued pork ribs
Smokey baked beans on John's custom-built cooker
Green beans with smoked turkey necks
John Haney poses for a portrait with Sophina Uong of Mister Mao
Another view of the smoked ribs
Detail of the Alveron logo on John's chef jacket
Menu details from the pop-up at Mister Mao
Kernis Louviere prepares bread pudding for dessert
John Haney and Kernis Louviere in front of the dinner guests
John Haney and Kernis Louviere giving each other accolades