Midkiff Mafia Headed to Vegas to Compete in World Food Championship

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A local Mafia group is headed to Vegas to take down their competition but it's not what you think.

The Midkiff Mafia will be going to Las Vegas this week to compete in the World Food Championship.

The family barbecue team just won the coveted cook of the year trophy through the Lone Star Barbecue Society.

The group specializes in brisket, beans, chicken and ribs.

The World Food Championship kicks off in Vegas and the Midkiff Mafia will be going up against more than 200 other teams for the $300,000 prize.