Chef Madison Ruckel

Madison grew up in the panhandle of Florida and graduated from Johnson and Wales in 2000. At Home Team’s inception in 2006, he started working as sous chef under Taylor Garrigan and eventually advanced to Chef and Partner of the West Ashley location in 2009. Madison has been honing his “live fire” skills for years, experimenting with different methods on several types of cookers: Southern Prides, Langs, Oylers, BQ Grills, etc. He, alongside Aaron and Taylor, has been invited as feature chef/pitmaster to several of the country’s best events, as well as some international ones, such as Meatopia 2014 in London, Churrascada 2015 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and The Rib Festival at The Blues Kitchen in London in 2016.