Founder Feature: Matthew Cuff of Just Q'in BBQ

Meet Matthew Cuff.

Owner of Just Q'in BBQ.



"At the beginning, start with quality and consistency and the rest will take care of itself."



Just Q’in BBQ is an authentic Texas-style BBQ restaurant, food truck, and catering service.

Q: What makes Cincinnati a great place to start a business?

A: It's a big little city where one can really make a name for themselves and their business quickly.


Q: How did a grant from Main Street Ventures impact you and your business?

A: This grant is a real foundational piece for us to grow by increasing production capability and operational efficiency.


Q: What does a typical day in your life look like?

A: 5 am wake up and train until 730ish, work until 5 or 6, and home with my wife and girls for the evening.



Q: What is a lesson you've learned that has shaped your work?

A: Start with what's best for the guest and work backward from there.


Q: What's next for Just Q' in BBQ?

A: A second location.