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Twenty six year old Leonard Botello represents a new type of pit master. While culinary skills were honed at his family’s restaurant, he wasn’t born into a famous barbecue family. He didn’t learn his smoking skills under the tutelage of an old master or even work at one of the legendary barbecue joints. In fact, while he respects and has visited the old favorites, he idolizes a younger generation of pit masters, such as Aaron Franklin and John Lewis.