Barbecue and Grilling News from around the world from the past week from June 25, 2017
Author Archive: Richard Wachtel
Born and raised in Long Island, New York Richard Wachtel has developed a passion for all things about barbecue and grilling and sharing this love with the world through social media, digital marketing and blogging about his cooking adventures on his website www.GrillingWithRich.com. Richard has interviewed the top names in barbecue and grilling such as four-time BBQ Grand World Champion Chris Lilly, and other world class pitmasters such as Myron Mixon, Melissa Cookston, and Tuffy Stone... just to name a few. In addition, GrillingwithRich.com has become a BBQ authority for media outlets and has been citied in many online publications such as: Yahoo News, Freinds Eat.com and USA Today’s Men’s Health. Rich lives just outside the nation's capital in Virginia with his wife, and #1 tastetester - his beagle, Cooper.
Operation BBQ Relief partners with YETI as an Official sponsor which will help Operation BBQ Relief feed displaced families and emergency personnel in disaster areas.
Melissa Cookston, the “Winningest Woman in Barbecue,” will be inducted into the 2017 class of the Barbecue Hall of Fame at the American Royal in KC
Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Results: Big Bob Gibson Wins 5th Championship in Tom Lee Park in Memphis TN
Smithfield food sets the Guinness book of world records title for the largest grilling lesson in Kansas City, MO