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The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

Language:

English

Contact:

2169520000


Episodes

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

9/24/2021
Episode 195 8/13/2013 -- Sometimes on this show you will hear me refer to “The Golden Age of BBQ”...what does that mean?? Well, 10 years ago, BBQ of all kinds, especially competition, was all over the place...no more prevalent place than TV. BBQ Pitmasters was THEE show of its time and everyone who watched it realized that they didn’t have to be a world class athlete...or even need to be in ANY KIND of physical shape, to be the best pitmaster in the country...and this brought a ton of...

Duration:00:11:56

Do You Want To Be On Season 2 of The American BBQ Showdown??

9/23/2021
(September 21, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm: Remember last year when The American BBQ Showdown hit Netflix and everyone was talking about it? I had a few of the contestants on the show and we talked about the experience with them. Joining me in the 2nd hour is Stephanie Lewis who is the Casting Director for season 2! We will talk about the application process, how to position yourself in these interviews and what traits/qualities they look for when casting a show like this. If YOU have ever...

Duration:00:59:14

We Talk Best Squash Recipes And Visit With A Newly Crowned King of BBQ!

9/21/2021
(September 21, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm: Steven Raichlen, from the Barbecue Bible, is ready to join us tonight to talk about squash, squash and more squash! It is in season now across many portion of the country and it appears to be one of Steven's favorite things to add live-fire too for flavor. We will learn all about the varieties and which ones are the best to roast, smoke or BBQ and what the best way to prep them is as they get ready to hit the cooker. We will also talk about cooking the...

Duration:00:59:39

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

9/17/2021
Episode 194 September 6, 2011 - Backyard chicken round table. With Shane Draper, Jeremy Sleshmen and Chad Ward. Here's the good news about any BBQ round table you might run across from my past shows...and some go WAAAAY back to the early 2010’s...the majority of them are still 90% GOOD info even to this day. Sure, there are some techniques or rub that might have changed...but the vast majority of the info you hear on these is still good today and will help you be a better backyard cook and,...

Duration:00:09:36

Big Poppa Goes For American Royal Gold – Again!

9/16/2021
(September 14, 2021 - Hour one) 10:14pm: Owner of Big Poppa Smokers and pitmaster of the same team name, Sterling Ball, joins me. The 2nd hour will be ripe with American Royal build up as that takes place this coming weekend. Sterling won the event in 2012 and we will do a look back and see where his appreciation has grown 9 years later. Of course, I will ask Sterling about where the state of competition BBQ is and what might need to be tweaked and what is good as is. We will also talk about...

Duration:00:59:17

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

9/10/2021
Episode 193 Sept 20, 2016 - A look back at September 11th from 5 years ago...this Saturday will be the 20th anniversary of this event...one that changed our way of life in many ways...especially in the ways we travel now. I have said it before and I will say it again...the further we move past the event itself, the more it becomes “something you read about or see on TV” on that day only. The details fade...especially for those who were too young to remember or who were not even born yet and...

Duration:00:06:42

Ghost Kitchens Helps You Scale And Win In 2021!

9/9/2021
(September 7, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm: Owner of Cali BBQ and Cali BBQ Media and host of the Digital Hospitality podcast, Shawn Walchef, joins me tonight to talk about how he has converted his traditional BBQ restaurant into a BBQ commissary of sorts. While many businesses struggled during COVID, Shawn and his team remained playable during the time and figured out how they could change to bring the restaurant and the brand to new levels of success. If you are in restaurant ownership right...

Duration:00:58:14

Best Tailgating Tips, Smoked Cream Cheese and The Peg Leg Porker!

9/8/2021
(September 7, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm: Welcome to the end of Q3 in 2021! Malcom Reed from How to BBQ Right (and maybe Mark Williams of Swine Life) joins me tonight to talk about tailgating recipes, tailgating best practices and something we haven't really talked about a lot on the show...DEEP FRYING! Malcom and Mark have been playing around with a deep fryer that I have plenty of questions on. If you have a question for Malcom, please send it to me and I will mix it in during our segment...

Duration:00:58:55

**Bonus Content – Greg Guest’s On The Real Food Real People Podcast**

9/4/2021
Recently I was asked to be a guest on the food based podcast entitled "Real Food Real People" The show is hosted by Pat, and her husband Doug is the "engineer/producer". The show talks about a variety of different food topics and they also have a number of expert guests on to cover whatever the topic of the week is! New episodes are released each week and some even come with a "Second Helping". If you haven't gotten a taste of how The BBQ Central show started, how the show has grown and what...

Duration:01:09:08

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

9/3/2021
Episode 191 September 4, 2012 - Today we feature one of the most iconic Pitmasters in the Northeast (and the country) Chris Hart from I-Que who was my guest back then and we were talking about the impending Jack Daniels BBQ World Championship he was going to compete in. Back in 2012, Team I-Que was going for their 11th year in a row!! A huge feat regardless of team or sport...they were a past grand champion of the event back in 2009, but 11 years for this event is not something that many, if...

Duration:00:10:40

Should You Wash Your Meat Under The Sink? We Say No Way!

9/2/2021
(August 31, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm: Quarterly guest and creator of the Hardcore Carnivore brand, Jess Pryles joins me to kick off the 2nd hour. Topics we will hit tonight include the new Tex-Mex rub she just announced a handful of weeks ago, Smithfield video shoots, flanken cut beef ribs, washing meat under the sink and much much more. If you have a question for Jess, please email them to me and I will try to mix them in during the segment tonight! 10:35pm - There is a REALLY good chance...

Duration:01:02:31

The Best Gaucho Grill On The Market And We Also Answer Why Brisket Is So Much Money!

9/1/2021
(August 31, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm: Most of us in this industry know about most of the grills and cookers that are available currently. But how many of us really know a lot about Argentinian style cookers? Tonight, first time guest Matt Brothers will join me to discuss his passion for this style of cooking and how this led to his business, Nuke Grills. We will also learn about the cookers and how to best use them. 9:35pm: After Matt, one of the biggest names in the BBQ industry, Tim Mikeska...

Duration:00:59:44

**BONUS CONTENT – What Does It Take To Build A BBQ/Grilling Accessories Empire??

8/28/2021
(Recorded 8/27/2021) In this bonus content episode I am joined by the owner of Yukon Glory, Esriel Rappaport. Esriel has a very unique story of getting into this market and how the company has evolved over the years along with bringing some of the most well thought out products to the market. Within the next 30 minutes or so, Esriel will share how the company started, how they grew the business and what value doing their R&D here in the states brings to the end product. He shares a number of...

Duration:00:35:42

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

8/27/2021
Episode 191 August 24, 2010 - BBQ Fan favorite Rod Gray of Pellet Envy, is featured on this episode and we talked in-depth about where Wagyu briskets were in that era. If you can believe it, there was a time where wagyu was not the mainstream pick...in fact, 11 years ago or longer, many of the top Pitmasters actually poo-pooed all over it. One of the key points in this segment was me asking Rod if he thinks that wagyu briskets will stick and become the norm...much like injections were...

Duration:00:09:14

Will the Royal, The Jack and The WFC Happen in 2021???

8/26/2021
(August 24, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm & 10:35pm - The Embedded Correspondents join me for their standing 2nd hour appointment. Topics that we will cover tonight include: our favorite rubs on the 4 main BBQ meats, the growing popularity of smoking cream cheese, the shift of social media in the live-fire industry, speculating on which major BBQ competitions will or will not take place this year and setting the stage for the BBQ Central Show Guest Hall of Fame nominating show that will take...

Duration:01:10:10

New Pizza Products From Bob Trudnak & BBQ Biz Talk With Derrick Riches

8/24/2021
(August 24, 2021 - Houe One) 9:14pm: Longest running sponsor of the show, The BBQ Guru's own Bob Trudnak, joins me to lead the show. Tonight we will talk about a few new products he is bringing to market that revolve around the pizza world. We will also get a "state of the Guru" update and we will also discuss Bob's passion for cooking in general and how he plans to leverage that in the future. 9:35pm: After Bob, I will be joined by 4th Tuesday of the month regular, Derrick Riches. On tap to...

Duration:01:01:16

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

8/20/2021
Episode 190 August 21, 2021 - Remember the incredibly popular showed on the Food Network called "Chopped"? Of course you do...aside from me, everyone thinks that show is great! In an effort to change it up a bit, Chopped went to a "grill-master" style show that had a number of personalities on it to include Ray Lampe. We talked about how he got on the show and what the experience was like and we also got into having to audition for shows even though he was so accomplished even back then! Ray...

Duration:00:11:05

Hey Grill Hey Rebranded & How To Open A BBQ Trailer.

8/19/2021
(August 17, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - Kicking off the 2nd hour is quarterly guest and the creator of the uber-popular Hey Grill Hey, Susie Bulloch. Tonight Susie (and maybe Todd) and I will talk about their complete rebrand and relaunch of their entire product line and corresponding websites and what went into that. We will also talk about their risks and decisions that go into something like this when your existing brand is doing so well. We will also talk about the launch of their new app...

Duration:00:59:27

The Best Beach BBQ & We Just Missed Peg Leg Porker!

8/17/2021
(August 17, 2021 - hour One) 9:14pm: August is rapidly sweeping by but we won't miss our regular segment with BBQ icon, Steven Raichlen from Barbecue Bible. Tonight we will talk about beach grilling, his favorite garden dishes, the secrets to cooking great chicken thighs, how to cook the perfect steak and much more! 9:35pm: After Steven, I will be joined by a legend in his own right and the creator if the Peg Leg Porker brand, Carey Bringle. This is Carey's first time on the show (which is a...

Duration:00:52:54

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

8/13/2021
Episode 189 July 10, 2010 - Hot Grill on Grill Action was a guest on the show back then. This was actually done in the “After-Dark” segment before the show blew out to a full two hour weekly show. Logan Hendrickson and Ryan Amos showed up and we talked about their background and how they got into cooking. They were getting ready to be on the 2nd season of BBQ Pitmasters back then. I also gave a quick take before we started talking with the guys about “teams that just wanted to be on TV”...a...

Duration:00:10:19