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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

A New MUST TRY Fried Turkey Seasoning and The 2021 Texas Monthly Top BBQ Joints Is Out!

10/21/2021
(October 19, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - Starting off the 2nd hour is the creator of the Hardcore Carnivore brand of products and quarterly guest, Jess Pryles! Aside from making some really great rubs and other BBQ products, she is a prolific recipe creator! All of her recipes can be found at the Jess Pryles website and tonight we will talk about what her life is like during the holiday run ups. When you stop to think about it, when do you see holiday recipes? NOW! So, in order to test these...

Duration:01:12:07

Steven Raichlen Says Smoked Cream Cheese Is Old Hat To Him!

10/19/2021
(October 19, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm: Steven Raichlen, BBQ Hall of Fame'er and BBQ Central Show Guest Hall of Fame'er and creator of Barbecue Bible, joins me for his regular monthly segment. Tonight we will discuss the beginnings of his 2022 Project Fire taping that will take place in St. Louis! While the majority of his past TV shows have typically remained in one area during their lifespan, Project Fire has moved along the country at least 3 times now. We will talk to Steven about the move...

Duration:00:50:42

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

10/15/2021
Episode 198 October 16, 2012 - Featuring Mike McCloud, the CEO and President of MMA Creative and, of course, the founder/creator of The World Food Championships...and on this night we were talking about the 2nd season of the then Sam’ Club National BBQ Series...anyone remember that? It was kind of a big deal...now longer going on...but for a stretch of almost 10...it was one of the most important events of it’s kind...in fact, there was nothing like it before and there has been nothing like...

Duration:00:11:59

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

10/8/2021
Episode 197 August 13, 2013 – David Marks from Wilbur’s Revenge BBQ Team, owner of many Famous Dave’s BBQ stores and the Chief Media Officer of Operation BBQ Relief...this was his first time on the show back in 2013...so if you aren’t familiar with David or what his background is, this is a good segment for you to check out...he’s also been on the show a few times since then to talk about OBR stuff...Make sure you are subscribed to the podcast feed to make sure you get the “Best Moments...

Duration:00:08:29

Sam The Cooking Guy Asks “How Much Is Too Much??”

10/7/2021
(October 5, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - The 1st Tuesday of the month in the 2nd hour brings a visit from Sam The Cooking Guy! Will we take your calls and questions, of course, but we will also talk a bit about growing social channels, smoked cream cheese and one of my favorite meats in the past 2 years, LAMB! 10:35pm - Depending on how the previous segment goes with Sam, we might dig into the prize closet to give some things away as we play a game of "Cheese or Font"...or something along...

Duration:00:57:48

Is How to BBQ Right Breaking Tik Tok In A Good Way? Also, Protect Your Stuff Now!

10/6/2021
(October 5, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm: Believe it or not, we are starting quarter 4 of 2021...and YES, it is rapidly coming to a close! To start the last quarter of the year we are joined by the co-creator of How To BBQ Right, Malcom Reed. Tonight, Malcom and I will be talking about a number of things to include a competition they took part in putting together in Hernando, maybe we will get the name of the top donors of their Palmer Home fundraiser they did this year and we will also talk more...

Duration:01:05:16

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

10/1/2021
Episode 196 October 4, 2016 - Dr. BBQ (Ray Lampe) was my guest during this show back in 2016...we were answering some questions from some social media platforms. Ray recapped his time participating at something called “Grillstock” which is now no longer happening...however, it existed for a good 5 or 6 years and was a HUGE event over there! We also mentioned something named “Haywood Jablowme...and his sous chef Ben Dover...you can see where we are going here… Ray also talked about how he was...

Duration:00:09:59

100% Assurity Picks With the Embedded Correspondents & The 2021 BBQ Central show Guest HOF Inductions!

9/30/2021
(September 28, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm &10:35pm - The 4th Tuesday of the month brings another edition of the ultra popular Embedded Correspondents segment. Tonight, we will cover a few current topics before we delve into the 2021 BBQ Central Show Guest Hall of Fame debate and ultimate induction of this year's class. Who makes it in...we would love your input as well! Email me and I will work in your choices...5 go in in 2021!! BBQ Central Show Sponsors! The BBQ Guru Big Poppa Smokers Green...

Duration:01:03:34

Boom’s Pizza Talk Along With The Google and Amazon Pitfalls To Watch Out For!

9/28/2021
(September 28, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm: After an incredible debut from a few months ago, Chef Ben Bebenroth (Spice Acre Farms) returns to talk about one of my favorite topics...PIZZA! Ben has been working on a concept here in the Cleveland area called "Boom's Pizza" We will talk about how that vision is coming along and how he plans to grow it. On top of that, we will also talk about pizza making in general and get some tips from him on how to make a great pie at home. 9:35pm: After Ben,...

Duration:00:59:55

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

It’s BBQ Science With Meathead: The Stall Explained!

9/15/2021
(September 14, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm: The 2nd Tuesday brings a visit from the creator of Amazingribs.com, Meathead!! Tonight we will unveil a multi-month segment called "BBQ Science with Meathead". The high level concept is to take a specific BBQ topic that many newcomers might not know much about and explain what is really going. Tonight we will tackle the always talked about "Stall". We will debunk nonsense along the way as well! BBQ Central Show Sponsors! The BBQ Guru Big Poppa Smokers...

Duration:00:58:55

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

**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