Ben is global marketing manager at Kamado Joe and a leading BBQ influencer, as a highly accomplished cook, as well as author, podcaster and blogger.
Charlotte is an award-winning cookery writer, teacher and chef. She is the author of five cookery books and is currently the Chair of the Guild of Food Writers. Charlotte is founder of Field and Fork School and runs catering company Charlotte’s Kitchen.
Dan is head grill master at Weber. He demonstrates the art of barbecuing to thousands on and offline, overseeing the brand’s cooking activities, developing recipes and writing courses for Weber’s grill academies.
Dan is known around the world as The Curry Guy. Not because we forget his real name, but because, quite simply, he is the curry guy, with a series of best-selling cookbooks.
David and Holly Jones run Manna from Devon Cooking School, focusing on Wood Fired Ovens. With over 12 years of teaching experience, they are the UK leaders in their field and have written three wood-fired cookbooks.
This is the husband and wife team of Andrew and Laura Scourfield. They are both NHS doctors in London and in their spare time cook amazing, adventurous live fire dishes together.
Jackie is a world champion barbecue cook, who beat the Americans at their own game. She now runs a BBQ school and rub business from her home in Kent, sharing her passion and expertise.
Jon is a live fire chef running cookery classes for Delivita and Weber. He runs the ‘Live Fire’ stage at Black Deer festival and co-owns Quay Street Diner in Bristol. The original Grillstock founder and author of the best selling Grillstock BBQ Book.
Josh is head chef at the Holland & Holland shooting grounds in Middlesex. He has previously worked as private chef to David and Victoria Beckham and Tom Cruise.
Kay Singh is author of The Mostly Indian Batch Cookbook and recipe developer at Campbells Prime Meat. The recipes featured come from the book, with cooking a connection to Kay’s cultural roots as a British Asian.
Marcus is one of the most familiar and admired names on the BBQ scene, with his hugely popular CountryWoodSmoke business, providing recipes, videos and inspiration on cooking outdoors. He is also the author of the best-selling book Food and Fire.
Phil is executive chef at Lainston House – the luxury country house hotel near Winchester in Hampshire, which is also home to the Exclusive Collection’s Season Cookery School.
Founder of Low and Slow BBQ, cooking great local Kentish produce over fire and wood.
A new name in the world of fire and smoke.
Sue is an award winning Home Cook, blogger and food writer. She lives in Devon and is well known for her bakes and BBQ cooking.
Tim is co-author of the best-selling recipe book Blistering Barbecues and has catered for massive live fire events, as well as private parties and weddings around the world.
Valerie is a chef, food stylist, consultant and cookbook author, based in Los Angeles. She has cooked in leading American restaurants and styled food for movies such as Titanic and Oceans 11.
Amanda and Russ Southgate are an Essex based couple who are passionate about all things food and drink. They have a particular love for outdoor cooking and in their spare time, work together to develop and cook globally inspired recipes.