Most of the questions
our editors get are from readers who want to know, Who is your greatest bbq grilling influencer?
The reasons for the questions can be varied. Sometimes the users are looking for a mentor or a teacher they can reach out to ask some questions. Other times the question may be intended to see if they may have someone in their life which is equally willing to give of their time to share the secrets of the grill.
Most of our editorial staff have some degree of formal cooking education. Some attended culinary school for some period of time.
However backyard grilling is not oftern taught at formal cooking schools. What you will find is that many times students who grew up with a lot of BBQ knowledge in their family will either quit formal training or immediately pick up grilling as soon as they graduate.