Ambassador of the month

Boog Powell

Meet The Ambassadors

Meet Boog Powell, Orioles Legend and Professional Barbecuer

“I started grilling when I was 10-years-old when my dad, brother and I made a big slab of ribs on a homemade grill on a family camping trip. It was probably the best ribs and the best barbecue that I’ve had in my life. I have been hooked on barbecue since then, and I still love it, more now than ever before.” – Boog Powell

Try Boog’s Smoked Pork Loin recipe that’s similar to the sliced pork loin that is served at Boog’s on Eutaw St. in Camden Yards.

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Steven Raichlen, Back to Barbecue Day

Meet Steven Raichlen, expert griller, author, TV host and official #WhyIGrill Ambassador for #BacktoBarbecue Day.…


Brad Prose

Brad Prose is a professional recipe developer, food writer and culinary photographer. He is the founder and force behind Chiles and Smoke, a website dedicated to inspiring readers to use new flavor combinations, techniques and ingredients when grilling or smoking. His combined passion for fine dining and BBQ shines through his presentations and cooking style.

Who is HPBA?

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA), represents and provides professional member services and industry support, for manufacturers, retailers, distributors, representatives, service firms, and allied associates for all types of fireplace, stove, heater, barbecue and outdoor living appliances and accessories. Learn More

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