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Hi, I’m Mark. I’ve got a real passion for food and outdoor cooking.   My BBQ journey began when I inherited an old grill from my father in-law which I regularly used to burn all kinds of different dishes, mostly sausages and burgers but sometimes as a treat I would grill some dry, tasteless chicken. Eventually I realised that I needed to either give up or kick on and learn the dark art of BBQ. I decided on the latter, knuckled down and once I was happy with my progress I invested in a Kamado Joe Classic. The Kamado was...

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ambassador, Kelly -

Hi, I’m Kelly.  I grew up in Merseyside but, for the last 20 odd years, I’ve lived with my husband and young family in the beautiful Angus countryside here in Scotland.   Having grown up with a dad who loved to BBQ, I’d always been exposed to an element of live fire cooking.  Those memories of him standing at the grill, and us all eating as a family in the garden are some of my happiest. After leaving home, it wasn’t until June 2015 that I dipped my toe into the world of BBQ.  One day, being a keen home cook,...

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ambassador, Keith Cooks -

Keith Greig / @keithcooks_ I’m  “just a guy who loves to cook”. As a keen foodie and general lover of meat based products, I am keen to reconnect with the food on my plate and understand the journey from “field to plate. Sustainability is at the core of my cooking and try to keep my produce as local and seasonal as possible. I dabble in a bit of photography and spend most my day thinking about food and what to cook next. I’m new to the whole BBQ game but with the support of fellow A&O Ambassadors, I am learning...

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Our first new recruit for 2022 is Jack Dadswell! We met Jack a few years ago when we hosted our first BBQ School in London and he has become a great friend and supporter of the brand ever since! Follow his cooking adventures on here - where you'll find him cooking up a storm with Dexter, and we're sure you'll agree little Dexter is the star of the show! Here Jack introduces himself and tells us a little more about his journey into BBQ 👇 I’m Jack I’m from London but now on the east Kent coast in sunny Margate. I started bbqin’...

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I’m Rob, born in Scotland, brought up in the High Peak, Derbyshire and now Midlands based. My background is being a classically trained Chef with 14 years experience of cooking around hotels and restaurants around Europe. I stopped being a chef a number of years ago to pursue a career in a different sector. Now I’m a Dad of three amazing girls and a long suffering wife For the last eight years I’ve been transferring my culinary knowledge to predominantly cooking over coals in the great outdoors. I have unintentionally started to collect quite a few outside cooking devices which...

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