Head Fire Maker Christopher Prieto of Prime Barbecue is excited to announce that he will be appearing on Food Network's Chopped Grill Masters, with the first episode of the show airing on July 31, 2018. The episode Prieto will appear on is scheduled for Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 9pm ET/PT. Each chef competing is repping their region's barbecue style to battle it out for the $50,000 grand prize. Tune in and watch Prieto battle it out with other top grill masters from around the country.
About Christopher Prieto
Christopher Prieto, the owner and head fire maker of Prime Barbecue, is also a champion pitmaster, book author, barbecue judge, teacher and barbecue eating expert. After years of experience through cooking, teaching and judging, Prieto believes that he has achieved what he considers “barbecue excellence” with his signature style that fuses together elements of Texas, North Carolina and Kansas City flavors. Prieto is opening Prime Barbecue in Knightdale, NC in late fall 2018. Prime Barbecue will include both indoor and outdoor seating along with a unique bar area by the "pit room." There, customers will be able to see and smell the barbecue being prepared.
If you are interested in scheduling a phone interview with Prieto to discuss his experience on the show, we are more than happy to coordinate. We can also connect you with Food Network's public relations team for any show assets (e.g., images, clips).
You can find the link to meet all of the pitmaster participating in the show by visiting Food Network's website.