“The level many BBQ fans already have at home is very, very high” – An interview with: Matthias Otto (MONOLITH Grill GmbH)

Matthias Otto at spoga+gafa 2018 in Cologne – Photo: R. Moers

Kamado grills were still relatively unknown 15 years ago in Germany. Today, the round ceramic grills that allow temperatures of between 70 and 400 degrees Celsius to be generated, have many fans among top and hobby chefs. Because especially slowly cooked pieces of meat remain particularly tender when prepared in them.

“We have got a lot of things that will make the hearts of our fans beat faster” – an interview with Michael Reuter (Weber)

Michael Reuter, Executive Director Germany at Weber-Stephen – Photo: Weber

The BBQ expert Weber-Stephen is represented at spoga+gafa, the biggest garden trade fair in the world, in Cologne again this year. Traditionally, the American company presents its extensive world of products throughout the whole of Hall 1. We spoke to Michael Reuter, Executive Director Germany at Weber-Stephen about the imminent trade fair event.

In the garden with: Franca Mangiameli (Nutritionist and author)

Franca Mangiameli – Photo: systemed

In the autumn of 2018 “Das große LOGI-Grillbuch“ (The big LOGI BBQ book) by Franca Mangiameli will be out as a paperback. The certified nutritionist wrote the book together with her colleague, Heike Lemberger. She already previously published several cooking books on the theme low-carb. Furthermore, TV viewers know her as a nutrition expert from various dieting shows (“BigDiet” and “Diät-Duell”) or from health journals.

3 questions for: Tom Heinzle (Tom’s Grillwerkstatt)

Tom Heinzle – Photo: tomsgrillwerkstatt.at

“I inherited a good sense of taste and smell,” said Tom Heinzle. The man from Austria was infected with the barbecue bug many years ago: “Winter barbecues”, “Vegetarian barbecues” or “The new smoker kitchen” are just a few of the book titles he has published. Heinzle has additionally proved himself in competitions: With his team from “Tom’s Grillwerkstatt” he has claimed the BBQ Vice World Championship title and Austrian State Championship title several times.