Grilling is the world's oldest and one of the healthiest cooking methods. It also is the perfect way to cook for today's healthy lifestyle, being naturally high in flavor, low in fat and short on preparation time. BARBECUE UNIVERSITY offers viewers a complete crash course on the how-to's of barbecuing and grilling. THE BBQU "campus" is the historic Greenbrier resort and the "classroom" features a state-of-the-art collection of grills and smokers. BARBECUE UNIVERSITY host Steven Raichlen has become the world's foremost authority on barbecue.
Join Emmy Award-winning travel host and producer Mickela Mallozzi on her adventures as she experiences the world, one dance at a time! From re-discovering her family's roots in Southern Italy to exploring the diverse regions of Central Asia in the hills of Turkey, Mickela's travels explore the traditional side of every culture while connecting with the local community through celebration and artistic expression.
Pitmaster Aaron Franklin takes a boisterous BBQ culture road trip - featuring the people, the places and, of course, the food. The series celebrates the traditions and storied histories passed down through the generations, as well as those breathing new life into this distinctly American culture. Tour guide Franklin, owner and chief firestarter at Franklin BBQ in Austin, is widely regarded as one of the most influential pitmasters in the United States.