Steven Raichlen

Steven Raichlen studied medieval cooking in Europe as a Watson Fellow and trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. A former restaurant critic, he writes for a wide range of publications, from The New York Times to Playboy. Of the 29 books he has authored, eight are focused on grilling and barbecue. His next book will be a novel set on Martha’s Vineyard. He has also hosted three television series on grilling (one in French) and won five James Beard Awards for his books. On Japanese TV, he defeated the Iron Chef in the “Barbecue Battle of the Gods”