Food Demonstration Stage
All these wonderful BBQ smells and not a clue how to cook it? Then join us at the Food Demonstration Stage where you’ll get non-stop expertise on how YOU can make show-stopping BBQ dishes utilizing all cuts and types of protein! We’ll have BBQ experts from TV as well as Alberta chefs bringing you their take on BBQ.
The Food Demonstration Stage will be located at the far South corner of Clarke Park and will operate non-stop Saturday and Sunday, featuring Alberta chefs and BBQ experts showing you everything you wanted to know about BBQ but of course, were afraid to ask.
Saturday June 18
|12 Noon||The Burly Chef Daniel Huber – Alberta Smoked Ribs meets Beer-Drenched BBQ Sauce|
|12:45 pm||Brian Misko – Perfecting the Pork Burger|
|1:30 pm||Taste AB/Commodity Group|
|2:15 pm||Diva Q – Asian-Inspired Sesame Pork Loin Skewers|
|3:00 pm||Chef Nelvin Reyes (Pampa’s Brazilian Steakhouse)|
|3:45 pm||Chef Andrew Cowan|
|4:30 pm||Chef Victor Hugo Raya (La Mar Land & Sea) – Mexican Chorizo & Quesadilla|
Sunday June 19
|12 Noon||Diva Q – The BBQ Competition & Orange-Ginger Glazed Pork Kebabs|
|12:45 pm||Chef Lindsay Porter|
|1:30 pm||Elyse Chatterton – Breaking It Down: Butchering Half a Pig|
|2:15 pm||Taste AB/Commodity Group|
|3:00 pm||Chef Richard Toll (Rage Catering) – Innis & Gunn Rum Cask Pulled Pork|
|3:45 pm||Taste AB/Commodity Group|
|4:30 pm||Chef Danielle Job – Smoked Veggie Tacos|
Danielle Dimovski (Diva Q)
Her passion for BBQ knows no boundaries. She lives breaths and eats BBQ, travelling all corners of North America from California to BC and everywhere in between competing in a variety of BBQ Competitions, winning hundred of awards, as a BBQ judge (KCBS, PNWBA, CBA, FBA, IBCA) and eating anywhere BBQ is served.
It doesn’t matter if it’s a one-man shack serving chicken over a hot charcoal-filled barrel on the side of the road or a high-end BBQ joint serving Q off of the latest in BBQ technology. She wants it all and she wants to know the stories behind these BBQ folks. Her larger than life personality is a whole lot of fun and always amusing. Listening to her talk and demonstrating all types of BBQ & Grilling makes people smile with her never ending insatiable appetite for all things barbecue and her straightforward attitude.
Like a kid in a candy store each BBQ experience is treasured savored and discovered with gusto. She is unlike anyone in the BBQ world. She is a Canadian, a female, a Mom of 3 & living in the suburbs. She crosses more demographics than any other BBQ personality ever.
She has been featured extensively in the Toronto Star (Chicks in the Pit), Toronto Sun (She’s Champion of the grill), Toronto Life (Girl on grill action- Ontario’s BBQ Queen),Esquire (The Women of BBQ), The Washington Post, Maxim, The National Post and has been a guest on the Today Show, Food Network, American Grilled and more !! Breakfast TV, Marilyn Denis, Rogers Daytime TV, Breakfast TV, CMT, and Canada AM numerous times. Her recipes have been published multiples of times in the KCBS 25th anniversary cookbook ,She-Smoke, and online resources. She has been featured on the TV programs Playing House from the W network and for 5 episodes of BBQ Pitmasters on TLC as both a judge and a competitor. She also regularly contributes to BBQ, podcasts and radio. She teaches BBQ classes throughout Canada and the US. She writes about her BBQ life and adventures on her website www.divaQ.ca .
BBQ Crawl airs on the Travel Channel (US), Food Network EMEA, Food Network SA, Travel & Escape Network (Canada) , Cottage Life Network (Canada) and A& E Australia.
BBQ Brian Misko is a pitmaster and a storyteller, and he’s one of the best. Since leaving behind a job in the computer industry to cook competitively, he and his House of Q team have been crowned Grand Champion at many barbecue competitions. In 2014 alone, he has earned the inaugural Canadian BBQ Society national ‘Team of the Year’, been crowned Grand Champion at BBQ on the Bow and BBQ on the Bypass, and been selected to represent Canada at the Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue.
When he is not on the competition circuit, BBQ Brian can be seen providing “BBQ Tips” on Global BC’s Morning News, giving demos at national and international trade shows, and developing new products for his House of Q line of BBQ sauces and rubs. He lives in Surrey, B.C., with his family and a large collection of grills and smokers.