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Ted Reader is an award-winning chef and food entertainer, who’s parlayed his passion for food into a culinary tour de force that includes more than a dozen cookbooks, shelves of food products, live culinary performances, TV and radio cooking shows and appearances as well as culinary demonstrations, a catering company and teaching.

Known for his pyrotechnic charm and fearless culinary spirit, it’s no surprise that GQ magazine labeled him the “Crazy Canuck Barbecue Kingpin”. The dude just loves to cook!

Ted’s quest for creating “real food for real people” has seen this high-profile culinary barbecue guru demonstrate his air for grilling in all venues from swanky ballrooms to the Pacific Ocean to a downtown Toronto parking lot.

Ted once cooked the largest hamburger weighing in at 590lbs, a huge accomplishment for his career. Ted recently launched two books, Beerlicious and the Complete Idiots Guide to Smoking Foods, and his newest cookbook is Gastro Grilling, with 135 delicious full color recipes.

For additional information on Ted’s World Famous BBQ, visit: www.tedreader.com

Below you can find some of our favorite recipes from Gastro Grilling!


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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Scallops

Grill-Roasted Arctic Char

Grilled Apricot Cheesecake Quesadilla

Grilled Buffalo Steaks

Steak Roll-Ups with Porcini Mushroom Rub

X Factor Chicken Steaks with Whiskey Grilled Onions