Rick Browne, Ph.B.

Rick is a renowned barbecue pitmaster, chef, journalist, photojournalist, author, and TV cooking show host, who has traveled the world on assignment for consumer, travel, news and airline magazines. 

Rick conceived of, created and was the Editor-in-Chief of Barbecue America Magazine, the nation’s first and only national magazine devoted to barbecue, grilling, outdoor cooking, barbecue competitions and the barbecue industry.

He was also the creator, host, and executive producer of public television’s popular Barbecue America TV series (described as the first cooking and travelogue series highlighting America’s and the world’s outdoor bbq & grilling culinary landscape), which, in its seventh season, was aired on more than 230 public TV stations nationwide. He has also conceived, co-produced and hosted two seasons of the Outdoor Channel’s cooking and travel show: “Ready, Aim…Grill.”