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DJ BBQ - Live fire cooking

Fire Stage host: DJ BBQ

Hailing from Washington DC and influenced by his family roots in the American South, Christian has immersed himself in the art of cooking over the open fire. 

With a quarter of a million followers across his social media platforms, Christian Stevenson aka DJ BBQ is a man of many talents.

In the past five years DJ BBQ has become the second most popular BBQ cook on YouTube and across social media. His first DJ BBQ cookbook, released in 2014, sold over 70,000 copies and still resides in the Amazon top 10 BBQ books. He was signed up to Jamie Oliver, FoodTube channel which now boasts 2.7 million subscribers. He has also appeared regularly on This Morning and was invited onto Jamie Oliver’s Channel 4 show to help create the ultimate burger recipe. He has written a food column for FHM and contributed to press such as The Independent, Metro, The Daily Mail and Heat Magazine. He has curated the Cutting Room stage at Meatopia London since its inception, hosting world-renowned chefs such as Francis Mallmann, Niklas Ekstedt and Yotam Ottolenghi.

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