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Meet The BBQ Stars: Chef Tim Grandinetti

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Join Chef Tim Grandinetti for his “Farm-To-Table Flavor Bombs” series of BBQ Stars videos and recipes.

“Meat” Chef Tim Grandinetti, one of the 12 pitmasters and chefs featured in BBQ Stars, a premium collection of step-by-step video tutorials and recipes available exclusively to our Pitmaster Club members. Join now by clicking here.

Chef Grandinetti is a fourth-generation culinarian who has been tending to the earth, nourishing souls, and cooking professionally since 1998.  He began his career humbly as a dishwasher at the St. Charles Hotel in Hudson, New York, and is today the award-winning Chef of Spring House Restaurant, Kitchen and Bar in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Here’s a bit more about Chef Grandinetti and his BBQ Stars video collection:

About Chef Tim Grandinetti’s Pitmaster Academy Collection

Chef Grandinetti’s BBQ Stars recipes and corresponding videos include:

Tim Grandinetti BBQ Stars menu card

Even More About Chef Tim Grandinetti

Chef Grandinetti graduated with Hotel & Restaurant Management degrees from New York State University and the Rochester Institute of Technology.  Cooking, teaching, and sharing his craft for more than a dozen years with Marriott International, leading the kitchens in Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Missouri, and as a regional Chef in North Carolina, Chef Grandinetti was awarded Marriott’s Award of Culinary Excellence.

He is passionate about supporting sustainable food systems including economic opportunities for small farms and environmental stewardship. Chef Grandinetti represented the state of Missouri as a delegate to Slow Food’s Terra Madre in Turin, Italy, a program that included 1500 food communities from five continents, 5000 farmers, fishermen, and traditional food producers, 1000 cooks, and 200 universities all gathered together to share experiences and discuss the concept of agriculture and how it relates to good, clean and fair food.

Chef Grandinetti was invited and traveled to Yokosuka, Japan, to facilitate culinary training as part of a partnership between the American Culinary Federation and the U.S. Navy. Yokosuka, Japan is home to America’s largest, most strategically important overseas naval installation. Traveling through Japan, the cities of Yokuska, Kamakura, and Tokyo experiencing the best culinary adventures Japan has to offer, Chef Grandinetti completed a stage at the Renaissance Tokyo Ginza Hotel receiving extensive Japanese culinary training.

In 2011 when Lynette Matthews-Murphy emailed him a note with the subject line, “Do you miss Winston-Salem?”

Chef Grandinetti couldn’t say no to taking a leap of faith, leaving St. Louis to embark on a journey of a lifetime and partner together to build a restaurant and brand in North Carolina.

Since opening Spring House in with Lynette in 2012, Chef Grandinetti has been awarded Best Chef in the Piedmont Region several years in a row and received multiple wins for Best Chef in Winston-Salem. 

In addition to being a lauded professional Chef, Tim Grandinetti is a published author with his cookbook & culinary memoir, Soulful Harvest (available for purchase here), and is a BBQ Star for Hasty Bake’s Exclusive Grill Master Series.

You can learn even more about Chef Grandinetti by visiting the Spring House Restaurant, Kitchen and Bar website here, and you can follow him on the following social media platforms:

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Published On: 5/8/2024

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