Kansas may be known as the wheat state, and with good reason. We’re also in the heart of ranchland where high-quality beef is known worldwide. Barbecue sessions will not be out-of-place at National Festival of Breads. Outside in Blue Earth Plaza, BBQ demos will be centerpiece to multiple events. That's where you'll find Pellet Envy's top man on the grill. Rod Gray has made his name from competitive barbecue events and is listed among 25 most influential people in BBQ by porkbarrelbbq.com.
Gray provides hot tips for your home grill during demo sessions with the Backyard Kitchen barbecue accessories store owner Aaron Nickell. The Backyard Kitchen is located at 2007 Fort Riley Boulevard in Manhattan.
Barbecue sessions schedule 9 AM Backyard Kitchen demonstration 10AM Rod Gray demo, Pellet Envy 11AM Cox BBQ beer/food sales
Past Blasters retro music Noon Rod Gray demo 1 PM Past Blasters music 2 PM Rod Gray demo