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In the first season of the all-new series American Grilled, hardcore grilling enthusiasts go head-to-head for a chance to win a $10,000 prize and the right to call themselves Grill Master.
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Rolling Hills and Sizzling Grills

Four master grillers, Sal Gobat, Justin Blakely, Kim Perry and Sean Moffitt battle it out for the chance to take home the $10,000 prize and title of Latrobe Grill Master on Jamison Farm in Pennsylvania.

Rolling Hills and Sizzling Grills

A beautiful lamb loin chops Starter Challenge sits on display before the judges take a taste.

Rolling Hills and Sizzling Grills

Host David Guas is joined by guest judges Danielle "Diva Q" Dimovski, award winning barbecue chef and host of the television show "BBQ Crawl," and local judge John Jamison, owner of Jamison Farm and producer of award-winning lamb.

The Bluegrass Grillers

Host David Guas is joined by guest judges Morgan Murphy, bestselling author and food critic, and local judge Megan Smith, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Cake and Whiskey.

The Bluegrass Grillers

Zoe Badillo's plated Kentucky smoked ham Starter Challenge sits on display before approaching the judges.

The Bluegrass Grillers

Four killer grillers, Seth Risner, Zoe Badillo, Staci Jett and Steven Bowles slug it out for the chance to take home the $10,000 prize at Belvedere Overlook in Louisville, KY.

Meat Me in St. Louis

Host David Guas is joined by guest judges "Famous Dave" Anderson of Famous Dave's barbeque and local judge Gerard Craft, chef and owner of Niche and Pastaria.

Meat Me in St. Louis

Killer grillers Allen Bowman, Tex Rabenau, Eric Harland and Elliot Mellow battle it out in St. Louis to take home the $10,000 prize and title of "Grill Master."

Meat Me in St. Louis

Allen Bowman's plated chicken and strawberry Starters Challenge sits on display.

Battle on Beale St.

Master grillers Clint Cantwell, Catherine Mayhew, Blake Carson and Kevin Jacques battle it out in Handy Park at the foot of Beale Street in Memphis, TN, to take home the $10,000 prize and title of "Grill Master."

Battle on Beale St.

Clint Cantwell's plated pork belly Starters Challenge sits on display.

Battle on Beale St.

Host David Guas is joined by guest judges Claire Robinson, a chef and TV host, and local judge Kelly English, chef and owner of Restaurant Iris and The Second Line.

Beef in the Heart of Texas

In this Texas-sized battle in the Lone Star State, Jay, Evan, Laura and Arturo must use local ingredients like ruby red grapefruit, nopales, pecans and cowboy cut steak.

Beef in the Heart of Texas

Host David Guas is joined by guest judges Robyn "Grill Girl" Lindars, creator of women grilling clinics, and local judge Adrian Davila, owner of Davila BBQ.

Beef in the Heart of Texas

The plated sausage Starters Challenge sits on display in Austin, TX.

America's Favorite Pastime

Host David Guas is joined by guest judges Ray "Dr. BBQ" Lampe, a barbeque award winner and cookbook author, and Mark DeRosa, a former professional baseball player and current MLB Network Analyst.

America's Favorite Pastime

Four master grillers from Chicago -- Joanna "Juicy" Dunn, John VanEtten, Jason Duhamell and Damon Holter -- battle it out in the shadows of Wrigley Field to earn ultimate bragging rights and the $10,000 prize.

America's Favorite Pastime

Joanna Dunn's plated Starters Challenge featuring all-beef franks and Cracker Jack.

Big Sizzle in the Big Easy

Host David Guas is joined by guest judges Morgan Murphy, best-selling author of "Off the Eaten Path," and Kerry Seaton-Stewart, the granddaughter of the legendary New Orleans cook, Willie Mae -- owner of the world famous Willie Mae's Scotch House.

Big Sizzle in the Big Easy

Four killer grillers -- David, Mike, Sherman and Brooke battle it out to take home the $10,000 prize at one of the oldest open-air markets in the country -- the French Market in New Orleans' French Quarter.

Big Sizzle in the Big Easy

Sherman Bunch's plated chargrilled oysters accompanied by bacon, Sazerac and jalapeno butter.

Pensacola Beach Brawl

Host David Guas is joined by guest judges Robyn Lindars, a grill master that operates grilling clinics to empower women to grill, and Patty Register, owner of Gatorama, a local alligator farm.

Pensacola Beach Brawl

Four killer grillers -- Sherri, Daniel, Lori and Dana -- battle it out to take home the $10,000 prize at Casino Beach in Pensacola, FL.

Pensacola Beach Brawl

Sherri Williams' plated dish of royal red shrimp and Florida avocado sits on display before the conclusion of round 1.

Southern Char

The competition is fierce with state and hometown pride on the line as 4 master grillers square off in Savannah, GA. There's Jack Waiboer, a retail manager with years of grilling experience; Cheyenne Ledyard, an internet sales rep who thrives on pressure; Tina Cannon, a wedding and event designer; and Lee Cheeks, a custom machinist who builds grills.

Southern Char

Host David Guas is joined by guest judges Ray "Dr. BBQ" Lampe, a barbecue award winner and cookbook author, and Ted Dennard, owner of Savannah Bee Company.

Southern Char

Before the judges dig in, Jack Weiboer's plated quail and green tomato dish sits on display.

Floribbean Flames

Host David Guas, along with guest judges Claire Robinson and Cole Pepper, are in the beautiful coastal city of Jacksonville, FL, looking for one master of the grill.

Floribbean Flames

Obie Maples, an aspiring food truck owner; Alex Montanez, a successful food truck owner; Jeff Altman, a part-time griller and wildlife trapper; and Brian Shell, owner of a successful auto recycling business, await instructions for their first challenge.

Floribbean Flames

Jeff Altman's plated dish of frog legs and habanero peppers sits on display before the judges have a chance to taste it.

You Hear That Sizzle?

Host David Guas is joined by guest judges Elizabeth Karmel (owner of Hill Country BBQ restaurants) and Jason Sandford (a food writer and journalist from Asheville).

You Hear That Sizzle?

Our Asheville, NC, contestants get instructions for their first challenge from host David Guas. The contestants are Will Smith, a self-proclaimed, refined redneck caterer; Shawn ?Tiny? Townsend, a part-time caterer and full-time grill lover; Jeff Banister, a process server who hunts and grills whole animals; and Dillon Black, the youngest in the group but perhaps the most experienced in the BBQ circuit.

You Hear That Sizzle?

The "Larder" is fully stocked with fresh, local produce and all the fixins’ necessary for our competitors.

You Hear That Sizzle?

The countdown timer hits zero across the board, which can mean only one thing -- it’s time for a new “Grill Master” to be crowned.

Going Whole Hog

Host David Guas is joined by guest judges Lisa Bacon (a Virginia-based writer and editor) and Famous Dave Anderson (owner of the Famous Dave chain).

Going Whole Hog

Richard Wachtel, a digital strategist who lives in the suburbs of Virginia, begins prepping his first dish.

Going Whole Hog

Corey Abdella's grilled watermelon skewer with a Virginia ham relish.

Crazy Surf & Turf

The grillers are in Maryland’s capital, Annapolis, which is known for its thriving boating culture and, of course, fresh seafood.

Crazy Surf & Turf

The food is tasted by host David Guas and his guest judges Diva Q (former Jack Daniel's World Pork Champion) and George Hensler (a Maryland pit master).

Crazy Surf & Turf

Eric Frase's grilled pork sausage and beaten biscuit slider.

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American Grilled

We're traveling across America to discover the best and boldest flavors competitors can fire up on their grills in this ultimate, outdoor cooking challenge.

David Guas’ Grilling Tips

Chef, restaurateur and host of American Grilled, David Guas, provides tips on how to grill up the perfect burger, steak, ribs and more!

Grilled Peaches and Mascarpone Cream

Make sure the surface of your grill is clean. Place the half slices of peaches on the grill over direct heat, skin side down first to give it a quick browning.