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Chef Michael

About

Chef Michael Dellaporta was a long-time GrillGrate employee. Sadly he passed away in the summer of 2021 from a long illness. Fortunately, Michael will live on through the many recipes he created while he was here. Michael was a trained chef and his voice and passion ring clear in his recipes. Enjoy exploring Chef Michael’s recipes! We sure enjoyed grilling them with him.  RIP Michael. Your grate creations live on.

Recipes by Chef Michael

BBQ Ribs On A Gas Grill

For years we par-baked ribs in the oven wrapped in foil and just finished them off on the grill. Since meeting Mike Mills of 17th Street Barbecue we have learned from the best! One of Mike’s first impressions of GrillGrates...

GrillGrate Beef Wellington

On the quest for a new holiday inspired recipe for 2017 Beef Wellington pretty much fell in our laps. Not the easiest recipe to prepare but if you have the time and patience this one will simply knock the socks off your guests this year.

Grilled Bacon Candy

Food and Wine magazine served as the inspiration for this simple recipe. What could be better than sweet and spicy bacon? Not much! Feel free to take the flavor profile of this creation in any direction you like. Grilling...

Blackened Chicken and Guacamole Club

This mouthwatering recipe come to us from Nate with White Thunder BBQ. This is a perfect way to utilize the GrateGriddle or simply flip over your GrillGrates and cook on the back side. Be sure to check out Nate’s very...

Grilled Prime Rib Using The Reverse Sear Technique

Prime Rib is the grandfather of all roasts and often comes out for the holidays. Not many other large cuts of meat can rival the grandeur of a beautifully cooked Prime Rib in the center of your table. It is the perfect choice for...

Videos with Chef Michael