Elizabeth Karmel

Chef, Author, Media Personality & Entrepreneur  | NY, NY

A native of N.C., Elizabeth, a.k.a. Grill Girl, is a nationally respected authority on grilling, barbecue, and Southern food. She launched CarolinaCueToGo.com, an online barbecue shack that ships nationwide hickory-wood smoked whole-hog barbecue seasoned with Elizabeth’s signature North Carolina-style vinegar sauce, with her childhood friend, David Lineweaver in 2014. Named one of the top 100 chefs by Saveur, Elizabeth was the founding executive chef of the award-winning Hill Country Barbecue Market in New York City, Brooklyn, and Washington, DC, and New York City’s and Brooklyn’s Hill Country Chicken. In 2012, The New York Times awarded Hill Country Barbecue Market NYC 2 stars, making it the first barbecue restaurant in the city to ever garner 2 stars!      In addition to being a chef, she is a food writer, culinary consultant, and entrepreneur. She writes a bi-monthly column for the Associated Press called The American Table and is the author of three acclaimed cookbooks

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Elizabeth is participating in the Seasoned in the South Dinner on 10/20.