Danielle's passion for barbecue knows no boundaries. The world's most influential woman in BBQ, she has traveled all over North America and internationally to experience every aspect of all things BBQ. Danielle has won numerous BBQ awards and multiple Grand Championships. She is a former World Bacon Champion and a former World Champion of Pork, winning the latter on a Traeger. As a certified BBQ expert she has taught BBQ to thousands. She also judges competitions and provides consultations with companies in product and development. With multiple grand championship titles and over 400 BBQ & grilling awards, including a world Pork championship, as well as 25+ perfect scores - she has more than proven herself a fierce competitor.
She appears on Food Network as an expert BBQ judge, and has made other appearances on the Travel Channel, TLC, A&E, BBQ Pitmasters, Chopped, The Today Show, and Marilyn Denis, and has been featured in hundreds of print magazines and online articles with her expertise. Her TV show BBQ Crawl was featured in over 150 Countries. Her cookbook, Diva Q's BBQ: 195 Recipes for Cooking with Family, Friends & Fire (2016) became an instant best-selling cookbook before its release date. Like a kid in a candy store she has an insatiable appetite for all things BBQ grilling and she lives by the motto: Life is Too Short for bad BBQ®.
Life's too short for bad BBQ.