Typically, warmer springtime temperatures across the country would mean the beginning of backyard barbeque parties and get-togethers. While the coronavirus makes those gatherings irresponsible right now, PK Grills believes we need to celebrate a good barbeque with friends now more than ever. PK has rallied some of the world’s most renowned barbeque chefs and pitmasters for the first-ever Stay In & Cook Out Day on Saturday, March 28. The virtual barbeque will be open to everyone to participate via the #StayInCookOut hashtag.
“We’ve seen the success of virtual cocktail hours and dance parties, and we figured a virtual backyard cookout would be another great opportunity to bring people together and provide a distraction from current events,” said Scott Moody, co-owner at PK Grills. “We hope people dish out their favorite recipes, learn some new grilling techniques and share their love for cooking outdoors.”
Details are still being finalized, but the company expects participation from top barbeque pros, pitmasters, chefs, cookbook authors and online personalities, all sharing barbeque content, on Saturday.
All barbeque enthusiasts are encouraged to join in the fun by tagging #StayInCookOut.
Headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, the first Portable Kitchen Grill was designed and produced in the 1950s in Texas by an inventor who sold them across the south from the back of his car. The PK Grill, as the product came to be known, quickly made a name for itself as an easy-going, reliable and long-lasting option for grilling and smoking.
In 2014 a couple young telecom executives with no manufacturing experience bought in and officially re-launched the nascent grill brand carving out a niche for the unique, high-end, aluminum charcoal grill. PK Grills is based out of Little Rock, Arkansas.