Award-Winning Chef Hosting Event to Benefit Utah Food Bank

Award-Winning Chef Hosting Event to Benefit Utah Food BankMatt Pelton, two-time world champion in Dutch oven cooking and award-winning barbecue chef, is hosting an event to benefit the Utah Food Bank on March 29, 2014, at Cedar Fort Publishing and Media’s warehouse, located at 2373 W. 700 S. in Springville, Utah.

Come and join us for a great lunch prepared and catered by two-time World Dutch Oven Champion Matt Pelton. Matt will be demonstrating the proper techniques of preparing and smoking meat, including smoking a whole hog. In addition, Matt will be available for questions from the audience.

Two ticket options are available: For $10, you will receive lunch. For $16.99, you will receive lunch as well as a copy of Matt’s meat-smoking book.

Ten percent of all proceeds for the day will go to the Utah Food Bank.

Order tickets here.

About “Up in Smoke”
If the mention of St. Louis-style ribs, beef brisket, or smoked bacon gets your mouth watering, then “Up in Smoke” is for you! Perfect for any barbecue enthusiast, this book breaks down the low and slow cooking method, guiding you through the flavor profiles of different woods, the types of barbecue pits, and all the technique and tips you’ll need to serve up competition quality-barbecue. Let’s get smokin’!

“Up in Smoke” is available for preordering at Barnes & Noble and Amazon.

About Matt Pelton:
Matt Pelton grew up in central Utah, where he learned the art of Dutch oven cooking. He brought his passion with him on a two-year mission to Boston for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; he packed his 10-inch Dutch oven in his suitcase. On every opportunity, he learned to cook food from the many cultures in the Boston area. When he returned home, he met and married his wife of fourteen years, Katie. They have three wonderful children: Megan, age twelve; Tristan, age ten; and Braxton, age five. Matt has published multiple books, including From Mountaintop to Tabletop, The Cast Iron Chef, The Cast Iron Gourmet, and Up in Smoke. Matt was bitten by the bug of competitive cooking and has competed in the Kansas City Barbecue Society’s pro-division barbecue competitions. He also competes in the International Dutch Oven Society’s advanced cooking circuit, where he and his cooking partner Doug Martin won the 2012 IDOS World Championship. Matt travels around the West competing and teaching Dutch oven classes.