Our Favourite Women in BBQ

Happy International Women's Day Sign Made of BBQ
Happy International Women's Day! We want to celebrate this under-appreciated day by appreciating some of our favourite Canadian pit masters. Although the barbecue world tends to be male-dominated, there's no shortage of incredibly talented women smokin' up an equally amazing storm too. Be sure to follow their pages, try out their tips and recipes, and share their content when you get the chance.

Janice SmellaQue is a 3-time national champion and the head cook for SmellaQue. Not only that, her team was awarded the best Canadian BBQ Team of the Year two times in a row (2018 & 2019). She approaches food with a curious mind that makes her improve with every question she asks. Check her out here:

Janice SmellaQue Portrait
Maddie and Kiki BBQ Grill Masters

Introducing Maddie and Kiki, the grill master duo and hosts of BBQ Happy Place. Not only will you love their grilling, you'll love their cheery personalities too. They cook live every Friday at 12pm EST. Catch them and support their journey here:

Specializing in the cheesiest cheese pulls is Paula Stachyra, also known as the Queen of the Grill. She co-hosts the podcast All Up In My Grills and posts mouthwatering recipe videos. If you love great-tasting food, get the juiciest, meatiest, most delicious ideas here:

Queen of the Grill Portrait Photo
Diva Q Pit Master

Danielle Bennett-Diva Q is her name, World Champion BBQ is her game. She travels around the world from North America to Europe and everywhere else in between to learn, compete, judge, and eat BBQ. If you love trying new original recipes all the time, Diva Q is the woman to follow. Check out the Traeger-indorsed BBQ expert here:

She's indorsed by Pit Boss Grills, she shares everyday recipes everyone loves, she's the one, the only....Foster Feasts! Stephanie Foster, also known as Foster Feasts, is the daily BBQ content creator that you need to follow. See the practical, yet feast-worthy, recipes: 

Foster Feasts Grill


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