Bruce Bjorkman is the director of sales and marketing for Dallas, Oregon-based MAK GRILLS, an award winning manufacturer of wood pellet smoker-grills. Bjorkman has been part of the wood pellet grill industry since 1991, and is considered to be one of the nation's leading experts in barbecuing, grilling and smoking. Bjorkman has just begun his eleventh year of hosting Cooking Outdoors With Mr. Barbecue, a weekly radio program heard on 15 radio stations through out the Northwest. His career path includes more than 30 years in advertising, marketing and media. He is also the author of The Great Barbecue Companion, published by Ten Speed Press, now part of Random House Publishing. You may email him at email@example.com.