Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts – Author, Pitmaster, Barbecue Industry Consultant and Content Producer


Pitmaster Adam Roberts Co-Founded the Australasian Barbecue Alliance in 2014 and the New Zealand Barbecue Alliance in 2017 and was both organisations’ inaugural General Manager until 2021 before renewing his focus to undertake a greater range of promotional activities to grow the profile of Barbecue through reaching new audiences.

​A multiple-trophy-winning and Grand Champion barbecue contest competitor, Adam has also Authored two international best-selling books ‘Ribs & Sides’ in 2017 and ‘Barbecue Like a Boss’ which was released in late 2021. Both Books were are awarded Top 5 Barbecue Book of the Year (USA) in 2018 & 2022 respectively.

Adam is a Brand Ambassador for Kingsford Charcoal, Barbeques Galore and Firehawk Grills. Adam works with other internationally recognised barbecue brands on projects and promotional activities.

Adam regularly features in ‘how to barbecue’ recipe videos and wrote, directed and narrated the Internationally-awarded documentary series ‘Beyond the Flame’.

In 2022 Adam created ‘Pitmastery Barbecue Masterclass’ an online Masterclass teaching the fundamentals of wood-fired cooking (available now via the link below) through TAFE NSW, one of Australia’s most recognised Training Organisations.