Who is Rasheed

Making his international culinary debut on what The New York Times ranked as one of the top shows of 2020, Rasheed Philips was a breakout star on Netflix’s American Barbeque Showdown. Although a newcomer to the competition side of BBQ, his culinary mantra “The basics perfected: Time, Temperature, and Technique” thrust Rasheed into the spotlight where he quickly became a fan favorite. Unsurprisingly, he soon cultivated a loyal social media base where his candid approach, humility, and personal charisma reached a wider audience.

About Rasheed Philips

When you put your name on something, you have to stand by it! For that reason, more than any other, is why Rasheed Philips studies and practices the craft of Barbeque. Rasheed’s cooking beliefs is based upon a fulfilled cooking mantra, “The Basics Perfected, Time, Temperature and Technique”.

Rasheed's Mission

I have a strong passion for what I do, it borderlines obsession really. There is so much to the craft of barbecue that it is impossible to learn it all and build upon it in one lifetime. My goal is to lay enough bricks so those behind me have firm footing to build upon.