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Memphis Wood Fire Grills Forms Alliance with Premier Chef Ryan Caulfield and the Chad Finley Racing Team

Minneapolis, MN, May 30, 2012 – - Memphis Wood Fire Gills, Revolutionizing Outdoor Cooking, is proud to announce its alliance with the Minneapolis/St. Paul Premier Chef Ryan Caulfield.  “Chef Ryan” is a top award-winning culinary chef whose fresh, flavorful and talented creations have earned him critical acclaim among a wide variety of culinary networks and foodies.   Chef Ryan’s career includes executive chef at Kincaids and Palomino Restaurants, two high-end upscale restaurants located in select US cities.

Memphis has the privilege of working with Chef Ryan’s to video produce numerous of his recipes on the Memphis Wood Fire Grill.  These video recipe demonstrations provide an easy to view, step-by-step guide on how to cook these delicious entrees, appetizers, sides, and deserts and more.  

Hearthland is pleased to be working with Chef Ryan to demonstrate how the Memphis' easily expands the cooking abilities of the everyday consumer and demonstrate its versatility,” commented Bob Borgerding, General Manager of Hearthland Products. His use of fresh herbs, seasonings, and ingredients in pairings to enhance natural flavors is truly exceptional.  From “not so basic” award-winning ribs to Citrus Buttered Dungeness Crab, Chef Ryan cooks up something for everyone.  Chef Ryan will also conduct classes on grilling, smoking, baking and other cooking techniques at dedicated Memphis events and future podcasts. 

Chef Ryan Caulfield recipe videos “Memphis Style” are available on our website at or Specific recipes instructions are also available in the Memphis website recipe area at:

Memphis Wood Fire Grills is proud to sponsor the Chad Finley Racing Team, led by driver, Chad Finley.  The CFR Team, based in DeWitt, Michigan, participates in the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour presented by GM Performance Parts Championship for the Salem, Indiana based racing circuit in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. 

            Chad Finley’s passion and skill for racing comes from a legacy of family winners that were inducted into the Michigan Hall of Fame including his father, grandfather and uncle.  With eight top 10 finishes in only 10 starts, and only 20 years old, Chad is on track to achieve the same accomplishments.  Chad recently took first place at the Columbus Motor Speedway in Columbus, Ohio May 26th!

Their pursuit for high-performance doesn’t end on the track.  Memphis Wood Fire Grills anticipates that the crew, fans and associates will work up quite an appetite and enjoy award-winning, delicious and convenient meals on the Memphis.  We wish Chad and the entire CFR Team a winning 2012 season!  


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