Local Chef Appears in ‘Barbecue Country’ | News

LENOIR – Wil Rion, the kitchen manager at Bethel Colony of Mercy in Lenoir, has been invited to be a part of The Country Network’s upcoming new television series ‘Barbecue Country.’

“Barbecue Country,” airing this summer, features the country’s best barbecues. Twelve professional pitmasters and 12 backyard chefs compete in teams of two in competitive and elimination competitions until one of them is crowned the BBQ Backyard Champion.