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Napoleon Grills sponsored the Big BBQ Cookout at CarFest

Published: 21 September 2023 - DIY Week

Napoleon Grills, the internationally renowned barbecue and outdoor kitchen specialist, once again sponsored the Big BBQ Cookout at cinch presents CarFest 2023, which was hosted this year by ‘First Ladies of Cue’ Sam Evans and Shauna Guinn, renowned BBQ chefs, restaurant owners, TV hosts and cookbook authors, who combine traditional Southern US grill techniques with the best of British ingredients including some special Welsh twists.


Napoleon was the exclusive barbecue brand to sponsor the BBQ Stage for the iconic annual festival. The on-stage chef line-up for 2023 included Napoleon guest chefs, and household names, Omar Allibhoy, Neil Rankin, and Adam Purnell aka The Shropshire Lad. They were joined by Angela Hartnett, James Golding, Rex de Guzman, Glynn Purnell, Ian Bursnall, Owen Morgan, The Happy Pear, Michael Caines, Matt Tebbutt, and Freddy Bird. They brought flavours from across the world, from grilled coffee mole and smoked chicken flatbread, to bone marrow and steak paella, to beef kebab and steak sandwiches with three cheese fondue. Napoleon’s chefs had something for everyone in this interactive and immersive BBQ space.

CarFest, founded by Radio presenter Chris Evans in 2012, is the UK’s greatest family festival, hosting an extravagant celebration of cars, music and food, all in aid of raising money for UK children’s charities. CarFest entered its 12th year this August, and it promised to be the best yet. With enough activities and attractions to keep the whole family entertained, it was the perfect way to spend the Bank Holiday weekend.

CarFest was held at Laverstoke Park Farm from 25th – 27th August 2023. For more information, please visit


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