About 78 Smokehouse

Meet Pat

“Just a regular guy who loves to cook. Grilling, smoking, and griddling in the suburbs of Chicago”

Q & A

Tell us about yourself –

I’m married to my beautiful wife Staci and have 2 boys. We live in a small suburb of Chicago.

When you aren’t cooking, what do you enjoy doing for fun?

I enjoy fishing, shooting, hunting and smoking cigars.

What equipment do you like to cook on the most?

“Darlene” – my Cotton Gin smoker

What is your favorite thing to cook?

Anything pork!

What piece of advice would you give someone who is a “beginner” when it comes out outdoor cooking?

Patience is key and don’t be afraid to mess up