North Carolina native Elizabeth Karmel, a.k.a. Grill Girl, is a nationally respected authority on grilling, barbecue and Southern food.  She is the executive chef and co-owner of CarolinaCueToGo.com, an Online Barbecue Shack. Karmel is the founding Executive Chef of the award-winning Hill Country Barbecue Market in NYC, Brooklyn and Washington, DC, and NYC and Brooklyn’s Hill Country Chicken. She developed the award-winning menu and flavor profiles from the meats to the sides and desserts for both restaurant concepts.  In addition to being a chef, she is a food writer, culinary consultant and entrepreneur. Karmel writes The American Table column for the Associated Press, and is the author of three acclaimed cookbooks.  She designs an innovative line of outdoor cooking and kitchen tools, including the top-selling Elizabeth Karmel’s Blending Fork, and Elizabeth’s Everyday Essentials line of French porcelain by Revol.  




The Montreal native and longtime New Yorker, made a name for himself in the fashion world as an international model. Over the years, Thierry has shared his passion for fitness with the world around him. This passion became the catalyst for what has developed into the lifestyle philosophy of “I Do Me 360.” A mindset standing for the full circle (360) of healthy living, from fitness to food and everything in between.

IDM360 Boot Camp and EAT360 were created to share these passions and inspire others.