About Us

Welcome to The Kensington Grill: Where Grilling Mastery Meets Culinary Excellence!

At The Kensington Grill, we are more than just a website dedicated to grilling and BBQ; we are a passionate community of grill enthusiasts who understand the art and science behind achieving mouthwatering flavors. With our wealth of knowledge and expertise, we are here to inspire, educate, and empower you to elevate your grilling game to new heights.

Kensington Grill’s history and future plans

After over a decade of serving delicious food with friendly service, The Kensington Grill sadly announces its closure due to the challenges of the pandemic. We express heartfelt gratitude to our loyal customers who have become regulars and friends throughout the years. We’ve been honored to host countless special occasions and create lasting memories.

Our dedicated team, including employees Liz, Sherry, Holly, and Don, have been instrumental in our success, along with Wanita, Randy, Buck, and Chaz. While the physical Grill may close, owners Chris and Lila will continue developing The Kensington Grill blog, becoming a comprehensive guide for barbecue enthusiasts. They will share knowledge, tips, and recipes to elevate grilling skills.

We deeply appreciate the support of our customers and invite them to join us on this new journey. While we’ll miss serving you in person, we are excited to continue celebrating the joy of grilling through our online platform. The Kensington Grill expresses heartfelt gratitude for the memories, friendships, and experiences shared, as they’ve been the foundation of our success. Farewell to the physical location, but let’s embark on this new adventure together.

Meat the Team

Meet Chris and Lila, the passionate duo behind the development of The Kensington Grill into the ultimate destination for grill and BBQ enthusiasts. With their shared love for all things grilling, they are determined to make The Kensington Grill the go-to source for anyone seeking the best in grilling knowledge and expertise.


Chris N. Overman

Founder & Main Author

Chris, a seasoned grill master with years of experience, brings his wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. He has honed his skills through countless hours of experimentation and fine-tuning techniques, making him a true connoisseur of the grill. Chris’s passion for grilling is contagious, and he is eager to share his insights with the community.

Lila B. Burch

Co-Founder & Key Attributor

Lila, a culinary enthusiast with a flair for creativity, complements Chris’s expertise with her innovative approach to flavors and recipes. Her culinary background and keen eye for detail make her an invaluable asset in developing unique and tantalizing recipes that will elevate your grilling experience to new heights.

Lila B Burch Kensington Grill Author

Together, Chris and Lila form a dynamic team committed to curating the best resources, tips, and techniques for grill and BBQ lovers. They stay up-to-date with the latest trends, research, and equipment in the grilling world to ensure that The Kensington Grill remains at the forefront of the industry.

With their combined expertise, dedication, and unwavering commitment to the grilling community, Chris and Lila are excited to embark on this journey of transforming The Kensington Grill into the best source for grill and BBQ lovers. Get ready to join them on an extraordinary culinary adventure filled with mouthwatering flavors, expert tips, and endless inspiration.

Why Trust Us?

While the physical location of The Kensington Grill may be closing, our journey in the world of grilling will continue. Chris and Lila, the passionate authors of The Kensington Grill, have decided to join forces to develop The Kensington Grill blog.

The goal is to transform the blog into a comprehensive guide and a haven for barbecue enthusiasts everywhere. They will share their knowledge, insights, and love for barbecue to inspire and educate fellow grill lovers. The blog will offer a wealth of resources, including tips, recipes, and insights, to help elevate grilling skills and create exceptional culinary experiences.

Although we will deeply miss serving you in person, we are excited about this new chapter in our journey. Chris and Lila are committed to keeping the flame of grilling passion alive and thriving through the online platform. They are grateful for the continued support of the community and look forward to staying connected with loyal customers through The Kensington Grill blog.


Our team consists of seasoned grill masters who have spent countless hours perfecting their craft. We have honed our skills through years of experimentation, testing various techniques, and learning from both successes and failures. This hands-on experience ensures that we provide you with the most reliable and practical advice.

Unparalleled Expertise

We are constantly immersed in the world of grilling, staying up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques, and equipment. Our experts stay ahead of the curve, conducting in-depth research and analysis to deliver valuable insights that you can trust. Whether you’re a novice griller or a seasoned pro, we have the knowledge to meet your needs.

Trusted Resource

The Kensington Grill has gained a reputation as a trusted resource in the grilling community. Our website is a treasure trove of comprehensive guides, step-by-step tutorials, and informative articles that cover everything from choosing the right cuts of meat to mastering the perfect sear. We strive to provide you with accurate, well-researched information so that you can grill with confidence.

Unbiased Recommendations

When it comes to product recommendations, we believe in honesty and transparency. We independently review and test a wide range of grilling equipment, ensuring that our recommendations are based solely on performance, durability, and value for money. Our goal is to help you make informed decisions about the tools that will enhance your grilling experience.

Community Engagement

We take great pride in fostering a vibrant community of grill enthusiasts. Our readers and followers are an integral part of The Kensington Grill family. Through our interactive platform, you can connect with like-minded individuals, share your grilling experiences, and learn from one another. We value the sense of camaraderie and support that our community provides.

Passion and Dedication

Grilling is more than just a hobby for us—it’s a way of life. Our passion for grilling and BBQ is what drives us to deliver exceptional content and provide you with the knowledge and inspiration you need to become a grill master in your own right. We are dedicated to continuously improving and expanding our resources to meet the evolving needs of our readers.

At The Kensington Grill, we are committed to empowering you to create unforgettable grilling experiences. Whether you’re seeking recipes that will impress your guests, looking for tips to refine your grilling techniques, or seeking inspiration for your next backyard cookout, we are here to guide you every step of the way.

Join us on this delicious journey and discover the joy of grilling with The Kensington Grill—the ultimate authority in all things BBQ!