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TED READER is widely recognized as Canada’s most entertaining and engaging outdoor chef and BBQ personality. An award-winning cook, author and product developer, he was dubbed “King of the Q” by GQ magazine, which praised his talent for taking grilling to new heights. He is the grilling expert for Canada AM, and his television show, King of the Q Grilling Adventures, is broadcast on CTV. A native of Paris, Ontario, and a graduate of George Brown College’s Culinary Management program, Ted Reader now lives in Toronto. Reader has recently opened his first restaurant on the north shore of the Dominican Republic, Teddy’s Island BBQ, where everybody gets sticky. Visit