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Paul Sidoriak

Paul Sidoriak

The Manual

Paul Sidoriak is a freelance writer who lives in western Montana and is an evangelist for the outdoor cooking lifestyle.

Named one of North America's Top 10 Barbecue Experts, Paul has written two cookbooks on outdoor cooking, including Exclusively Kamado and The Flippin' Awesome Backyard Griddle Cookbook: Tasty Recipes, Pro Tips and Bold Ideas for Outdoor Flat Top Grillin'. He's helped various manufacturers with product development and beta-tested many devices for grilling, smoking, air frying, and griddle cooking that you may already own.

Paul enjoys fly-fishing his home Montana waters and has been known to grow tomatoes out of spite. You can follow along with what Paul has been cooking at his website GrillingMontana, on Instagram, or Tik-Tok.