Grill Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old grill quotes, grill sayings, and grill proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The grill is the summer equivalent of a fireplace; everyone gravitates to it.     

Katie Lee

People get a little bolder and more wild in summer. You've got things going on kabobs, things cooking on the bone. There's something about standing over a grill or outside with the family that inspires us.     

Guy Fieri

I love the culture of grilling. It creates an atmosphere that is festive but casual.     

Bobby Flay

Everybody says, 'I have problems overcooking steak on the grill,' but just take it off earlier! Grilling is really common sense. It's very simple. You should think of a grill as a burner - it just happens to have grates. You shouldn't be intimidated by it.      

Bobby Flay

When I figured out how to work my grill, it was quite a moment. I discovered that summer is a completely different experience when you know how to grill.     

Taylor Swift

I still love making hamburgers on the grill. I guess whenever I eat them childhood memories come up for me.     

Bobby Flay

People often think they can't grill seafood, because they grilled the wrong seafood.     

Kevin Steele

The simplest fix for better grilling is to line the inside of your barbecue with tin foil. It dramatically affects how evenly the heat is distributed. That crusty black hibachi or Weber grill is doing your food no favors.      

Nathan Myhrvold

While there are many varieties of grills, each with their own virtues to be sure, I prefer the standard Weber kettle grill. Don't be fooled into thinking that you need any fancy gadgets in order to take advantage of cooking over a live fire. Just a good set of tongs and you're set.      

Barton Seaver

I'm not a fan of grilling meat, since that tends to dry it out, and I find grill marks leave a bitter taste. A good steak house will offer different options for preparation, and I would ask them to broil or pan-roast the steak and finish it with butter. It ends up a dark chocolate color and stays very juicy.      

Tom Colicchio

Seafood on the grill can be intimidating if you don't know what you are doing. It's really quite easy.      

Kevin Steele

It is very important that when you put something on the grill, you leave it in place to cook. If you move it around too quickly, chances are it is going to stick.     

Bobby Flay

Standing around the grill is fine, but I like to have my friends come in and out of the house. Movement makes the party more exciting.     

Jose Andres Puerta

Pull out your table and chairs and get the grill going, then just sit back and wait for people to wander over to you. We've met so many wonderful people over the years that way.     

Jeanette Morisse

Heat is more even on a gas grill. On a charcoal grill the flame varies so much that it takes a very skilled hand to grill things properly.     

Bobby Flay