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David Olson is the creator, author, & photographer behind, “A Bachelor & His Grill.” A nationally recognized, award-winning recipe developer, grill master, media personality, and international adventurer-extraordinaire, David serves as brand ambassador for organizations such as Whole Foods Markets, Char-Broil and Omaha Steaks, with strong partnerships and recognition across the outdoor cooking and food blogging communities. Experienced and well-versed through numerous national media appearances, David’s and his work have been featured regularly on television, radio, in countless print publications and culinary events.

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When not cooking, filming, or spending time with family in West Michigan, David can be found traveling the globe in search of epic adventure, extraordinary experiences, incredible foods, fascinating people and unique culture. David is also passionate about his committee work with The American Diabetes Association, volunteering within a number of local community organizations, mentoring children through Little League Baseball, and sharing his accumulated experiences, skills and culinary passions with friends, family & national blog audience.

Proudly Represented by – The Lisa Ekus Group, LLC; Hatfield, Massachusetts

The Lisa Ekus Group, LLC has represented the best and brightest worldwide of culinary talent for more than 30 years – authors, chefs, restaurants, and product manufacturers. Click above photo to contact Jaimee Constantine and / or Sally Ekus to inquire about opportunities to employ the services of David Olson, “A Bachelor & His Grill.”


A Selection of LIVE | Unscripted Appearances – Regional & National Television:


NBC Television – Birthday & Beer & Honey BBQ Chicken:

NBC Television – Downtown at Art Prize – Fresh Fall Salads:

NBC Television – Grilled Caprese Pizza & Cast Iron Galettes:

ABC Television – Valentine’s Day – Moroccan Lamb & Cous Cous:

ABC Television – Holiday Recipes – Maple-Ginger Pork Loin:

The Weather Channel – Tomahawk Steaks on The Harbor – Baltimore:

The Weather Channel – Chops on The National Mall – Washington DC:

Char-Broil & The Weather Channel's "The Outdoor Chef" starring, A Bachelor & His Grill

The Weather Channel’s “The Outdoor Chef” starring A Bachelor and His Grill

Think Inc. - Grill of Your Dreams - National Marketing Campaign feat. A Bachelor and His Grill

Think Inc. – Grill of Your Dreams – National Marketing Campaign featuring A Bachelor and His Grill

If not writing, photographing, or filming - I might be found here - Giant's Causeway, Ireland

If not writing, photographing, or filming – I might be found here – Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland


Written by Live Fire Republic
David Olson is a nationally-recognized American Culinary Federation Chef, television personality and international social media influencer, award-winning recipe developer, live fire grill master, global adventurer-extraordinaire, and the creator behind, "Live Fire Republic." David has an organic and attentive audience of more than two million households weekly via countless television and event appearances, his blog, and various print, radio and social media channels. Meanwhile his recipes and creative content continue to be shared across the web and in print publications from sea to shining sea. For all media inquiries, please email PR agency, The Lisa Ekus Group; Boston, MA - Jaimee Constantine, 413.247.9325 or