Stan Hays, one of the founders of Operation BBQ Relief, and a fellow who has helped many thousands of people impacted by a natural disaster, in two weeks will be competing on the Food Network’s hit show, Chopped
. He would like you to watch the show and, naturally, to vote for him.
Here is a letter from Stan.
I want to invite you to watch the Food Network show Chopped
in two weeks. I will be competing on the show in the second season of Chopped Grill Masters
Tournament. I’m one of 16 competing for $50,000 and the title Chopped Grill Master
The series starts July 14 at 9 pm CT. I will be on episode two on July 21 at 9 pm CT. Below is a link to the Chopped
landing page where you can view the commercial for the show, the other competitors and the set.
I also could use your vote for the #Chopped fan poll. You can vote up to 10 times a day and every day. There are a lot of great grill masters and members of the BBQ family competing. Check it out at the website
Visit the Chopped website
, then scroll down to the Grill Masters section called “Gear Up for Grill Masters.”
I hope you will watch the episode on July 21. If you want a reminder and you are on Facebook
, here is a link to a watch party. Link to the Facebook
Event at website
Thank you for your time; I hope you enjoy the show.
Name of Product: Quadra-Fire Mt. Vernon E2 Pellet Stoves and inserts
Hazard: Fuel can back up, creating unstable combustion and a pressure build up inside the firebox and glass can break, posing a laceration hazard.
Consumers should stop using the unit, turn the small blue dial on the stove or insert to the -4 position and follow the daily maintenance requirements in the owner's manual. They should contact the retailer where the unit was purchased to arrange for free installation of an enhanced control board. The firm's dealers are contacting known purchasers.
Consumer Contact: Hearth & Home Technologies at (800) 883-6690 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or on the website.
Units: About 2,000
Description: This recall involves Quadra-Fire® Mt. Vernon E2 pellet stoves and inserts. The cast iron pellet stove is about 32 inches high, 28 inches wide, 29 inches deep and has a matte black, sienna bronze, porcelain mahogany or porcelain black finish. The inserts are about 34 inches wide in front by 24 inches high by 15 inches deep. The viewing area is 21 inches by 14 inches and has a matte black, sienna bronze or porcelain mahogany finish. The following recalled model numbers are printed on the unit rating plate, which is located near the controls and in the instruction manual.
Stoves: MMTV-E2-PBK, MTV-E2-CSB, MTV-E2-MBK, MTV-E2-PDB, MTV-E2-PFT, MTV-E2-PMH.
Inserts: MTV1-E2-CSB, MTV1-E2-MBK, MTV1-E2-PMH.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received eight reports of glass breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Stove stores from February 2014 through January 2015 for about $4,000.
Manufacturer: Hearth & Home Technologies of Lakeville, Minn.
Manufactured in: USA
CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
(800) 638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.
To view the full press release visit the website.
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.