Who we are

CookOut News covers the $7 billion outdoor cooking industry with new content every weekday and a newsletter every weekend.

We cover all the happenings in the industry from M&A activity to new product launches and everything in between. We stop reporting where the food starts.

Meet the

CookOut News Team

Wes Wright

Founder and CEO

Wes' passion for business and outdoor cooking led to creating CookOut News. He has a background in mechanical engineering, finance and mergers and acquisitions. When he's not grilling or writing about it, he's chasing around his two little kids.