Nissan: Nissan Smokin’ TITAN starts the road-tripping journey to The Great TITAN Meat Up

Posted on 20. Apr, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan’s Smokin’ TITAN is dismissed adult and prepared to roll. The ultimate tailgating and barbecuing pickup truck1, denounced final month during a  2018 Work Truck Show, has strictly over for a four-city debate en track to The Great TITAN Meat Up, where – for a initial time ever – Smokin’ TITAN will be entirely employed and put to a exam during a cooking foe among media members and Nissan executives in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Apr 27-28.

“Beginning as a TITAN XD King Cab true from a Nissan Canton, Miss. Assembly Plant – where any TITAN and TITAN XD is fabricated – Smokin’ TITAN is a dream plan car for tailgating and barbecuing enthusiasts like myself, and we can’t consider of a improved approach to showcase it than during – and along a approach to – The Great TITAN Meat Up,” pronounced Billy Hayes, multiplication clamp president, Nissan Regional Operations, and a brainchild behind a vehicle. “I am really vehement to get out there and uncover a universe what this lorry can do!”

Smokin’ TITAN BBQ Trail Road Trip
Following a depart from Idaho City today, Smokin’ TITAN will revisit a following cities and locations along a approach to a Great TITAN Meat Up:

Updates will be posted along a track and during any plcae around a @NissanUSATrucks Instagram and Facebook page, and fans can implement a hashtags #SmokinTITAN and #TITANMeatUp to join in a conversation.

Great TITAN Meat Up
On Apr 28 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., a feverishness will be incited adult a nick during a Great TITAN Meat Up. With luminary chefs Cory Bahr and David Rose portion as central judges, any of a competing teams will be challenged to out-cook a Nissan executive group led by Hayes, an outside cooking enthusiast. Hayes will be assimilated on his group by Brian Maragno, director, EV Marketing Sales; Tiago Castro, director, Light Commercial Vehicles Sales Marketing; and Kevin Yeoh, comparison manager, Truck and Light Commercial Vehicles, Nissan Canada.

Competing opposite Hayes and his group will be 5 opposite media organizations, as good as a group from Nissan Canton Assembly – where Smokin’ TITAN and all TITAN and TITAN XD vehicles are assembled. Teams include:

  • Team Nissan – Billy Hayes, Brian Maragno, Tiago Castro, Kevin Yeoh
  • Team Nissan-Canton (Chicken) – Randall Jenkins, Jerome Staten
  • Internet Brands (Turkey) – Aaron Cole, Charles Dyas and Robert Yarbrough
  • Truck Trend (Brisket) – Sean Holman, Jason Gonderman, Brett Evans
  • (Lamb chops) – Aaron Bragman, Christian Lantry
  • (Pork) – Craig Cole, Stephen Elmer, Ben Sanders
  • Annie A to Z, (Ribs) – Annie Alvarez, Michelle Rosenberg    


Following a day of off-roading in a Tennessee hills in a swift of Nissan TITAN and TITAN XD PRO-4X vehicles on Friday, Apr 27, competitors will try to fume a beef of their choice to soundness in an all-day cooking foe on Saturday a 28th. Competitors will be judged on a 100-point scale in categories such as Presentation, Creativity, Composition of Ingredients, Preparation and Flavor.

“Smokin’ TITAN is a ideal car for this one-of-a-kind eventuality and we can’t wait to get out to Pigeon Forge,” pronounced Bahr, who is Food Network’s “Chopped!” champion, among a washing list of other accolades. “But have no doubt about it – David (Rose) and we will uncover no forgiveness when it comes to judging this competition. Only a best will be crowned a Great TITAN Meat Up champion!”

Nissan and barbecuing fans comparison can follow along by a end of The Great TITAN Meat Up on a @NissanUSATrucks Instagram and Facebook page, as good as by acid and utilizing a hashtags #SmokinTITAN and #TITANMeatUp.

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Wendy Orthman
Nissan North America
Kevin Raftery
Nissan Truck, SUV Outdoor Communications

  1. Smokin’ TITAN is a plan car not accessible for purchase.

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