The “Art of Smokology”® " - Smoking 101
A staple in our Midwest Barbecue Institute™ line-up, this class is the best there is! Let the “Smoke Fest” begin as you join competition champion and accomplished chef, Richard McPeake (a/k/a Educator of “Que”), as he shares his extensive experience in this very special power-packed 4-hour class.
Whether you think you’re pretty good, or you don’t know a thing, this class is GUARANTEED to take you to a level. Covers all the basics of backyard smoking so you’ll learn the secrets to perfect BBQ: use of a smoker and how they work; various fuels; types of wood; matching wood with foods; product identification; meat selection; trimming ribs, pork and briskets; time and temperature; proper techniques of smoking; developing “smoke ring” and “bark,” how and when to apply a rub; when, why and how to use a mop; making a dry rub; the four “flavor” stages; sauce testing; proper pork shredding techniques; what to look for in BBQ from start to finish; and discussions of BBQ regions.
You’ll learn, step-by-step, some incredible recipes that you can recreate at home with confidence: Smoked Crimini Mushrooms with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto and Gorgonzola, Award-Winning RibStars® Baby Back Ribs, “Rub Me Tender”® Brisket & Burnt Ends, Twice-Smoked Pulled Pork, and BBQ Spiced Smoked Italian Sausage.You'll get in on some of the cooking activities alongside Chef McPeake, too.
Folks, this is the quintessential class on smoking!
Limited Hands On | Tastings
Sun 7/28/19 4:00-8:00 p.m.
NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, each evening class fee includes one glass of beer/wine with additional beverages available at a nominal cost.
Offering serious educational curriculum dedicated to the art and science of grilling and smoking, our Midwest Barbeque Institute™classes are taught by some of the finest BBQ instructors in the world… right here in Kansas City! Classes are offered on a continuing basis through the year with new topics and classes added continuously. Customized BBQ events are available too! For more information about the Midwest Barbecue Institute™, visit our kcculinary.com website.
Midwest Barbeque Institute™ is a trademark and service mark of The Culinary Center of Kansas City®.
If you plan to attend this class with another party who signed up separately, please add their name(s) to the COMMENTS section of your online registration so that we can seat you together; otherwise we cannot ensure that you will be seated together for the class. If you register for multiple students at one time, that registration will prompt you to supply the names of all students you are registering and we will know to seat you together. Thank you!
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