Smoking 101 - The Art of Smokology® with Chef Richard McPeake
A staple in our Midwest Barbeque 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 the next level. It 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® Prepping & Trimming Brisket & Burnt Ends, Trimming Secrets Pulled Pork, and BBQ Spiced Smoked Italian Sausage.
Folks, this is the quintessential class on smoking! Expect to take lots of notes in this demo-only class.
Demonstration Class | Tasting
Sun 5/16/21 3:00 - 7:00 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!
Midwest Barbeque Institute is a trademark and service mark of The Culinary Center of Kansas City®.
NOTE: For Onsite Classes, please note that we are committed to providing the highest degree of safety for our guests including compliance with all applicable governmental orders. In this regard our protocols may change from day to day and we ask for your patience as we maneuver this not-so-delicious time. We have limited enrollment in our classes in order to provide for appropriate social distancing so it is important that you let us know at the time of registration whether you will be sitting next to someone else attending the class. You can note this in the “comments” section when you register online, or you can call us with this information at 913-341-4455. In this case, we will assume that you and the other person(s) are comfortable sitting next to each other. When you arrive, please check in with our Class Assistant who will give you information as to where you will be seated. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!
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