Smoking 101 - The Art of Smokology® (Class Added on Sun 3/27)
NOTE: We have added another class on Sun 3/27. Please visit that date on our online calendar to register. Thank you!
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 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!
Demonstration Class | Tasting
Sun 2/20/22 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
Mask Policy:We are committed to providing the highest degree of safety for our guests including compliance with all applicable governmental orders. At this time, we recommend and encourage all people, regardless of vaccine status, wear a mask when indoors and not actively eating.
Offering serious educational curriculum dedicated to the art and science of grilling and smoking, our Midwest Barbecue 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 Barbecue Institute™” is a trademark and service mark of The Culinary Center of Kansas City®.
Please be aware of our 3-day cancellation policy.
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