Smoking 101 - The Art of Smokology® with Chef Richard McPeake
Demonstration Class | Tasting
Sun 7/31/22 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
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!
NOTE: Please be aware that all cancellations must be received prior to 72 hours before the start time of your class. For more information, and to view all class-related policies, including cancellation, masks, and safety-related measures, please click here.
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!
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