2013 BBQ 101 & 102 Classes

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BBQ 101

Want to learn how to smoke delicious, competition-quality ribs and chicken? Sign up for this hands-on beginning smoking class with instructor Chris Marks of Three Little Pigs! Each student will get his or her own slab of baby back ribs, a chicken breast and a chicken thigh to prepare. Chris, an American Royal champion many times over, will take you through the entire smoking process and cover topics such as different types of smokers and common mistakes when smoking. Students will eat mouth-watering smoked chicken for lunch and take a “smoked to perfection” slab of baby back ribs home.

Topics Covered:

  • Baby back ribs from start to finish. (Hands-on)
  • Chicken from start to finish. (Hands-on)
  • Types of grills and smokers
  • BBQ techniques
  • Types of wood
  • Fuel
  • Common mistakes
  • And much more!

Includes one slab of baby back ribs, one chicken breast and one chicken thigh per person. Also includes instruction, additional refreshments, rubs, sauces, tools and use of equipment.

BBQ 102

In this sequel to the chicken and ribs class, Chris Marks will teach you how to smoke incredible beef brisket and pork butt. Lunch will be provided. Students will take any leftover brisket or pulled pork home at the end of class.

Chris will leave no stone unturned in this in-depth tutorial. The class will be divided into four parts:

Cuts of Meat

  • Briskets
  • Pork Butts


  • Marinades
  • Rubs
  • Injection

Cooking Techniques
Finishing Techniques



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