Hands on Grilling Boot camp

Grilling Boot Camp: Menu #2

Join us for our comprehensive all-day, hands-on grilling workshop. Master the ins and outs of grilling with charcoal, gas and wood while learning tips and methods in brining, marinating, slow cooking, smoking, dry and wet rubs. You will leave this class feeling "fired up" for an adventurous grilling season. Jump on board, whether you're a novice or a weekend warrior!


  • Sweet and Spicy Jerk-Rubbed Ribs with Mango-Barbecue Sauce, Caribbean Slaw and BBQ Baked Cornbread
  • Achiote Grilled Snapper Wrapped in Banana Leaves with Pineapple Salsa
  • Greek Lamb Burgers with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce and Feta
  • Grilled Scallops and Scallions with Romesco Sauce
  • Carne Asada with Smoked Tomatillo Salsa and Grill-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Aioli
  • Grill-Baked Cinnamon Apples with Vanilla Ice Cream

Skills covered in class:

  • Setting up and maintaining a charcoal grill
  • Cooking over direct and indirect heat
  • Marinating, rubbing and smoking
  • Selecting beef, ground meat, fish, shellfish, and pork
  • Determining meat, fish and shellfish doneness
  • Working with fresh herbs and spices
  • Making bbq sauce
  • Baking on a charcoal grill
  • Balancing flavors

Grilling Boot Camp takes place outdoors on our patio and is therefore subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. In the event of a cancellation, all participants will be contacted by phone the day before class to reschedule.


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