Hands on Grilling

Hands-On Southern BBQ Styles Made Easy on the Patio

Do you love the flavor of traditional BBQ, but don’t have all day to tend to the smoker? In this hands-on class, we’ll teach you how to get seriously delicious BBQ flavors by pairing regional sauces with quick cooking grilling techniques. By utilizing charcoal, smoking chips, marinades, spices, and indirect and direct heat, you’ll learn how to take your next backyard BBQ to new levels.    


  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Creamy Slaw and Carolina Mustard Sauce
  • Smoky Grilled Chicken with Alabama White BBQ Sauce
  • BBQ Rubbed Baby Back Ribs with Kansas City BBQ Sauce
  • BBQ Baked Cheddar-Green Chili Cornbread

Skills covered in class:

  • How to set up your grill
  • Getting familiar with regional BBQ sauces and flavors
  • Balancing flavors
  • Selecting and grilling pork, chicken and ribs
  • Determining meat doneness
  • Smoking techniques
  • Working with spices
  • Baking on the grill

In this hands-on class, students will be paired in groups of three to five and work together as a team to prepare the recipes.

Grilling classes take place outdoors on our patio and are therefore subject to weather cancellation. In the event of a cancellation, all participants will be contacted by phone and email no later than 8pm the day before the class (for morning classes) and 2pm (for evening classes) on the day of the class.

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