This is our flagship 5-hour class, held on weekends.

Pitmaster Class – Regina – April 22 **SOLD OUT!**

April 22, 2018 (Sunday)

Tentative Class Time: 11am – 4pm
Location:  Regina, address to be confirmed

Join us for a half day of instruction and some awesome food. This class is targeted at the beginner through intermediate BBQ’er, and we will learn all about true, low ‘n slow, Southern-style Barbecue.  Intermediate cooks who have taken our classes have picked up enough knowledge to win Grand Championships of their own!

We will be cooking throughout the class and we will have our award winning food for you to try.  You’ll go home with our award-winning Blue Ribbon’ BBQ sauce and rubs, and a detailed handout covering everything we discuss in class, and more.  Class is held indoors, with several topics covered outside – so please dress accordingly.  We will cover:

  • Preparation of 4 meats – Brisket, pulled pork, ribs, and chicken. We will teach you how to select, trim, season, and cook these meats.
  • BBQ rubs, mops, sauces, glazes, etc.
  • Cooking fuel (charcoal, pellets, etc) and wood selection – seasoning with smoke
  • “Low ‘n Slow” in theory.  We’ll discuss “Hot & Fast” cooking also.
  • Equipment – all types smokers and grills for cooking real BBQ – we have cooked on them all, and most are present in class.
  • Tools for ‘Que, both necessary and unnecessary
  • Myths in the BBQ world, and science too
  • Basics of Competition – requirements, entry guidelines, judging, etc.
  • Lots of stories from the BBQ trail
Quantity
Product not in stock

Price: $170.00

Pitmaster Class – Calgary – May26

May 26, 2018 (Saturday)

10:00am to 3:00pm

Class will be held at FalconRidge Community Hall at:

95 Falshire Drive NE Calgary, AB

Instructor:  Kris Valckx – Pitmaster, Rocky Mountain Smokers

DETAILS:

Join us for a half day of instruction and some awesome food. This class is targeted at the beginner through intermediate BBQ’er, and we will learn all about true, low ‘n slow, Southern-style Barbecue

We will be cooking throughout the class and we will have our award winning food for you to try, a detailed handout for you to take home.  Class is held indoors, with several topics covered outside – so please dress accordingly. We will cover:

  • Preparation of 4 meats – Brisket, pulled pork, ribs, and chicken. We will teach you how to select, trim, season, and cook these meats.
  • BBQ rubs, mops, sauces, glazes, etc.
  • Cooking fuel (charcoal, pellets, etc) and wood selection – seasoning with smoke
  • “Low ‘n Slow” in theory
  • Equipment – all types smokers and grills for cooking real BBQ, most are present in class.
  • Basics of Competition – requirements, entry guidelines, judging, etc.
  • Lots of stories from the BBQ trail
Quantity
Product not in stock

Price: $200.00

Competition Class – Calgary – May 27

May 27, 2018 (Sunday)

Tentative time: 9:0o to 3:00

Class will be held at FalconRidge Community Hall at:

95 Falshire Drive NE Calgary, AB

Instructor:  Kris Valckx – Pitmaster, Rocky Mountain Smokers

DETAILS:

  • Kris will walk you through a full day session that covers the essentials of Competition BBQ. This class is suited towards those folks looking to join the world of Competition BBQ, or those already in looking to improve their cooks and scores. This is an investment that will help you improve your cooks and in turn, your scores.The class will be interactive with specific walkthroughs for each competition meat, with indoor and outdoor components that will give you an up close and personal look at Kris’ award-winning techniques and strategies.
  • We’ll cover the following items:  
    –  Selecting, trimming, prepping and cooking all four Competition meats:  chicken, pork ribs, pork butt, & beef brisket. We will only be focusing on competition trims and techniques designed to win.
    –  See, taste, & experience Kris’ award-winning BBQ. You’ll have the unique opportunity to taste what has won awards at competitions across North America, including the 2017 Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational BBQ.-  Presentation and Turn-In box prep. We’ll cover specifics on how to present your meat in a way that pleases the eye and gets you those important Appearance scores.- Face-to-face with a judge.  You’ll have an opportunity to learn first-hand from a trained and experienced judge on what goes on after you turn your meat in. Scoring basics, presentation do’s & don’ts, and how to avoid leaving points on the table.-Kris will cover strategies and tips that will help you walk at the awards ceremony.

    -Don’t forget about the Ancillary Categories!  Kris has been a Calendar Boy on the basis of his award winning side entries. Learn some tricks and tips on how to approach these entries.

  • –>   At the end of the day, Kris won’t give you recipes to follow, but clearly defined strategies and techniques for you to incorporate into your cook program as you see fit. Our goal is to help you be rewarded for your investment.Spouses (only) are welcome to attend for an additional $100.Lite breakfast and snacks will be provided.
Quantity
Product not in stock

Price: $300.00

Pitmaster Class – Regina – May 27 SOLD OUT

May 27, 2018 (Sunday)

Tentative Class Time: 11am – 4pm
Location:  1265 Osler St., Regina

Join us for a half day of instruction and some awesome food. This class is targeted at the beginner through intermediate BBQ’er, and we will learn all about true, low ‘n slow, Southern-style Barbecue.  Intermediate cooks who have taken our classes have picked up enough knowledge to win Grand Championships of their own!

We will be cooking throughout the class and we will have our award winning food for you to try.  You’ll go home with our award-winning Blue Ribbin’ BBQ sauce and spice rubs, and a detailed handout covering everything we discuss in class, and more.  Class is held indoors, with several topics covered outside – so please dress accordingly.  We will cover:

  • Preparation of 4 meats – Brisket, pulled pork, ribs, and chicken. We will teach you how to select, trim, season, and cook these meats.  (5th bonus meat to be announced in class!)
  • BBQ rubs, mops, sauces, glazes, etc.
  • Cooking fuel (charcoal, pellets, etc) and wood selection – seasoning with smoke
  • “Low ‘n Slow” in theory.  We’ll discuss “Hot & Fast” cooking also.
  • Equipment – all types smokers and grills for cooking real BBQ – we have cooked on them all, and most are present in class.
  • Tools for ‘Que, both necessary and unnecessary
  • Myths in the BBQ world, and science too
  • Basics of Competition – requirements, entry guidelines, judging, etc.
  • Lots of stories from the BBQ trail
Quantity
Product not in stock

Price: $170.00

Pitmaster Class – Regina – June 9

June 9, 2018 (Saturday)

Tentative Class Time: 11am – 4pm
Location:  1265 Osler St. Regina

Join us for a half day of instruction and some awesome food. This class is targeted at the beginner through intermediate BBQ’er, and we will learn all about true, low ‘n slow, Southern-style Barbecue.  Intermediate cooks who have taken our classes have picked up enough knowledge to win Grand Championships of their own!

We will be cooking throughout the class and we will have our award winning food for you to try.  You’ll go home with our award-winning Blue Ribbin’ BBQ sauce and spice rubs, and a detailed handout covering everything we discuss in class, and more.  Class is held indoors, with several topics covered outside – so please dress accordingly.  We will cover:

  • Preparation of 4 meats – Brisket, pulled pork, ribs, and chicken. We will teach you how to select, trim, season, and cook these meats.  (5th bonus meat to be announced in class!)
  • BBQ rubs, mops, sauces, glazes, etc.
  • Cooking fuel (charcoal, pellets, etc) and wood selection – seasoning with smoke
  • “Low ‘n Slow” in theory.  We’ll discuss “Hot & Fast” cooking also.
  • Equipment – all types smokers and grills for cooking real BBQ – we have cooked on them all, and most are present in class.
  • Tools for ‘Que, both necessary and unnecessary
  • Myths in the BBQ world, and science too
  • Basics of Competition – requirements, entry guidelines, judging, etc.
  • Lots of stories from the BBQ trail
Quantity
Product in stock

Price: $170.00

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