BBQ 101 – March 31, 2018

Northern California BBQ 101 Class

Saturday, March 31st, 2018 (10AM-4PM) at Smoked Seduction BBQ Supply & Catering

During this 6-hour class, taught by some of the best, award-winning pit masters from the CBBQA, students will be guided through the step-by-step process of creating delicious barbeque and will learn:


     • How to cook on various equipment including gas grills, charcoal grills & smokers, and pellet grills
     • What woods to use to add flavor
     • Best rubs and sauces for each dish
     • How to create barbequed appetizers
     • How to prepare traditional BBQ sides
     • How to grill Santa Maria style tri tip
     • How to cook BBQ chicken and ribs
     • Seasonal dishes and more!

Class will conclude with a hearty late lunch/early dinner consisting of appetizers, barbeque, and sides made in class. Enrollment for this class is limited to 30 students to ensure everyone has the best learning experience possible and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructors will vary for each class. The California Barbeque Association is a non-profit organization. Proceeds from this class will benefit children’s charities, emergency disaster relief efforts, and first responders and active duty/veterans of the United States Armed Forces.


Class: Class will be held at Smoked Seduction BBQ Supply & Catering (located at 3989 First Street, Suite C, Livermore, CA 94551).  Class will begin at 10am sharp. Check-in for class will begin at 9:30am where we will have coffee and refreshments. We will be outdoors for a portion of the class, so please dress appropriately.

Parking: Enter the First Street Business Park driveway between the Kelly Moore and The Fire House. Drive straight back to building 3989, Suite C. There is parking in front of the store and in the rear.

Waiver: By purchasing, you agree to indemnify, defend and forever save and hold harmless California Barbeque Association, Inc. each of their respective affiliates, and their respective principals, members, partners, officers, directors, representatives, agents, contractors, and volunteers from and against any and all damages, claims, losses, demands, costs, expenses (including attorney’s fees and costs), obligations, liens, liabilities, actions and causes of action, threatened or actual, which any one may suffer or incur arising directly or indirectly out of or in connection with the provisions of the Products and services or the failure of Vendor to provide the Products and Services in accordance with the terms of this agreement, except to the extent arising from negligence or willful misconduct of California Barbeque Association, Inc. The foregoing indemnification shall survive any termination or the expiration of the term of this agreement. Further, you hereby grant full permission to California Barbeque Association, Inc. event organizers and/or agents authorized by them and to each of the entities and individuals listed above, to use any photographs, video tapes, recordings, or any other record of the event for any legitimate purpose. In addition, you hereby assume full legal liability and responsibility for the behavior of yourself and any of your guests. Recording of the class is prohibited. Photographs for the purpose other than personal use is prohibited. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. Instructors and topics for each class are subject to change without notice. There are no refunds unless the class is cancelled. We also ask that students refrain from consuming alcohol before and during the class.

Class is sponsored by Sharpe Gourmet Cooking WoodSimply MarvelousBig Poppa SmokersStark BoardsSnake River Farms, Smoked Seduction BBQ Supply & Catering