2021 Cooking Classes By BBQ Authority

Fireplace & Chimney Authority and BBQ Authority have teamed up to bring you world-class instruction in all things BBQ. This year we will be hosting classes that will help you brush up on your skills as well as learn new ones. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn expert techniques from Elite Chefs and Renowned Barbecue Champions. Get a group together and make it a fun night or come join us by yourself to make new friends. Our classes are a definite must for all levels of BBQ enthusiasts.

Please note: Due to the planning and preparation required for each class:

**NO Cancellations/ Refunds within 30 days of scheduled class

**Cancellations greater than 30 may be subject to a cancellation fee.

May 20th: Ribs & Chicken 101

Don't miss out on the first cooking class of 2021, taught by the legendary barbecue champion, Chris Marks. In this class, the entire smoking process is covered, topics include:

  • Baby back ribs from start to finish
  • Pork Spare Ribs
  • Chicken
  • Types of grills and smokers
  • BBQ techniques
  • Types of wood
  • Fuel
  • Common mistakes
  • And much more


September 30th: Brisket & Pork Butt

In this sequel to the chicken and ribs class, Chris Marks will teach you how to smoke incredible beef and pork butt. The topics in this class include:

  • Cuts of Meat
  • Preparation
  • Cooking Techniques
  • Finishing Techniques
  • And much more