Pacific Northwest BBQ Association

Toledo, WA – Pitmasters of the Northwest Competition BBQ Cooking Class


102 Kellogg Way

Toledo, WA 98591

Toledo, WA, US, 98591

Presented by the Pacific Northwest BBQ Association

Instructed by :
Eric Mendel – Slow Porkin’ BBQ
Rob Kimmons – Rob’s Smokin’ and Grillin’ BBQ

Registration Closes 05/10/2018
*No onsite registration

Located at : Bonanza BBQ 102 Kellogg Way Toledo, WA
Class begins at 6:00 a.m. Students should come early enough to unload and get set up.
For all the details: PNWBA.COM, in the FORUM, Event Information page.

Questions? Email: or Call/text Eric Mendel: 206-617-1294
Registration includes 1 year membership to PNWBA.

Learn the Basics of:Competition BBQ Basics & Timelines
BBQ Equipment
BBQ Theory
Meat Selection
Wood Selection
Theory of Rubs & Sauces
Making Your own Rub

Learn to BBQ Four Competition Meats:Beef Brisket
Pork Butt (Shoulder)
Pork Ribs
Smoked Tailgate Appetizers

Class participants will have the opportunity to cook four
competition meats: Beef Brisket, Pork Butt, Chicken & Pork Ribs.

Other aspects of the class will include basic
bbq equipment information, barbecue theory, meat selection,
wood selection, theory and practice of rub and sauce making and
presentation. . The meats cooked by the students will be
judged and winners will receive ribbons!

All meat, rub materials, wood and some charcoal will
be furnished for teams.

Cooks should bring their own Charcoal burning cooker or smoker
(NO GAS). A 22” backyard kettle or vertical water pan smoker
like Charbroil or Weber Smokey Mountain is recommend. If cooks
want to take the class but do not have a smoker we have a limited
number that we can loan out for the day. Arrangements must be
made in advance. Cooks should also bring knives, paper towels,
tongs, bucket, cutting boards, a sturdy table, aluminum foil,
hot mitt or hot pads, chairs, large bowl, fire starting equipment
(chimney or fire starter) 8×8 or 10×10 pop up tents are useful
in case it rains or shines (class will not be canceled for rain).COOKS WILL BE GROUPED TOGETHER IN TEAMS OF TWO. If you have two or more people you want together as a team please register together or indicate on the form who you want your partner to be!

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