Annual Spring Home & Garden Show

Saturday, March 11 – Sunday, March 12
9:00am – 5:00pm


Visit Wannemaker’s March 11th & 12th, from 9AM-5PM, for this famous seasonal open-house. Discover the latest trends, score big savings, and explore our huge selection of patio furniture, grills, indoor-outdoor décor and other seasonal faves!


Winston Patio Sale

March 10 – 25, take an extra 10% off Winston Patio Furniture! Browse our selections.

Upcoming Grill Classes


Backyard Hero Master Class Hands-On Experience- GRILLMASTER

Presented By: Risky Brisket Championship BBQ Team

Saturday, March 25 | 11:00AM | $125 

Location: Wannemaker’s Home & Garden

New for 2023, all of our classes are now hands-on!

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to work with our championship BBQ instructors. You’ll work in teams to learn the art of creating award-winning craft BBQ in a fraction of the time. We’ll teach you to smoke roast, direct grill, indirect grill, and rest and hold meats on charcoal grills, gas grills, and smokers! Get hands-on with steak, chicken, and burgers!

Our small class size ensures you get an immersive in-depth BBQ experience that will accelerate your BBQ to a new level. Whether you want to become a backyard hero, elevate your current game, or learn competition tricks, this class covers it all. Classes are great for all ages and make great guys’ night-out trips or date nights!

This is a hands-on class and you’ll go head to head against other attendees to achieve the perfect grill marks and be crowned the Burger champion!

In this class we’ll teach you to cook:

  • Direct Sear Wagyu Strip Steak (live demo)
  • Reverse Sear Ribeye Steaks (hands-on)
  • Grillmaster Burgers (hands-on)
  • Grilled Veggies
  • Ultimate Grilled Tacos (hands-on)
  • Grilled Chicken

Learn to smoke roast, direct grill, indirect grill, and rest and hold meats on charcoal grills, gas grills, and smokers!

In this class we’ll cover:

  • Meat Selection
  • Trimming
  • Seasoning
  • Cooking Timelines
  • Smoker Management
  • Fuel Selection – Charcoal & Woods
  • Food Safety
  • Storing & Reheating
  • Techniques
  • Tips & Tricks
  • Competition Secrets


Grill Classes with World Food Steak Champion, Sunny Moody

Join Wannemaker’s Home & Garden and the 2021 World Food Steak Champion, Sunny Moody for upcoming grill classes.

The cost to participate is $150 per class. Classes take place at Wannemaker’s, 1940 Ogden Avenue in Downers Grove.

Competition Steak Class

Saturday, August 20, 2022 | 11:00am-3:00pm

In this tell-all SCA class, you’ll learn about different muscle groups, how to pick the perfect steak, flavor profile, fire management, and more.


Full Menu Backyard BBQ Class

Sunday, August 21, 2022 | 11:00am-3:00pm

Prosciutto & Arugula Grilled Flatbread
Lamb Chops with Chimichurri
Crispy Chicken Wings
Smoked Triple Mac n’ Cheese
Bourbon Bread Pudding


Holiday Headquarters

As the local Holiday Headquarters, Wannemaker’s makes the season bright by starting it right—with the freshest decorations.