Upcoming Grill Classes

Backyard Hero BBQ MasterClass Series – TAILGATING!

Presented By: Risky Brisket Championship BBQ Team

Saturday, October 1 | 11:00AM | $125 

Location: Wannemaker’s

Join us for a day filled with BBQ and learn how to cook our perfected tailgate recipes!!

Immerse yourself in 5 hours of live BBQ instruction from championship BBQ experts!

Get a front row seat to a 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.

Our instructors provide in depth real world experience into the craft of producing award winning BBQ, in a fraction of the time!

During this class you’ll learn to smoke, and get to sample, gametime recipes! We’ve loaded this class up with some of our favorites we’ve perfected over decades of BBQing.

In this class we’ll teach you to cook:

  • Smoked Jalapeno Poppers
  • Smoked Pork Belly Asian Sliders
  • BBQ Spicy Sticky Wings
  • Pulled Pork Bombs
  • Smoked Brisket Queso
  • Budget Burnt Ends

In this class we’ll cover:

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

Class size is limited to 30 students.

Smoked Holiday Meats MasterClass

Presented By: Risky Brisket Championship BBQ Team

Saturday, October 29 | 11:00AM | $165 

Location: Wannemaker’s Home & Garden

Immerse yourself in 5 hours of live BBQ instruction from award winning BBQ experts! Get a front row seat to a BBQ experience that will accelerate your BBQ to a new level. Wether you want to become a backyard hero, or elevate your current game, this class covers it all.

Our instructors provide in depth real world experience into the craft of producing award winning BBQ, in a fraction of the time!

Our small class size guarantees a personalized experience for attendees and allows everyone the opportunity to sample all the meats being cooked.

In this class we’ll teach you to cook:

  • Whole Smoked Prime Rib
  • Smoked Homemade Porchetta (Traditional Italian Pork Roast – smoke roasted)
  • Smoked Holiday Bombs – SECRET RECIPE!
  • Cajun Smoked Turkey Breast
  • Thanksgiving Day Secret Recipe Fatty
  • Tischler’s Smoked Sausages

In this class we’ll cover:

  • Meat Selection
  • Trimming
  • Injection
  • 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.

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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

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Holiday Headquarters

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