$79 Five-Hour Competition BBQ Cooking Class from Big Jim's BBQ in San Rafael ($175 Value)

San Rafael

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Barbecuing, like painting, usually entails the use of a brush, a master's touch, and the building anticipation to eat your finished product. Enjoy saucy masterworks with this Groupon.

$79 for Five-Hour Competition BBQ Cooking Class ($175 Value)

During five-hour Competition BBQ Cooking classes, novice grillers gather together for tutelage from accomplished barbecue chef Jim Modesitt, who infuses modernized San Francisco barbecue with old-school Southern influences. The chef takes students through the basics of cooking meats in grills and barbecue smokers, helping them to master firing up embers with wood, charcoal, and bottle rockets. Pupils learn to how to flavor protein cuts with injections, dry rubs, sauces, and marinades before digging in to their finished products, which may include baby-back ribs, pulled pork, and shrimp. Classes run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a currently scheduled session takes place on Sunday, June 10—additional classes will be added. Check the schedule for the current line-up.

Big Jim's BBQ

Big Jim’s BBQ entrances diners with a menu of tempting contemporary and barbecue cuisine arranged by chef Jim Modesitt. Like the annual westward migration of wood-smoking grills, the sauce-slathered bill of fare unites gourmet California treats with rustic southern cooking traditions, pairing juicy pulled pork, chicken, ribs, and brisket with hearty risottos, traditional cornbreads and beans, assorted cheeses, and crostinis. As clients sup on the tasty bounty or enroll in courses to learn the dark arts of cookcraft from the kitchen’s professional chefs and caterers, rich flavors and aromas lavish the nose and palate with a sensory celebration of fine food.

Big Jim's BBQ

Big Jim’s BBQ entrances diners with a menu of tempting contemporary and barbecue cuisine arranged by chef Jim Modesitt. Like the annual westward migration of wood-smoking grills, the sauce-slathered bill of fare unites gourmet California treats with rustic southern cooking traditions, pairing juicy pulled pork, chicken, ribs, and brisket with hearty risottos, traditional cornbreads and beans, assorted cheeses, and crostinis. As clients sup on the tasty bounty or enroll in courses to learn the dark arts of cookcraft from the kitchen’s professional chefs and caterers, rich flavors and aromas lavish the nose and palate with a sensory celebration of fine food.


Reviews

Great BBQ class, very informative, able to try different foods, friendly staff.

Gary Y., Yelp, 3/5/12

Everything was great from the food to amount of information he provided. This man knows his BBQ and is willing to share his secrets.

Judie M., Yelp, 2/12/12

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “My husband and I had a great time with Big Jim and especially his BBQ. The food was great the atmosphere was fun and the info was beyond worth the price. We wish...”

    “My husband and I had a great time with Big Jim and especially his BBQ. The food was great the atmosphere was fun and the info was beyond worth the price. We wish there was a restaurant we could go to for this food everyday. ”

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    San Rafael

    620 W Francisco Blvd.

    San Rafael, California 94901

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In a Nutshell

In five-hour classes, with supplies included, students master grill & barbecue smoking techniques before eating the fruits of their labor.

The Fine Print

Expires Jan 23rd, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy mutiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required; subject to availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Culinary tools and activities, from cooking demos to kitchen appliances