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.
$65 for One Introductory Big Jim's Grilling Class ($135 Value)
Meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on either Tuesdays and Thursdays at the San Rafael location of Barbeques Galore, the classes introduce students to the fundamentals of gas and propane grilling. During the session, barbecue chef Jim Modesitt demonstrates San Francisco–style recipes for a selection of hearty meats and vegetables, which may include rib-eye steaks, bacon-wrapped scallops, asparagus, and other meats and seafood. Afterward, students nosh on the tasty, seared morsels. The first session begins on Tuesday, April 3.
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.