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Pit Master: BBQ Chicken (Hands-on)

Pit Master: BBQ Chicken (Hands-on)
For the second day of June’s BBQ Bootcamp Series, CHI’s Chef Bill Twaler will guide you through one of America’s most popular cookout classics: BBQ chicken. You’ll learn some of the many ways to cook BBQ chicken, from wings to half birds. Learn how to make cupcake chicken thighs, prepare your own Alabama white sauce, and how to break down a chicken for the grill. Designed to hone the essential skills for any would-be pit master, this class will focus on traditional competition-style techniques, plus sauces, sides, and a delicious dessert fit for any summer cookout.

NOTE: If you'd like to sign up for the discounted "series bundle," you will automatically be enrolled in each of the four classes that are part of this BBQ Bootcamp series for only $399. To do so, please click on the Website button. Once on the registration page, find the link for the bundle, marked in red, to get to the bundle registration page. Of course, you can also sign up for just one individual course.

Series Dates:
June 5: Pit Master - Beef Brisket
June 12: Pit Master - BBQ Chicken
June 19: Pit Master - BBQ Pulled Pork
June 26: Pit Master - BBQ Pork Ribs

At each Hands-on Cooking Class, you’ll enter the gleaming new commercial kitchen to be a culinary student for the day. Certified Executive Chef Bill Twaler has more than two decades of experience as a culinary educator and will help you become a stronger cook while enjoying your time in the kitchen. Hone your knives and your skills to become more proficient and efficient as you cook dinner for your family, impress your friends at the grill, or bake sweet treats with coworkers.

Each Hands-on Cooking Class includes the following:

  • Step-by-step instruction from Chef Bill as you produce several dishes in our state-of-the-art commercial kitchen

  • Knives and aprons to use during your class

  • Enjoy all of the food you prepare at the end of class, and take home what you don’t finish!

  • An informational packet with recipes, tips and techniques covered during your hands-on class

Put on an apron, learn a new skill and cook something delicious at CHI!