Jim is a barbecue and outdoor cooking expert. Jim's students range from novice back yard cooks to experienced competition cook-teams. A talented and engaging communicator, Jim is able to tailor his classes to meet the specific needs and interests of his students.

In Jim's classes you can learn the barbecue basics, starting with selecting barbecue equipment that's right for what you want to achieve. If you already know your way around a smoker and are looking for some tips to help you in your next competition, Jim can share with you some of the "secrets" that earned him 76 grand-championships over a 28-year competition career.