9:00am, Sat 19th November, 2016
Get smoking this summer! Learn to cook American barbecue from one of the best in the business in this 5-hour class with lunch included.
Jim Johnson is a KCBS master barbecue teacher, and highly decorated barbecue pitmaster, having won 76 Grand Championships during his 28-year competition career. Jim has finished first in every category at Memphis in in May contests on four occasions, and has finished in the top ten nine times. Jim has also been crowned the Whole Hog World Champion at the prestigious Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational.
Jim is a regular on TV and radio, and has acted as an ambassador for Kraft Foods, Big Green Egg and a range of other products. Most recently, Jim was featured in SBS Australia's Food Safari Fire with Maeve O'Meara.
In Jim's class you'll 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.
Whether you're competing at the Yak Ales Melbourne Barbecue Festival Cook-Off, or cooking for mates in your backyard, this class will show you how to cook authentic barbecue!