Originally Posted by norcaljr
This guy does living social/groupon deals all the time for his class. I'm not paying $175 for any class that's for sure.
Yup, $85 sounds a lot better than $175: http://www.livingsocial.com/cities/1...evel-bbq-class
If your friend is more interested in making great backyard Que than competing then this could be another option: https://www.livingsocial.com/events/...q-101-workshop
The CA BBQ Institute instructors are experienced KCBS Competition cooks and some of them are Brethren.
Originally Posted by landarc
He should go out to Dave Bart's shop this Saturday and introduce himself to the Brethren, learn who is who there and start to learn from Dave. He can learn enough from the guys like Dave and John, who needs to pay.
That being said, the Butcher's BBQ class is what I mean by, there are some well known folks in CA, that would be well worth the time and money to learn from. If Thom, Ryan and Scott (shares) all say it is good, that is the class I would go to.
He would be welcome at the Bash this Sat! There will be lots of folks out there willing to share some pointers.
I've heard good things about Butcher's class as well.
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