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Barbecue University™

June 17 – 20, 2021

Founded by popular PBS TV host, multi-award-winning author, and internationally renowned grilling expert Steven Raichlen, Barbecue University™ is an extravaganza of food, fire, fun, and friendship.

This three-day, intensive course over Father’s Day Weekend features action-packed classes teaching you how to master the art of live fire cooking and grilling under Steven’s guidance and supervision. Each class starts with a Southern breakfast, and concludes with a lavish lunch of the day’s creations.

Information

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Call (866) 589-5552 for more information



2021 Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 17

6 – 7:30 pm:  Welcome Reception at Somerset Chapel

Friday, June 18

8 am:  Depart from the Inn for Cole’s
8:15 – 9 am: Breakfast at Cole’s
9 am –  12 pm: Instruction and Cooking
12 pm: Lunch
1:30 pm: Return to the Inn

Saturday, June 19

8 am:  Depart from the Inn for Cole’s
8:15 – 9 am: Breakfast at Cole’s
9 am –  12 pm: Instruction and Cooking
12 pm: Lunch
1:30 pm: Return to the Inn

Sunday, June 20

8 am:  Depart from the Inn for Cole’s
8:15 – 9 am: Breakfast at Cole’s
9 am –  12 pm: Instruction and Cooking
12 pm: Lunch and Graduation Ceremony
1:30 pm: Return to the Inn

"A Fantasy Camp for Coal Heads"

It’s been ranked the #1 barbecue experience in the U.S. (Food Network). It’s been called “a fantasy camp for coal heads” (Cooking Light Magazine). And now, the three-day bacchanal of smoke and fire known as Barbecue University™ comes to Montage Palmetto Bluff, during Father’s Day weekend, June 17 – June 20, 2021.

Class takes place three consecutive days at Cole’s, a handsome lodge and restaurant with a state-of-the-art classroom and outdoor burn area complete with a massive Argentinean-style fire pit. While preparing the icons of barbecuing and grilling (the class is very hands-on; everyone gets a turn at the grill), you’ll learn the five methods of live-fire cooking. How to light and control a fire. How to harness the flavor-enhancing power of wood smoke in everything from appetizers to desserts. And much, much more. Each class lasts 3 hours and is followed by an incredible lunch based on the day’s menus.

Ticket purchase includes:
Breakfast daily
A Welcome Reception
3 days of Barbecue University™ classes (3 hours each day plus lunch)

After class, students are free to enjoy Palmetto Bluff’s many recreational opportunities, including boating, hiking, horseback riding, sharpshooting, spa, a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, and much more. Did we mention fishing? Bring us your catch and we’ll grill or smoke it in class.

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Barbecuing at Montage Palmetto Bluff
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