Foodists brings you Barbecue Bootcamp


Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuck is running a special version of his acclaimed BBQ Workshop for Foodists. Whether you are already well seasoned on the grill or afraid of fire, this is an amazing opportunity and great value. We are rather excited to be sharing this with you. Here are all the details:

Barbecue Bootcamp

Join international barbecue champion Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk for this outdoor cooking extravaganza featuring the essentials of grilling and southern-style barbecue. The three-hour cooking and eating demonstration will include an overview of tools and equipment, rubs, sauces and marinades, techniques for quick and easy grilling and slow-smoking, plus tall tales and legends from the world of competitive barbecue. You’ll learn from and enjoy cooking demonstrations and samplings of great dishes from Ronnie’s bestselling new book, Barbecue Secrets DELUXE!, including:

* Grilled Asparagus with Chipotle and Roasted Garlic Aioli
* Grilled Quesadillas
* Seared Calamari with Tomato Basil Salsa
* Rack of Lamb with Balsamic Reduction
* Classic North Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Tidewater Coleslaw and Baked Beans
* Grilled Beef Tenderloin Steak with Gorgonzola Butter
* Real Barbecued Pork Ribs
* Cedar-planked Salmon with Whiskey-maple Glaze
* Planked Grapefruit with Grand Marnier and Honey

Not only is this incredible value on its own, we will be including wine tastings, pairing each of the dishes with wines courtesy of Ravenswood California Zinfandel.


Barbeque Bootcamp promises to be a celebration of gourmet backyard cooking. If you want to seriously upgrade your grilling and barbecue skills, don’t miss this.

WHEN: Saturday, July 25, 2009 10:30am to 2pm
WHERE: 4340 Rumble Street, Burnaby
WHAT TO BRING: Just your appetite and possibly a notepad and pen!
TICKETS: $59 Seating is limited to 35 so don’t wait. Purchase tickets here.

P.S. Ronnie will have copies of his latest book (a merging of his two previous books plus many new recipes) and sauces on hand and for sale.


8 Responses to “Foodists brings you Barbecue Bootcamp”

  1. Posted on July 18th, 2009

    Note: this unique event is filling up fast, so reserve your tickets before it’s too late!

  2. Posted on July 20th, 2009

    Great menu – sounds like an AWESOME day…wished I could be there to play along and wipe the sauce of my chin…have a great day !

  3. Posted on July 21st, 2009

    hey Mark, is this sold out yet?

  4. Posted on July 21st, 2009

    Hi Dawn, There are still a few tickets left! Get in there!

  5. Posted on July 24th, 2009

    Thanks everyone, we’re SOLD OUT now! Super excited, it’s going to be a real treat.

  6. Posted on July 25th, 2009

    And here’s a map to the location if anyone needs it:,+Burnaby&oe=UTF-8&ie=UTF8&split=0&ll=49.216868,-123.006105&spn=0.027415,0.055447&t=h&z=14&iwloc=A

  7. Posted on July 28th, 2009

    BBQ Bootcamp attendees – the grill lifters demo-ed by Ronnie have been found at HomeSense on SW Marine Dr.

  8. Posted on July 28th, 2009

    Thanks Darren! It’s actually on Marine Way in Burnaby (not too far east of Boundary).

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