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Product Image Barbecue Science and Technique, October 15th-16th, Roots 657, DC Metro

Barbecue Science and Technique, October 15th-16th, Roots 657, DC Metro

$ 700.00 $ 750.00

World traveled Master Chef and television personality Rich Rosendale walk you through the world of BBQ like no one else can. With a forward-thinking approach, merging traditional principals with modern technology and science this class will take your BBQ game to a new level. In addition to the two day workshop, participants can meet and talk with Rich each night at a 2 hour reception where you will get to sample local craft brews along with BBQ from the class.

Rich is one of only 67 Certified Master chef’s in the United States and an expert in this style of cooking. He has over 55 international cooking awards under his belt. He has applied smoking and barbecue in large-scale operations like the Greenbrier resort with 15 kitchens on property. He is also a consultant for major barbecue brands.

So what are you going to learn? Well, the course is packed with applicable knowledge of barbecue and innovative concepts about our countries favorite cuisine. You can take these recipes, methods, and techniques back to your own operations or unleash them at your next cookout with friends.

The topics covered in the two-day hands-on workshop are listed below:

  • BBQ fundamentals
  • Modern tools and technologies
  • Smoking procedures
  • Curing, Brines, and Injections
  • Cooking with the Big Green Egg
  • Contemporary BBQ presentation
  • Time and temp review of various cuts and proteins
  • "New Que" mouth-watering side dishes
  • Commercial smokers vs. backyard models
  • Exploring new cuts of meats
  • Various Regional Styles
  • Rubs, Sauces, Mops, and Moisturizers
  • Pickling

This program is approved for 16 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for ACF certification.

Note: These programs are not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ACF or the ACF Certification Program.


Roots 657 
42301 Spinks Ferry Rd, Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: (202) 969-6010


Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodbridge Pkwy, Leesburg, VA 20176

Homewood Suites 
Hilton 115 Fort Evans Rd NE, Leesburg, VA 20176 
Phone: (571) 258-1068


The dates are October 15th-16th. Each day the workshop will start at 8:30 am and be done by 3:00 pm. Lunch and continental breakfast served daily are included.