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BBQ Classes

Under the Hood BBQ MasterClasses

These in-person classes are held once a month at our BBQ Headquarters in sunny Nelson.

Everything needed for the class is supplied and everything we cook - we eat! So rally your friends and family, pack the chilly bin with drinks, wear your stretchy pants and get ready to be filled with BBQ food & knowledge! 

Classes can book out quickly and are capped at 30 participants. 

Coming Up

Saturday 10 February - Low & Slow Masterclass

Saturday 16 March - Hot & Fast Masterclass

Saturday 06 April - Low & Slow Masterclass

Saturday 11 May - Hot & Fast Masterclass

Can't make it in person? We now have our ONLINE Course!

Low and Slow ONLINE Course 

Access it anytime, anywhere, as many times as you like!

Message us if you would like to be added to our waitlist for future dates

*Classes with other event hosts are ticketed and managed by them and have different content to our Nelson based classes. Under the Hood Gift Vouchers cannot be redeemed for these events or the Online Course.

About the Classes

1:  Low & Slow BBQ MasterClass (full day) Cost: $195

Our highly popular Low & Slow BBQ Masterclass is a full seven hour immersive experience that will be enjoyed by all BBQ enthusiasts! Whether you are looking to build on your existing low and slow knowledge or just starting out, you'll be sure to walk away from the day with a swag of new tips and inspiration, not to mention you'll eat your body weight in mouth watering food! The content of the class is a mixture of demonstrations, tastings, Q&A and hands on learning working together in small groups

Topics Covered 
  • Meat, meat and more MEAT - everything we cook, we eat!!
  • Fire management 
  • How to prepare, trim and season your meats
  • Temperature control of your pit
  • Hands on preparation of pork swift ribs, chicken wings & tomahawks
  • Mastering pulled pork and brisket
  • Creating flavour profiles
  • Heaps of Q&A time to ask all your low & slow BBQ questions 
  • UTH BBQ cheat sheet to take home
  • Giveaways and prizes to be won on the day

No gas barbies in sight for this class, however the principles learnt can be applied to gas cooking. For a class that demonstrates gas cooking check out our Hot & Fast Masterclass.

These classes are proudly supported by our sponsor Samba Fire and BBQ, whose generosity make these days extra special!

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2: Hot & Fast BBQ MasterClass (half day) Cost: $169

This course offers a whole range of BBQ cooking that can be done hot and fast and includes hands-on use of our full range of gas, charcoal, offset & pellet grill smokers

We will cover off some of our most popular hot & fast recipes as seen on our Instagram story favourites. 

Topics Covered 

  • Beef & Cheese pies - yes, that's right, pies cooked to perfection in the BBQ!
  • Pork with crunchy crackling - learn how to nail pork so it's succulent in the centre with perfect crackling on the outside.
  • Smash burgers - the easiest, tastiest burgers cooked on the Smash Blade
  • Whole chicken done three ways - whole chook, spatchcock & butterfly
  • Leg of lamb - seasoned with rosemary and garlic
  • Reverse seared tomahawk steaks & chimichurri

This course is ideal for anybody who wants to learn how to master their BBQ with simple but impressive everyday cooks or check out a full range of barbecues and see how they all work and the different flavours they yield.

The content of the class is a mixture of demonstrations, tastings, Q&A and hands on learning working together in small teams. 

These classes are proudly supported by our sponsor Samba Fire and BBQ, whose generosity make these days extra special!

    When and Where?

    Classes are held at our Under the Hood BBQ Headquarters in Stoke, Nelson

    The sunny Tasman region is a great place to visit for a weekend and our guests travel from around New Zealand to attend the class and enjoy some of the other great activities our area has to offer.

    Gift Vouchers 

    Want to shout someone a BBQ Class but unsure the date will suit them? Vouchers are available that can be redeemed for purchasing class tickets online. Buy Now!

    Contact us now! 

    Invite your friends to join too for a day of fun, feasting and learning and get booked in!

    Private classes can be held by arrangement and are subject to availability. Minimum of 10 participants, please message us for pricing options and available dates.

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