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Shop Class Overview

Take home all the skills you need to achieve BBQ greatness. Each Traeger Shop Class is taught by an award-winning pitmaster, and provides detailed, interactive instruction, and tips and tricks of the trade, to take your BBQ skills to the next level. Bask in BBQ greatness while you feast on mouth-watering samples, take notes in your BBQ manual, and even score some special shop class swag to take home.

BBQ Shop Class Traeger Grills

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Shop Class Includes

Shop Class Includes

  • 3-4 hours of instruction and interactive demonstrations from a pro
  • All the wood-fired BBQ samples you can handle
  • Traeger swag bag
  • Special BBQ manual with recipes and tips from the pros
  • Entry to win a Traeger Tailgater grill
Learn Tips from the Pros

Learn Tips from the Pros

All of our cooking classes are taught by BBQ pros that each bring a unique flavor to the menu and format of the class. Sit back as they show off their tips and tricks for preparation, getting that perfect juicy finish, and even a few secrets that earned them their “pitmaster” status.

Mastering the Technique

Mastering the Technique

Achieving BBQ perfection comes down to nailing the skills. Master the basics, and even a few more advanced techniques, so you can trim, prep, rub, inject, brine, sauce, and smoke like a pro.

Shop Class Menu

Shop Class Menu

Our classes offer a little something for everyone no matter your skill level. Choose from our Barbecue Classics Shop Class to learn how to perfect everything from ribs to wood-fired pizza and even dessert, or take on our Meat Master BBQ Shop Class full of brisket, pulled pork, chicken, and steak that will crown you the title of carnivore king or queen.

Upcoming Shop Class Events

  • Jun 12

    BBQ Shop Class Feat. Pork & Ribs

    Location

    Georgian Bay Leisure Distribution w/Dickson's

    30 Mills Rd.
    Barrie, ON, L4N 6H4

    Jun 12, 2020, 5 : 00 PM to 9 : 00 PM EST

    C$ 135.00
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    BBQ Shop Class Feat. Pork & Ribs
    Hosted By
    Chad Ward
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    Tito’s Vodka Grilled Pineapple Lemonade. Baked Green Chili Queso & Tortilla Chips. Smoked Pineapple Pulled Pork. Grilled Blackened Saskatchewan Salmon with Smoked Garlic Butter. BBQ St. Louis Style Ribs. Reverse Seared Ribeye. This class features an all-star menu, and you'll learn a variety of techniques to master them all. Bring your BBQ questions, try some delicious samples, and take home a new arsenal of serious BBQ skills for your next big cookout. This class will be taught by legendary BBQ competitor, pitmaster, and owner of Whiskey Bent BBQ, Chad Ward. Chad frequently competes across the country and sweeps the trophy table with his competitive BBQ. He's been featured on the Travel Channel and Food Network and spends his time sharing the secrets to his success at Traeger Shop Class.
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  • Jun 13

    BBQ Shop Class Feat. Brisket & Flank Steak

    Location

    Georgian Bay Leisure Distribution w/Dickson's

    30 Mills Rd.
    Barrie, ON, L4N 6H4

    Jun 13, 2020, 5 : 00 PM to 9 : 00 PM EST

    C$ 135.00
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    BBQ Shop Class Feat. Brisket & Flank Steak
    Hosted By
    Chad Ward
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    Whistle Pig Smoked Whiskey Punch. Baked Green Chili Queso & Tortilla Chips. Roasted Spatchcock Chicken. BBQ Apple Brined Pork Loin. Grilled Flank Steak. BBQ Beef Brisket. This class features an all-star menu, and you'll learn a variety of techniques to master them all. Bring your BBQ questions, try some delicious samples, and take home a new arsenal of serious BBQ skills for your next big cookout. Get ready for a great time as this class will be taught by legendary BBQ competitor, pitmaster, and owner of Whiskey Bent BBQ, Chad Ward. Chad frequently competes across the country and sweeps the trophy table with his competitive BBQ. He's been featured on the Travel Channel and Food Network and spends his time sharing the secrets to his success at Traeger Shop Class.
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  • Jun 17

    BBQ Shop Class Feat. Pork & Ribs

    Location

    Sons Of Kent Brewing w/Schinkels'

    27 Adelaide St. S
    Chatham, ON, N7M 4P9

    Jun 17, 2020, 5 : 00 PM to 9 : 00 PM EST

    C$ 135.00
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    BBQ Shop Class Feat. Pork & Ribs
    Hosted By
    Danielle "Diva Q" Bennett
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    Tito’s Vodka Grilled Pineapple Lemonade. Baked Green Chili Queso & Tortilla Chips. Smoked Kalua Pulled Pork. Grilled Blackened Saskatchewan Salmon with Smoked Garlic Butter. BBQ St. Louis Style Ribs. Reverse Seared Ribeye. This class has the goods and we’ll teach you how to do them yourself with confidence. We kick things off with a Tito’s Vodka Grilled Pineapple Lemonade and Baked Green Chili Queso with Tortilla Chips to whet your appetite before the main events come out. After this class there’s no doubt you’ll blow away your guests with your smokin’ new skills. Not just anyone can wear the title of the world’s most influential woman in BBQ. Danielle “Diva Q” Bennett brings a wide range of BBQ expertise and years of blood, sweat, and BBQ to our Traeger Shop Classes. A certified BBQ expert, she’s taught the art of BBQ to thousands around the world. As a former World Bacon Champion, former World Pork Champion, winner of multiple grand championship titles and over 400 individual BBQ & grilling awards, she’s proven to be a force in the world of BBQ competitions. Diva has also hosted her own show on the Travel Network and wrote a best-selling cookbook. There is no doubt that your BBQ game will reach new heights after this class because let’s be honest, “Life Is Too Short For Bad BBQ”™ – Diva Q.
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  • Jun 18

    BBQ Shop Class Feat. Brisket & Flank Steak

    Location

    Sons Of Kent Brewing w/Schinkels'

    27 Adelaide St. S
    Chatham, ON, N7M 4P9

    Jun 18, 2020, 5 : 00 PM to 9 : 00 PM EST

    C$ 135.00
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    BBQ Shop Class Feat. Brisket & Flank Steak
    Hosted By
    Danielle "Diva Q" Bennett
    More About The Class
    Whistle Pig Smoked Whiskey Punch. Baked Green Chili Queso & Tortilla Chips. Roasted Spatchcock Chicken. BBQ Apple Brined Pork Loin. Grilled Flank Steak. BBQ Beef Brisket. This class features an all-star menu, and you'll learn a variety of techniques to master them all. Bring your BBQ questions, try some delicious samples, and take home a new arsenal of serious BBQ skills for your next big cookout. Not just anyone can wear the title of the world’s most influential woman in BBQ. Danielle “Diva Q” Bennett brings a wide range of BBQ expertise and years of blood, sweat, and BBQ to our Traeger Shop Classes. A certified BBQ expert, she’s taught the art of BBQ to thousands around the world. As a former World Bacon Champion, former World Pork Champion, winner of multiple grand championship titles and over 400 individual BBQ & grilling awards, she’s proven to be a force in the world of BBQ competitions. Diva has also hosted her own show on the Travel Network and wrote a best-selling cookbook. There is no doubt that your BBQ game will reach new heights after this class because let’s be honest, “Life Is Too Short For Bad BBQ”™ – Diva Q.
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  • Aug 03

    BBQ Shop Class Feat. Pork & Ribs

    Location

    Wicker Land Patio Furniture

    2573 Highway 97 N
    Kelowna, BC, V1X 5T5

    Aug 03, 2020, 5 : 00 PM to 9 : 00 PM PST

    C$ 135.00
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    BBQ Shop Class Feat. Pork & Ribs
    Hosted By
    Danielle "Diva Q" Bennett
    More About The Class
    Tito’s Vodka Grilled Pineapple Lemonade. Baked Green Chili Queso & Tortilla Chips. Smoked Kalua Pulled Pork. Grilled Blackened Saskatchewan Salmon with Smoked Garlic Butter. BBQ St. Louis Style Ribs. Reverse Seared Ribeye. This class has the goods and we’ll teach you how to do them yourself with confidence. We kick things off with a Tito’s Vodka Grilled Pineapple Lemonade and Baked Green Chili Queso with Tortilla Chips to whet your appetite before the main events come out. After this class there’s no doubt you’ll blow away your guests with your smokin’ new skills. Not just anyone can wear the title of the world’s most influential woman in BBQ. Danielle “Diva Q” Bennett brings a wide range of BBQ expertise and years of blood, sweat, and BBQ to our Traeger Shop Classes. A certified BBQ expert, she’s taught the art of BBQ to thousands around the world. As a former World Bacon Champion, former World Pork Champion, winner of multiple grand championship titles and over 400 individual BBQ & grilling awards, she’s proven to be a force in the world of BBQ competitions. Diva has also hosted her own show on the Travel Network and wrote a best-selling cookbook. There is no doubt that your BBQ game will reach new heights after this class because let’s be honest, “Life Is Too Short For Bad BBQ”™ – Diva Q.
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Our Partners

We are honored to partner with Snake River Farms, they provide stunningly beautiful beef that far exceeds USDA Prime. We will use the most tender and flavorful American beef in our Traeger Shop Classes. They are involved with every aspect of producing their special Wagyu cross cattle from start to finish.

Leinenkugel’s has been brewing beer since 1867 and has a history as flavorful as its product. We’re proud to partner with Leinenkugel’s, bringing their variety of brews coast-to-coast at Traeger Shop Class because just like Traeger season, beer season is year round.

Built for the wild, YETI's premium outdoor coolers are a game changer and Traeger is honored to partner with this pioneering brand. YETI's burly design and unparalleled ice retention lets you pack up the cooler and Traeger for a weekend off grid, full of delicious wood-fired meals.

High-quality BBQ starts with high-quality meat. We’re proud to partner with Butcher Box, a company that provides 100% grass-fed beef, free-range organic chicken, and heritage breed pork, to provide the incredible, flavorful food we serve at our Traeger Shop Classes.

As the number 1 grilling website in the world, Amazingribs.com knows a thing or two about barbecue. We’re excited to team up with them for the 2018 Traeger Shop Class tour as we spread BBQ knowledge across the country.