Improve your barbecue skills with the Weber Grill Academy at Kinsale Gourmet Academy

Be the hero at your next barbecue with skills and techniques learnt on a Weber® Grill Academy course at Kinsale Gourmet Academy.

Weber, the world’s leading barbecue brand is on a mission to inspire barbecue enthusiasts of all abilities, with a range of hands-on barbecue cookery courses starting from 23 July, 2017. Whether you’re looking to perfect everyday favourites, master the art of charcoal barbecuing or conquer low ‘n’ slow smokehouse cuisine, there’s a course to suit.

 If you are new to barbecuing or looking to hone your technique then the Barbecue Classics course* is perfect you. This three-hour course will teach you how to make the most out of your barbecue through grilling, smoking, roasting and baking, inspiring confidence before you move onto the longer four-hour courses.  Providing tuition in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere the Barbecue Classics course is great for those looking to attend an academy after work and includes a menu of barbecued chicken marinated in lemon, garlic and oyster sauce, and grilled chuck steak cheese burger. Current dates for the Barbecue Classics course at Kinsale Gourmet Academy include: 27th July and 5th November.

Those looking to expand their barbecuing ability from the fare of sausages and burgers can take part in the Weber Essentials course*, which provides an in-depth introduction to the Weber way of cooking. Here participants will be taught everything from lighting the barbecue, to mastering Weber’s legendary lid on technique as they prepare a delicious menu including stone baked pizza, beer can chicken with herb and butter paprika rub, steaks with salsa verde and smoked pork loin & crispy crackling. Current dates for the Weber Essentials course at Kinsale Gourmet Academy include: 23rd July, 20th August and 24th September and 19th November.  

If you are looking to explore a whole new kettle of fish, then try Weber’s Seafood Essentials course. Learn how to grill, roast and smoke a variety of seafood cuisine on the barbecue. Seafood Essentials is perfect for barbecuers of all abilities and uses a variety of locally sourced ingredients to create dishes including perfectly seared tuna steak, whole roast fish, smoked garlic, cream and white wine mussels, and there’s even a pineapple upside down cake to round off the menu. Current dates for the Seafood Essentials course at Kinsale Gourmet Academy include: 6th August and 10th September.

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