BBQ champion to give meat-trimming class

Two-time world champion David Bouska of Butcher BBQ will give a meat-trimming class at the Grand Hotel Casino and Resort in Shawnee.

Join Oklahoma Barbecue Society when it hosts two-time world champion David Bouska and Butcher BBQ for a meat-trimming class 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, prior to the OKBS Annual Cleaver Team of the Year banquet held at the Grand Hotel Casino and Resort in Shawnee.

The class is free to all OKBS members with a paid banquet ticket. However, if you are not an OKBS member, class fee for nonmembers is $25 and it includes a one-year membership to OKBS.

This is the opportunity for the backyard chef or a cook who joins competitions and wants to learn techniques from a world BBQ champion.

Class registration required by Jan. 18 or until class is full. Early registration is suggested.

The Oklahoma Barbecue Society, established in August 19, 2013, began with some of Oklahoma’s most experienced people in the barbecue field and is comprised of barbecue enthusiasts from across the state. Membership includes contest organizers, certified judges, cooks and business owners whose goal is to raise the awareness on the state’s brand of barbecue.

Oklahoma is home to more than 15 Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned contests each year from March to October. With a multitude of certified judges, champion cooks, barbecue manufacturers and barbecue related businesses, OKBS is here to promote and support Oklahoma barbecue. The mission of the OKBS is to help nurture the back-yarder and the weekend barbecue cook who may need guidance in the competition world or simply wants to improve. For the taster, the lover of all things cooked barbecue-style; OKBS can help you find classes to become certified barbecue judges.

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