Atlanta Magazine’s Best Burger Battle, The Shops Buckhead Atlanta
15 October, 2016 1pm – 5pm
The Big Green Egg Culinary Center will take our EGGs on the road to Atlanta’s premier burger cook-off! The event will feature some of the best local burger joints, bourbon, blues and brews that our city has to offer.
Come out for a great afternoon of burgers cooked on the EGG by Atlanta’s top chefs!
Hands-On Class – “Fall” into Cast Iron Cooking on the Big Green Egg
Saturday, 22 October, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Chef Instructor: Mark Clark
Fall is the perfect time for comfort foods, and Cast Iron cooking is how we cook some of our favorites! In this class we will use our Cast Iron Dutch Oven, and the Cast Iron Half-moon Plancha Griddle to show you how to cook wonderful fall dishes on your Big Green Egg.
Menu includes: Corn cakes with roasted baby bell peppers and cilantro; Stout-braised autumn vegetable shepherd’s pie; “Pork and Beans” pork belly; tomato, pumpkin and white bean cassoulet; Spicy chocolate pancakes with smoked camembert cheese and burnt orange Grand Marnier sauce
Book Launch Class – Ray Lampe’s Big Green Egg Cookbook!
Tuesday, 25 October, 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
The Ultimate Big Green Egg Ambassador, Ray “Dr. BBQ” Lampe has finally written the ultimate cookbook for EGGheads – packed with more than eighty great recipes covering all the diverse techniques that the versatile EGG can deliver!
At this class he has chosen some of his favorites! This class is for all outdoor cooks – even if you’re not an EGGhead (yet!), you’ll love the versatility of the Big Green Egg and the world of flavor it can open for you! Each attendee will receive a signed copy of the cookbook!
Menu includes: Grilled Chicken Wings with Pink Sauce; Smoked Baby Back Ribs with Cookie Butter Barbecue Sauce; Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon; Baked Tennessee Honey-Caramel Pecan Pie
Hands-On Class – Baking Pizza on the Big Green Egg
Tuesday, 1 November, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Chef Instructor Amber West, Gathering Industries
Everybody loves Pizza on the EGG! In this hands-on class we’ll experiment with dough, crust and lots of different toppings! We will use homemade and store-bought dough as well as flatbread to create Italian favorites on the EGG! We’ll also discuss temperature control, how to make the most of the Pizza & Baking Stones and the convEGGtor, as well as other tips on how to make the best pizza you’ve ever eaten!
Menu includes: Pesto, artichoke, shallot and mushroom pizza; Pineapple pulled pork, bacon and jalapeno pizza; Chicago deep dish on the EGG; Mediterranean flatbread; Brie, chocolate and raspberry dessert pizza.
Big Green Egg Basics
5 November, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Instructor: Chef Amanda Egidio
Whether you are new to the EGG or just want to brush up on your cooking skills, join Chef Amanda Egidio for EGG 101 to learn all the tips and tricks to Grilling, Roasting, Smoking, and Baking with the Big Green Egg. This is a group class based on technique with lots of time for questions, interaction … and time to make and enjoy some delicious food.
A sampling of Big Green Egg Authorized Dealers offering cooking classes:
Ruff’s BBQ Shoppe | Golden
The Cook’s Warehouse | Atlanta, Decatur, East Cobb
Georgia Spa Company | Buford, Athens, Kennesaw
Fine’s Hearth & Patio | Ft. Oglethorpe
Robinson Home Goods | Macon
Roswell Hardware | Roswell
Kitchenware Outfitters | Savannah
Central Iowa Pool and Spa | Des Moines
Kitchen Window | Minneapolis
Everything Billiards & Spas | Concord
Specialty Gas House | Columbus
Hearth and Home Furnishings | Zelienople
The Coastal Cupboard | Mount Pleasant