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This is the class for owners (or prospective owners) of ceramic barbecues like the Big Green Egg or Kamado Joe. We cover everything you need to know to get great results from your ceramic barbecue.


Location: London Barbecue School, SE15 4QN
Duration: 5 hours | Experience level: beginner to intermediate | Cost: £135 per person (incl. VAT)


  • Choice of fuel
  • Fire and food safety
  • Lighting the barbecue and temperature control
  • Use of wood to produce smoke
  • Use of heat deflectors for indirect cooking
  • Direct grilling
  • Maintenance for years of flawless performance


  • Smoked chicken with dry rub and tangy cooking sauce
  • Cedar planked fish
  • Reverse-seared beef - a great method for juicy, tender beef
  • Grilled seasonal vegetables
  • Slow-grilled seasonal fruit


We prepare the ingredients as a group and participants work in pairs to to look after each barbecue, 2 people to a barbecue. The model of barbecue we use for this class are Kamado Joe's Classic Joe, which is equivalent in size to a large Big Green Egg.


  • Tea, coffee and a bacon roll on arrival
  • All the ingredients and fuel for the class (we do not want you to go hungry!)
  • A barbecue per 2 participants (if you come on your own we will pair you up with someone else)
  • Notes and recipes for you to keep (electronic format)
  • Alcoholic drinks – available to purchase


Below are the dates of classes dates of our 2020 season. At the moment we do not anticipate releasing further, though we will review this in light of Coronavirus shutdowns and will try to expand capacity if possible; join our mailing list to receive updates if/when more dates are released.

Saturday 13th June 2020, 10.00am - 3.00pm, £135 Class cancelled
Sunday 14th June 2020, 10.00am - 3.00pm, £135 Class cancelled
Saturday 18th July 2020, 10.00am - 3.00pm, £135

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Last few spaces
Sunday 19th July 2020, 10.00am - 3.00pm, £135

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Saturday 8th August 2020, 10.00am - 3.00pm, £135

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Sunday 9th August 2020, 10.00am - 3.00pm, £135

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Saturday 12th September 2020, 10.00am - 3.00pm, £135

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Sunday 13th September 2020, 10.00am - 3.00pm, £135

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Important Information

  • Classes can be cancelled/rearranged up to 2 weeks prior to the class date. After that cancellation/rebooking fees are payable, unless we can fill your space.
  • Advanced written warning of any food allergies or dietary requirements is needed.
  • Participants are required to wear flat, closed sole footwear for the class.
  • Classes are only for participants aged 16 or older. Participants aged 16 or 17 must be accompanied by an adult participant for the duration of the class.
Other terms and conditions apply, full details are here.


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