Events, Seminars & BBQ ClassesDiscover all that Friendly Fires has to offer!
Due to COVID, we’ve taken the difficult decision to suspend our BBQ Classes and competitions until further notice.
Thank you to the fantastic chef’s who took part in our 2020 BBQ Classes.
Chef Colin Burtch from Kingston Brewing Company
Chef Dale Jones from Capers Custom Catering
Chef Matt Darch from Olivea
Chef Michael Santoro from La Piazza Wood Fired Pizza Ovens
Chefs Knifey and Spooney from Knifey Spooney
2018 Kawartha BBQ Competition & BBQ Classes
View the 2018 Kawartha BBQ Competition Wrap Up →
2017 Kawartha BBQ Competition & BBQ Classes
2017 Kingston BBQ Competition and BBQ Classes
2016 Kawartha BBQ Competition & BBQ Classes
2016 Kingston BBQ Competition and BBQ Classes
2015 Kawartha & Kingston BBQ Competitions
2015 Kingston BBQ Classes
2015 Peterborough BBQ Classes
2014 Kawartha BBQ Competition
2014 BBQ Competition.
2014 Kingston BBQ Competition
2014 BBQ Competition.
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2013 Kawartha BBQ Competition
The annual Kawartha BBQ Competition was held on July 27th. With dozens of entries and hundreds of visitors, the event was the largest in our history. The band and celebrity judges helped make the event a total success. Thank you to everyone who participated.
2013 Kingston BBQ Competition
The first ever BBQ competition was held in Kingston on July 20th. It was our first BBQ Competition in Kingston and was also well attended. We look forward to learning from our first year, and making our 2014 Competition even better.
2012 Kawartha BBQ Competition
In 2012, Friendly Fires hosted the first ever Kawartha BBQ Competition. Teams from all over participated and cooked their best ribs. The BBQ food was judged by Dean Del Mastro, Ken Jackman, Mike Judson, Shari Darling as well as Chef Brian Henry. The winner received a brand new Saffire Kamado Charcoal BBQ – courtesy of Friendly Fires.
2012 BBQ Classes
Some of the topics we covered included: BBQ Safety Check & Cleaning, Napoleaon BBQs, Steaks, Burgers, BBQing by women for women, Steaks, Charcoal Cooking, Intro to BBQing, Smoking & Planking, Primo Charcoal Demo Team, BBQ Contest, Beer Can Checken 4 ways, Cook and entire meal on a BBQ
2011 BBQ Classes
Topics covered: Big Green Egg, Burgers by Brad, QA Cow – Chef Henry, QA Pig – Chef Henry, Burgers by Brad – 2, QA Fish – Chef Henry, Broil King Demo
2010 BBQ Classes
Topics covered: BBQ Maintenance, BBQ Accessories, Basics of BBQ, Big Green Egg, BBQ for Women, Beer Butt Chicken, Mexican, Kawartha Choice, Indian, Steaks, Smoking & Planking, Ribs, Sausages
2009 BBQ Classes
Topics covered: BBQ Maintenance, Napoleon BBQ, Basics of BBQ, Big Green Egg, Greek on the Grill, Planking & Smoking, Great Steaks