BBQ Bootcamp is designed to provide an intensive, hands-on, fun opportunity to enhance the understanding of meat cookery, barbequing, smoking, food safety, new meat cuts, and nutrition of meat products. Each participant will be provided with recipes, a meat thermometer, and the program will end with a large meal allowing participants to sample the products cooked and discussed during the program.

Schedule: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Aug. 23, 2011

Topics include grilling, cookery methods, barbecue and smoking, meat cut selection, new value cuts, food safety and handling of meats, and nutrition of meat products.

Registration Fee: $30/individual and $50/couple

Registration Deadline: Aug. 19

Important Note: Due to the intensive, hands-on nature of this program, registration is limited to the first 60 registrants!

For more information contact: Keith Underwood (605) 688-5439 or

BBQ Bootcamp is funded by the South Dakota Beef Industry Council, South Dakota Pork Producers and presented by South Dakota State University.