Monday, August 4

Barbecue Sauces, Sides & Secrets
Chef Matt Coggin of D.B.A. Barbecue
The Cook's Warehouse - Midtown
($55, 7-9 p.m. Demonstration & Tasting)

Ah, the elusive art of barbecue!  From starters to whet everyone’s appetite to tips on smoking your meats as well as pairing the perfect side dishes, you’ll learn it all from veteran restaurateur and pitmaster Matt Coggin.  Matt, chef and partner at D.B.A. Barbecue in Virginia-Highlands, knows a thing or two about pleasing a crowd with lip-smacking barbecue and turning a backyard BBQ into a party to remember.  Become the master of your BBQ once you learn some insider tips and recipes from Matt, such as: BBQ Sauces – Matt will make and sample a sweet sauce, a mustard sauce, and a vinegar sauce and will serve this with an assortment of ribs, pork, chicken, and brisket; BBQ Sides – Matt will prepare DBA’s famous Grilled Texas Cream Corn, Brisket Chili, Corn Cheese Muffins, and a BBQ Rub; BBQ Tips – Matt will cover how to clean ribs, selecting smoking temperatures and times, and making the right wood selection. Evening includes wine tastings sponsored by National Distributors and a chance to win tasty door prizes provided by Bella Cucina Artful Foods and Cabot Cheese.

Location: The Cook's Warehouse - Midtown: 1544 Piedmont Road, Suite 403-R, Atlanta GA, 30324

Click here to register and pay for the Barbecue Sauces, Sides & Secrets class.



Simple Abundance Cooking Class

The Food Bank’s Simple Abundance Cooking Class series provides the community with a unique opportunity to interact with and learn from Atlanta’s top chefs while helping those in need.

100% of the proceeds benefits the Atlanta Community Food Bank!