The Ger-Nis Summer BBQ Bonanza takes summer’s essential BBQ to new heights without missing a beat, celebrating the greatest culinary facet of the season- BBQ! The (long) weekend long event features classes, educational workshops, seminars, demonstrations, question and answer sessions and a grand finale blowout contest and party to seal the deal! We’re including every style of BBQ in this extravaganza, covering the vegan grill using summer’s fresh bounty to fulfill BBQ cravings that will satisfy even the most carnivorous to covering kid-friendly BBQ fare that takes into account their developing palettes! The event will highlight local BBQ chefs and pit masters, purveyors, and the Ger-Nis style of perfecting the art of grilling- everything that makes a BBQ summer’s greatest event! Ger-Nis promotes sustainable, local, organic and seasonal foods and this event is one of this summer’s highlights for us, celebrating all things local and sustainable while we celebrate BBQ! You’ll receive expert advice on seeking out the highest quality grilled goods, offering a sustainable meats workshop, seafood grilling and featuring seasonal, fresh fruits and vegetables as our main grilling subjects. You’re sure to learn top-notch grilling tricks and techniques, become familiar with essential BBQ tools and different styles of grilling, how to enhance your BBQ with fresh summer herbs and fruits to make BBQ rubs, sauces and mops! We offer up a fresh new look to classic BBQ sides using fresh, local summer ingredients and instruct on the merits of producing memorable BBQ drinks and snacks that tidy us over before the grilled goods are ready! The festival will culminate with a BBQ Contest and Party, featuring 30 contestants competing for the title of BBQ master in the arenas of grilled vegetables, fruit-based BBQ, ethnic BBQ and spicy hot BBQ, with hot local chefs as our special guest judges! The winner will receive a cooking party at the Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center! Soar with us toward BBQ bliss at the Ger-Nis BBQ Bonanza, A Finger Lickin’ Good Time in Brooklyn!
Recipes: Check out the individual events for a list of featured recipes
Class Type: Ger-Nis BBQ Summer Bonanza Festival, Hands-on Cooking Classes, Demonstrations, Seminars, Contest
Class Notes: Ger-Nis BBQ Bonanza All-Access Pass grants you entry into every class and demonstration, events and seminars on the roster as well as entry to the grand finale BBQ contest! Individual event tickets can also be purchased. You must sign up for free classes as well!!
Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center
Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center hails from the artistic canal community of Gowanus, Brooklyn, and is headed by Nissa Pierson, Managing Director. Ger-Nis has set out to educate the community on learning to cook, educate on where food comes from and to ultimately enjoy cooking and appreciate the ease of cooking. Ger-Nis specializes in a wide range of recreational cooking and educational classes for adults and children with an emphasis on sustainable, local, organic and fair-trade food; promoting healthy eating and living habits through hands-on and lecture style classroom environments. They are fully committed to the community, as well as the planet, focusing on the entire cooking and eating process, from grower to cook. The Center selects the best instructors from all walks of the food world, teaching premier culinary and recreational cooking skills as well as encouraging sustainable food education and above all fun! Contact Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center