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The BackYard BBQ Store
1147 Greenleaf Ave,
Wilmette, IL 60091

Store: (847) 251-2272
Fax: (847) 251-2277

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Chef Eduardo Zavala from Prime Food Caterers prepares for a grill class!

Here is a list of our upcoming grill classes. We will be constantly adding new classes so please check back or sign up to be on our e-mail list and we will notify you when we add new classes. We hold our classes both inside and outside weather permitting. Don`t forget our kitchen and patio are available for your own private event.Thank you for your interest!

Payment for classes must be made at time of reservation. If you need to cancel you must do so at least 72 hours before the class for a full refund. Thanks for respecting this policy as we have a number of fixed costs for each class. You can always send a friend in your place.


Thursday October 30th 7pm Sold Out
Join us for a Beer Dinner with Temperance Brewing from Evanston. Temperance just celebrated its 1 year Anniversary and has some great beers to offer. We will taste 5 of their beers with a four course meal. Josh Gilbert who owns Temperance will be on hand to discuss the evening's beers. Cost $50

Thursday November 13th ?7pm

Join us for a Turkey Class. If you want to learn how to cook your turkey outside this class is for you. This class is part of our Oakton College Series. Class is held at our store but you must call Oakton at 847-982-9888 to sign up. We will grill one on gas, rotisserie one on a gas grill and smoke one in the Big Green Egg!
Cost $50

Friday November 21st 7pm

Join us for a great wine event including a Riedel Veritas Wine Glass tasting seminar, a wine tasting with Vine Joy and some great foods to go along! Sean Petrie from Riedel Crystal will be here to lead a seminar to show you why the right glass makes such a difference in the taste of your wine. After the seminar we will have a tasting with Zach Turner from VineJoy of some really great wines with some food. The wines will be available to purchase at a great price and you get to take the Riedel set of 3 glasses home with you. Cost for the evening is $79 and that includes the 3 piece set of glasses. Space is limited so please call shop to sign up!

Thursday December 4th 7pm

Join us for a Holiday Roast Class. We will show you how to grill a Holiday Beef Tenderloin, grill a Prime Rib and we will do a leg of lamb on the rotisserie. This will help you free up some oven space for your Holiday entertaining! Cost $50
January-Big Green Egg Class


We want to thank you all for having a great interest in our grilling classes. They have really been a lot of fun and we will try and schedule a few new ones soon...