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Shop Class Overview

Take home all the skills you need to achieve BBQ greatness. Each Traeger Shop Class is taught by an award-winning pitmaster, and provides detailed, interactive instruction, and tips and tricks of the trade, to take your BBQ skills to the next level. Bask in BBQ greatness while you feast on mouth-watering samples, take notes in your BBQ manual, and even score some special shop class swag to take home.

BBQ Shop Class Traeger Grills

More About Shop Class

Shop Class Includes

Shop Class Includes

  • 3-4 hours of instruction and interactive demonstrations from a pro
  • All the wood-fired BBQ samples you can handle
  • Traeger swag bag
  • Special BBQ manual with recipes and tips from the pros
  • Entry to win a Traeger Tailgater grill
Learn Tips from the Pros

Learn Tips from the Pros

All of our cooking classes are taught by BBQ pros that each bring a unique flavor to the menu and format of the class. Sit back as they show off their tips and tricks for preparation, getting that perfect juicy finish, and even a few secrets that earned them their “pitmaster” status.

Mastering the Technique

Mastering the Technique

Achieving BBQ perfection comes down to nailing the skills. Master the basics, and even a few more advanced techniques, so you can trim, prep, rub, inject, brine, sauce, and smoke like a pro.

Shop Class Menu

Shop Class Menu

Our classes offer a little something for everyone no matter your skill level. Choose from our Barbecue Classics Shop Class to learn how to perfect everything from ribs to wood-fired pizza and even dessert, or take on our Meat Master BBQ Shop Class full of brisket, pulled pork, chicken, and steak that will crown you the title of carnivore king or queen.

Hold onto your hot pads

Traeger shop class is scheduling new classes across the country. Check back soon to see when we'll be in your city.

Shop Class Handbook


BBQ Shop Class 101
Fuel + Cookers
Wood Pellets
The Craft
BBQ Shop Pros

Shop Class Handbook

This handbook is included with every shop class registration

Start reading today by registering for a Shop Class event near you. If you have already registered for Shop Class, make sure you are logged in to your account.

Our Partners

We are honored to partner with Snake River Farms, they provide stunningly beautiful beef that far exceeds USDA Prime. We will use the most tender and flavorful American beef in our Traeger Shop Classes. They are involved with every aspect of producing their special Wagyu cross cattle from start to finish.

Leinenkugel’s has been brewing beer since 1867 and has a history as flavorful as its product. We’re proud to partner with Leinenkugel’s, bringing their variety of brews coast-to-coast at Traeger Shop Class because just like Traeger season, beer season is year round.

Built for the wild, YETI's premium outdoor coolers are a game changer and Traeger is honored to partner with this pioneering brand. YETI's burly design and unparalleled ice retention lets you pack up the cooler and Traeger for a weekend off grid, full of delicious wood-fired meals.

High-quality BBQ starts with high-quality meat. We’re proud to partner with Butcher Box, a company that provides 100% grass-fed beef, free-range organic chicken, and heritage breed pork, to provide the incredible, flavorful food we serve at our Traeger Shop Classes.

As the number 1 grilling website in the world, knows a thing or two about barbecue. We’re excited to team up with them for the 2018 Traeger Shop Class tour as we spread BBQ knowledge across the country.