New range of Weber® courses launched

Press Release from Weber ® – 29th March 2016


Weber®, the world’s leading barbecue brand, has expanded their range of Grill Academy cookery courses at Philleigh Way Cookery School, Cornwall. With cookery courses targeting grill enthusiasts of all abilities, you’ll be amazed at what you can create on your Weber® barbecue. Launching in April, the new courses at Philleigh Way Cookery School will run throughout the summer and include a choice of Barbecue Classics and Weber® Essentials.

WEbsite blog size GA Logo without white backgroundIf you are new to barbecuing and want to conquer the basics then the Barbecue Classics course* is perfect for you. Providing an in-depth tuition in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere this course will inspire confidence expanding your barbecue repertoire. Running over two and half hours the Barbecue Classics course is great for those looking to attend an academy after work and includes a menu of barbecued chicken marinated in lemon, garlic and oyster sauce, and grilled chuck steak cheese burger. Current dates for the Barbecue Classics course at Philleigh Way Cookery School include: 8th May, 22nd June and 25th July 2016.

For those looking to expand their barbecuing ability from the fare of sausages and burgers can take part in the Weber Essentials course*, which provides an in-depth introduction to the Weber way of cooking. Here participants will be taught everything from lighting the barbecue, to mastering Weber’s legendary lid on technique as they prepare a delicious menu including sage and mushroom risotto, smoked pork loin & cracking, grilled broccoli, with chilli & garlic, and chocolate molten puddings. Current dates for the Weber Essentials course at Philleigh Way Cookery School are: 30th April, 8th June, 15th June and 3rd September 2016. 

If you are looking to explore a whole new kettle of fish, then try Weber’s Seafood Essentials course*. Here participants will learn how to grill, bake and smoke a variety of seafood cuisine on the barbecue during the four-hour course. Seafood Essentials is perfect for barbecuers of all abilities and uses a variety of locally sourced ingredients from mussels to salmon to create dishes including fish tacos, smoked garlic, cream and white wine mussels, and even a pineapple upside down cake. The Seafood Essentials course will be held at Philleigh Way Cookery School on 19th July and 27th August 2016.

The American Barbecue course* will teach grillers how to conquer the increasingly popular demand for smokehouse cuisine. Set to be the food trend of the year and tipped by award-winning chefs such as Brad McDonald, the smoking technique will take 2016 by storm. Over the four-hour masterclass grillers will learn how to get to grips with techniques such as hot smoking as they prepare an array of different meats from a rack of ribs to low n slow smoked beef brisket on the Weber® Smokey Mountain Cooker™.

Throughout the course participants will be able to enjoy the fruits or foods of their labour as they prepare and tuck into a menu of mac ‘n’ cheese with truffle oil, homemade hickory smoked BBQ sauce, and bourbon and smoked bacon chocolate brownies. Current dates for the American Barbecue course at Philleigh Way Cookery School include: 20th August.

For more information or to book tickets for the Grill Academy cookery courses please visit


Whether you prefer to cook on gas or charcoal, Weber® has a barbecue to suit everyone, from handy portables to a state of the art gas range with the capacity to cook for the whole street, plus a range of colour options for added style. The real secret to great grilling, no matter what type of barbecue you choose, is to always cook with the lid on and master the use of direct or indirect heat. With these simple tricks you can get the best out of your grill and extend your repertoire of dishes.  Handy hints, tips, technical advice and a range of seasonal recipes are all available for download at

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