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MBQI @ The Culinary Center of Kansas City
Assorted Cooking Classes: Professional Cooking, Grilling, Smoking and Assorted Hands- on classes!

Smoke 'n' Fire Classes

Basic Grilling and Smoking Classes,  "Live" Mini Demos on Grilling on Saturday's

(Tools, Tips & Techniques)

Welcome to the 2018 web site of Professional Chef Richard W. McPeake (Educator of "Que") of RIB STARS BBQ. Pit Master for the past 35 years! 2016 ACF GKCCA Chef of the Year!!
 Past Grand Champion of the American Royal and 7 First Place Finishes at the American Royal!!
Check out my links for all my upcoming 2017 Winter/Spring Classes at the Culinary Center and Smoke n Fire!
  • Buy Chef Richard's Top Seller Cookbooks, BACKYARD BBQ The Art of Smokology™ and Simply BACKYARD BARBECUING From Grilling to Smoking.
  • Check out The BBQ Store web site for BBQ specials on books and rub combos
  • Follow Chef Richard McPeake around the greater Kansas City area as he teaches and promotes the Art of Smoking, Grilling and Cooking. Reaching over 23,000 students in the past 13 years.
  • Check out other great BBQ resources approved by the Chef
  • Get BBQ tips and tricks, Smoking and Grilling recipes and more - even ask the Chef himself also check out Rib Stars on Facebook
  • Looking for a book that shares BBQ Sauce and Rub Making info and tips! This is the book for you, features a chapter on Sauce Making and a chapter on Making a Dry Rub and the Four Flavor Stages from a Chef that has won numberous Dry Rub Awards including "BEST" Hot Rub at the American Royal!!

Current IMPORTANT RUB INFO: I am currently looking for a new blender and packer, at times I may be out of stock on some rub flavors or sizes. Please chekc back monthly as I move forward with a new blender! Thanks for your patiences! 

 Some new things to my web site dedicated to the Education of Barbecue! Check out the New and Updated More BBQ Resource Link as I continue to find and add more web sites to help you in your learning process on The of of Smoking and Grilling. If you come across some sites that you think are GREAT education pieces please email ne the link. I am dedicated to keeping my sit eabout my classes and educational information for people to use as a resource.

Search my Recipes for some of my more favorite recipes, available to you free!

I have now reached and passed 25,000 students taught in the Art of Smoking and Grilling in over 2000 classes.  I have actively been invloved the laast 8 years helping to raise over $300,000 for local KC charities! Thank you all for your support!

SIgn up for one of many classes at Culinary Center of Kansas City or Smoke n Fire!!


His Rib Stars Rub Me Tender Rubs have won several awards for Mild and Hot rubs in 2010-2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2004 - 2003 including First Place at the 2004 American Royal in hot rub category.  All of Rib Stars BBQ Rubs are "MSG Free" & Gluten Free plus ALL NATURAL,  LOW Sodium!

Chef Richard's NEW Simply BACKYARD BARBECUING from Grilling to Smoking is On Sale Now!



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