Monday, May 11, 2009
KANSAS CITY, MO (May 11, 2009) — Join Kansas City cookbook author and champion pitmaster Paul Kirk on June 4 as he grills on the patio of Renee Kelly’s at Caenen Castle in Shawnee, Kan., and signs his new book, America’s Best BBQ (May 2009, $19.99, Andrews McMeel Publishing).
Kirk will be cooking for a tasty barbecue buffet that will include ribs, pulled pork, chicken, beans, potatoes, and slaw, all made from recipes featured in America’s Best BBQ. For $55 guests will receive dinner and an autographed copy of America’s Best BBQ, which includes recipes for starters, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts that Kirk and co-author Ardie A. Davis have collected over the years from their favorite barbecue spots across the country.
Kirk has been involved in the business, sport, and art of barbecue for more than 50 years. He is the operator of Baron’s School of Pitmasters and has won more than 475 cooking and barbecue awards. Among those are seven world championships, including the prestigious American Royal Open, the world’s largest barbecue contest. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. For reservations, call (913) 631-4100. Renee Kelly’s is at 12401 Johnson Drive.
Posted by Chef Paul at 8:22 PM