Become The Ultimate Pitmaster

Level up your skills and watch everyone rave about your grilling, broiling, barbequing, and low and slow cooking.

Let’s Hit The Pit!

About the Pitmaster Course

These classes are specifically designed for the BBQ enthusiast. The saucy subject matter serves up smokin’ hot skills and secrets for the hopeless carnivore who can’t help but get fired up over a backyard grill or smoker. So whether you want to elevate yourself to pitmaster status or you want to wow a meat-loving mate with the gift of grilling, come and get it!

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The logos for the American Culinary Federation and the Gleam Network show that Chef Michael Davis is the real deal. The logos for the American Culinary Federation and the Gleam Network show that Chef Michael Davis is the real deal.

Pitmaster Course Curricullum

  • Low and Slow - BBQ and Smoking
    1. Introduction
    2. The Lingo
    3. Equipment
    4. Why We Smoke
    5. Heat vs Smoke
    6. How to Smoke
    7. Regional Sauces and Cooking Styles
    8. Regional Cooking and Sauces
    9. Common Meats Smoked
    10. Beef and Other Smoked Items
    11. Seasonings vs Finishing
    12. Brines: Chicken, Seafood
    13. Dry Rub: Recipes
    14. Pork: Recipes
  • Grilling and Broiling
    1. Introduction
    2. What Is Grilling and Broiling?
    3. What We Grill
    4. Why We Grill
    5. How We Grill
    6. The Grill
    7. Marinades
    8. Vinaigrettes
    9. Adding Wood to Your Grill
    10. Grilling Recipes
    11. Retail Meat Cut Beef/Veal
    12. Retail Cuts Pork/Lamb
    13. Rotisserie

About Chef Michael Davis, CEC

Chef Davis is a member of the American Culinary Federation. His 30-year career has included stints at the prestigious Museum of Science in Boston, the vaunted Tanglewood music venue in Massachusetts, and a number of premier country clubs and institutions of higher learning. He currently serves as a managing partner at the Whitetail Preserve and Event Center in Eastern Pennsylvania.

Chef Davis serves up wholesome foods and savory meals whether he’s cooking for his family or for large gatherings. His latest venture, The Chef’s Diet, and its companion program include a life-changing dash of spirituality. In addition, his insightful eBook, Kitchen Cents, is available now on and highlights tips for cooking healthy on a budget.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Chefs Cooking School?
    • The Chefs Cooking School is an online culinary school that teaches professional chefs, employees, and home chefs how to run a kitchen and produce high-end from-scratch meals. The Chefs Cooking School delivers a professional culinary curriculum via self-paced online classes, making professional culinary instruction more accessible and affordable to both individuals and organizations.
  • Once I purchase the course, how soon can I access the material?
    • Your course is delivered 100% online and available on-demand 24/7 from any internet enabled device. The course is self-paced, meaning there are no specific dates to begin, to submit assignments or attend class at any particular time.
  • Does this course qualify me for a job in the food and beverage industry?
    • We do not claim that this course, or a course from any school for that matter, will guarantee employment or a particular position. This is because many factors go into an employer's hiring decision. What we do claim is that this course is a high quality, in-depth training created by a Certified Executive Chef with over 30 years of experience.

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