‘BBQ Boot Camp’ coming to Rockford

Hearth Business LLC is proud to announce the date of the nationally famous “BBQ Boot Camp” to be hosted by Rockford Ace Hardware at 643 Northland Dr., Rockford. This Boot Camp is put on around the country by Rob Russell and Cumulus Broadcasting’s BBQ Bob.

Russell is a real Kansas City BBQ expert who travels the country for Ace of Hearts BBQ Specialties of Kansas City, Mo. He has 15 years of competitive BBQ experience, 20 years of catering and restaurant experience and a great way of bringing real BBQ to the novice and competition BBQ enthusiast.

BBQ Bob Nurmikko is the host of Cumulus Broadcasting’s “The Grillin’ Guys” radio show heard across Michigan on 107.3 WBBL and WJRW 1340 AM in Grand Rapids as well as nine other stations in Michigan. Nurmikko also serves as the manufacturer’s representative for Ace of Hearts Barbecue Specialties as well as the TEC Infrared Grill Company, and many other BBQ product manufacturers.

This duo travels across America teaching authentic Kansas City style Pit BBQ to classes of backyard hobbyists as well as professionals and competition cookers.

The two are scheduled to teach at Rockford Ace Hardware on Monday, June 4, from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. There is a small fee for enrollment so call Rockford Ace for details.

This is a “must see” for all BBQ enthusiasts. For reservations, call Rockford Ace Hardware at (616) 866-9155 or visit on the Web at www.rockfordhardware.net. These are sell-out venues on a first-come first-served basis only.

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