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Preparing and Eating a Santa Maria BBQ

Preparing and Eating a Santa Maria BBQ

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I have been cooking in the traditions of Santa Maria style for 40 years. Once just a way of life, Santa Maria BBQ is now one of the prized ways of cooking and enjoying food around the world. The secret to Santa Maria style is found in its origins, ingredients and ceremony of preparation of the food for feast. I am passionate about this style because I love to eat and enjoy the ceremony of…
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What we’ll do

Before the BBQ experience for an additional charge a wine tasting can be provided at a downtown Los Olivos tasting room .5 miles from our Rancho De Lado (Sideways Ranch). When we begin the BBQ guest will first learn about tri-tip, the traditional cut of SM Style BBQ which is the triangular bottom sirloin cut that originated in our local regions. The tri -tip is rolled in a mixture of salt pepper…

What else you should know

We can try to accommodate all food requirements such as vegetarian or dairy /gluten-free.

What I’ll provide

Food
Meat BBQ but vegetarians can also enjoy portabella mushrooms, piquinto beans, garlic bread and salad and fruit dessert

What to bring

An appetite

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Where you'll be

An optional Los Olivos tasting room. Our 1 acre ranchita is surrounded by oak olive and walnut trees with a bocci court and horse shoe pit. Learning and playing the game of bocci is an optional additional pre- BBQ experience. There is also a heated 500 square foot pavilion under which is an outdoor kitchen and dining table. There is also a gas fire pit for sitting around while gazing at the starry night.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

We can try to accommodate all food requirements such as vegetarian or dairy /gluten-free.
Loretta
Preparing and Eating a Santa Maria BBQ
3 reviews
From $85/person
3 reviews
From $85/person