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  • Ahumadora
    Club Member
    • Oct 2015
    • 2149
    • Warkworth, New Zealand

    Cooked for circus du soleil

    I sold cirque du soleil (show name amaluna) a smoker and parrilla a couple of weeks ago. They also comped my family and I tickets to their show which was excellent. I had to get the parrilla built in a week but made it happen as they were moving to the next city. Then the head of the kitchen offered to fly up to Cordoba Argentina and give them some classes. Showed them meatheads memphis ribs, brisket, pulled pork, pork belly burnt ends, smoked flank, and grilled some pork flank on the parrilla. They are very happy and lots of great comments from the staff and pedformers about the food. Was a great break for me also.Click image for larger version  Name:	IMG_20180505_141759_444.jpg Views:	1 Size:	158.7 KB ID:	496871Click image for larger version  Name:	IMG_20180505_141759_443.jpg Views:	1 Size:	154.6 KB ID:	496872Click image for larger version  Name:	IMG-20180505-WA0023.jpeg Views:	1 Size:	941.3 KB ID:	496873Click image for larger version  Name:	IMG-20180505-WA0020.jpeg Views:	1 Size:	1.09 MB ID:	496874Click image for larger version  Name:	IMG-20180506-WA0015.jpeg Views:	1 Size:	1.39 MB ID:	496875Click image for larger version  Name:	IMG-20180506-WA0009.jpeg Views:	1 Size:	1.17 MB ID:	496876Click image for larger version  Name:	IMG-20180505-WA0025.jpeg Views:	1 Size:	1.30 MB ID:	496877
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  • RonB
    Club Member
    • Apr 2016
    • 13128
    • Near Richmond VA
    • Weber Performer Deluxe
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    #2
    Congrats. That sounds like a lot of fun.

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    • Nate
      Banned Former Member
      • Apr 2015
      • 3808
      • Quarantined

      #3
      Very nice presentation!

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      • Ahumadora
        Ahumadora commented
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        I can't take credit for that. That part was Pim Valkem the head chef.
    • Mr. Bones
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      • 9745
      • Kansas Territory
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      #4
      Great Job, an Presentation!
      Glad ya had a good time, amigo!

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      • Ahumadora
        Club Member
        • Oct 2015
        • 2149
        • Warkworth, New Zealand

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        • Ahumadora
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          We also done smoked salmon loosely based on Meatheads Schmancy Salmon. Cooked it to 115f internal and was incredible. I told the chef not to change a thing on the recipe. the pic above is the smoked flank (vacio) which was marinated in a ginger based marinade. Was excellent also.
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      • Donw
        Club Member
        • Jul 2017
        • 3302

        #6
        Great looking food. Cordoba is a nice city. I remember having a great meal at El Papagayo there, but I think yours might just have topped them.

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        • jecucolo
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          • Nov 2015
          • 1263
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          #7
          Wow! Awesome Everything!

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          • Sweaty Paul
            Founding Member
            • Aug 2014
            • 1558
            • Hays, KS
            • Green Mountain Grill - Jim Bowie
              (I've never regretted having too much grate space).

              Weber Genesis Gas grill
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            #8
            Beautiful cooks

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            • HouseHomey
              Club Member
              • May 2016
              • 5430
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              #9
              As Nate said. Nice plating, fitting for the occasion I'm sure. Often times simplicity is difficult and effective.

              Making me hungry!!

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              • bardsleyque
                Club Member
                • Oct 2015
                • 638
                • Snoqualmie Wa.

                #10
                That is awesome Cirque comes through the Seattle area soon hope to catch the show!

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                • Ahumadora
                  Ahumadora commented
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                  It will be a different show. They have 6 big top tents traveling the world. This is the latin american show traveling for 2 years.
              • scottranda
                Charter Member
                • May 2015
                • 1800
                • Charlotte, NC

                #11
                Wow!! Great cook!!!

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                • Steve R.
                  Club Member
                  • Jul 2016
                  • 2424
                  • Elizabethtown, KY
                  • Current line-up of cookers: Weber 26" kettle w/ SnS and BBQ Guru adapter; Weber Smokey Mountain 22" w/ Guru adapter.

                  #12
                  That's a fantastic looking spread! Did it take more or less food to feed these performers? I can't imagine they ever eat a whole lot at one time.

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                  • Ahumadora
                    Ahumadora commented
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                    Nope they didn't eat as much meat as I thought. 150 people each meal we cooked for, but there were a lot of sides to accompany it. Over 100 were background staff.
                • Troutman
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                  #13
                  That is an amazing spread .... very well done and impressive to say the least .....

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