By Angel Postell for Island Connection
Back for a second consecutive year, Harrison Sapp and Griffin Bufkin of Southern Soul Barbeque on St. Simons Island, Ga, will join fellow pitmasters and friends Aaron Siegel, Taylor Garrigan and Madison Ruckel of Home Team BBQ to host a Backyard BBQ at Home Team BBQ’s West Ashley location (1205 Ashley River Road). Joining the professional pitmasters will be professional golfer Davis Love, a friend of Home Team BBQ and Southern Soul BBQ, who will be the Celebrity guest pitmaster for the evening cooking alongside the other restaurants. The event is set for Friday, December 5 starting at 7:00PM and will be a fundraiser for Grow Food Carolina.
For the event, the pitmasters will prepare a variety of barbecue including whole hog and brisket along with an assortment of Southern snacks and sides. Specialty cocktails will be offered by High Wire Distilling Co. and beer served by Holy City Brewing. Williams Oyster Knives of John’s Island will be onsite selling their custom designed products. Rodeo Clown (A Stringband and Tribute to the Grateful Dead) will entertain attendees with live music. The event will take place on the outdoor patio and in the parking lot of the West Ashley restaurant. Tickets are limited and cost $45 per person (plus tax and gratuity); to visit http://bit.ly/1vigIMT .
To learn more about Home Team BBQ, visit www.hometeambbq.com. For more information on Southern Soul Barbeque, visit http://www.southernsoulbbq.com/. To learn more about Grow Food Carolina, visit www.growfoodcarolina.com.