If you follow my blog, you know that I love grilling meetups where grillings and BBQ enthusiasts from all over the country get together for a few days of amazing food, sharing techniques, and meeting new friends. The number 1 BBQ website, AmazingRibs.com, is putting together a Meat-Up in Memphis, one of the BBQ capitals of the US. Here is the press release for more info -
AMAZINGRIBS.COM ANNOUNCES “PITMASTER CLUB MEAT-UP IN MEMPHIS”
– Inaugural Event Brings BBQ Lovers Together In The Capital City Of Pork BBQ For
Spectacular Food, Seminars, And Fellowship –
MEMPHIS, TN (AUGUST 21, 2019) – AmazingRibs.com, the world’s leading outdoor cooking
resource, today unveiled details for the AmazingRibs.com Pitmaster Club Meat-Up In Memphis,
a first-of-its-kind BBQ weekend filled with spectacular food, seminars, and fellowship taking
place in Memphis from July 31 - August 2, 2020. The event is limited to 400 attendees, so early
registration is encouraged.
This is THE ONLY barbecue conference for consumers, bringing enthusiasts together in one of
the BBQ meccas to experience some great educational sessions, enjoy some amazing food
prepared by renowned BBQ competitors and restauranteurs, and socialize with fellow Pitmaster
Designed as a celebration of what makes Memphis BBQ unique, the event itinerary focuses
heavily on pork BBQ, including a kick-off dinner at a restaurant known for its dry rubbed pork
ribs, Charlie Vergos Rendezvous. Saturday begins with several exciting pork-centric seminars
and tastings and ends with a whole hog cookout hosted by one of the biggest names in
competition BBQ, Mark Lambert. Finally, on Sunday, attendees will spend the day touring and
tasting at several of the city’s top BBQ joints.
The all-inclusive event price is only $637 if a $100 deposit is made by November 28. After that
date, the price increases to $737.00. *Note that travel, hotel, parking, and adult beverages are
Home base for the Meat-Up is Memphis’ historic Peabody Hotel, located mere steps from all of
the weekend's action, including Friday's welcome dinner at the Rendezvous, all of the weekend sessions, the whole hog cookout, evenings out with fellow attendees on Beale Street, and more!
As such, the Peabody is offering a deeply discounted rate (nearly 50% off) on the first 200
rooms booked. Visit https://amazingribs.com/memphis2020 for more information on hotel rates,
a comprehensive event schedule, local attractions, and a wealth of additional information
related to the Meat-Up weekend.
When announcing the event, Memphis resident and AmazingRibs.com VP Clint Cantwell said,
“After 2 years of planning, this event is a natural offshoot of our AmazingRibs.com Pitmaster
Club, which is now 16,000 members strong. In the Pitmaster Club, members not only share
recipes and advice, they also form strong bonds with like-minded BBQ and grilling enthusiasts
from around the world. The Pitmaster Club Meat-Up In Memphis brings the popular online forum
to life, allowing members to socialize face-to-face in one of the country’s top BBQ cities while
also learning some new tricks and enjoying some amazing BBQ!”
AmazingRibs.com is by far the leading resource for BBQ and grilling information with more than
2,000 pages of product reviews, recipes, science-based cooking techniques, myth-busting, tips,
tricks, and community. In 2018, the site enjoyed more than 24 million pageviews, making it one
of the most popular food sites of any kind. It boasts a team of 16 authorities and tastemakers, all
devoted to educating backyard cooks around the globe. Suppliers are never charged to have
products reviewed, they do not do sponsored articles, don’t accept junkets, and all ads are sold
by outside third parties.