One of many nation’s greatest barbecue bashes is again and Robb Report has an unique, all-access VIP cross that’s by no means been supplied earlier than.

Southern Smoke will as soon as once more deliver a few of the greatest names in meals from across the nation collectively in Houston this October for a weekend of excellent eats for a great trigger. The pageant, co-founded by award-winning chef Chris Shepherd, is a showcase for acclaimed pitmasters like Aaron Franklin and Matt Horn in addition to award-winning cooks together with Ashley Christensen and Chris Bianco. And to this point, the Southern Smoke Basis has raised greater than $10.5 million to assist meals and beverage professionals in want with an emergency reduction fund and psychological well being sources.

The principle occasion can be held this yr on Saturday, October 14 in Downtown Houston with greater than 40 culinary heavyweights serving scrumptious meals whereas accompanied by reside music. They’ll be joined by main beer, wine, and spirits producers that may present the refreshments. The evening earlier than, at a extra intimate occasion on the 4 Seasons Houston, an all-star assortment of cooks will host Respect the Rosé, a multi-course dinner paired with Rosé wines from a handpicked assortment of wineries. Tickets can be found to every occasion now, however with the Robb Report x Southern Smoke Golden Ticket you’ll get perks and backstage entry that the pageant has by no means supplied earlier than.

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Southern Smoke brings collectively a few of America’s greatest cooks for a weekend.

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The Southern Smoke Golden Ticket Contains:

  • Suite on the 4 Seasons and entry to Chris Shepherd’s whiskey locker
  • Private concierge that may information you all through the entire weekend
  • Lexus so that you can drive for the weekend
  • An invitation to the Cooks Welcome Social gathering the place the cooks collect for meals and drinks on the 4 Seasons Pool (Friday, October 13)
  • Seats at Respect the Rosé opening dinner that includes dishes by acclaimed cooks Sarah Grueneberg, Ryan Prewitt, Stephen Stryjewski, Michael Hudman, Andy Hudman, Jason Stanhope, and Rebecca Masson, in addition to entry to hang around with the cooks within the kitchen (Friday, October 13)
  • A pair of customized aprons from the Respect the Rosé dinner
  • Early-access VIP tickets to the pageant with particular admittance to the pre-shift gathering of the cooks (Saturday, October 14)
  • Skip to the entrance of the road at Franklin Barbecue with Chris Shepherd
  • The identical welcome bag the cooks obtain crammed with swag (might be shipped forward of time)
  • Bottle of Southern Smoke’s non-public label of Maker’s Mark
  • Care package deal from Alaska Seafood

The Golden Ticket will permit entry for 2 folks for all of the above experiences. It’s obtainable now till bought. $50,000

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