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Bob Sykes BBQ Tour and Demo

Presented by Bob Sykes Bar B Q at Bob Sykes Bar B Q, Bessemer AL

Sep 18 2021
Bob Sykes BBQ Tour and Demo

Interactive journey through the history of Bob Sykes Bar B Q and creating real southern bbq. Led by Van Sykes, owner and legendary pitmaster of Bob Sykes Bar B Q. Come hungry and get tips on how to perfect your own pit cooked bbq.

Come hungry and enjoy an unforgettable finger licking time when you visit the legendary pitmaster and restaurateur Van Sykes as he explains the history of Bob Sykes and southern bbq. Take your bbq skills to the next level and elevate your bbq game after attending this event!  Van Sykes, 2nd generation owner of Bessemer’s family owned restaurant Bob Sykes Bar B Q has literally worked in the iconic bbq restaurant all his life that his parents Bob and Maxine founded in 1957.

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The $60 ticket per person includes 3 rounds of entertaining bbq tips, history and delicious bites form the pit to the plate. All you have to bring is your BBQ appetite! Tickets now on sale!

Round 1

History and Stories from the BBQ Pit
Direct Fire and Heat
Enjoy smoked sausage, smoked chicken wings, with sides of potato salad and onion rings

Round 2:

Why Bob Sykes cooks BBQ Picnic Shoulders
Ever Changing Spare Rib/Cooking hot and fast
History of Southern BBQ Sauce and what makes Bob Sykes Sauce special.
Enjoy spare ribs,  bbq pork, with sides of cole slaw and baked beans

Round 3:

History of Bob Sykes Famous Desserts and how they have stood the taste of time
Enjoy Lemon Icebox Pie and Red Velvet Cake

Final Round:

Each guest will take home the following:
Bottle of Bob Sykes BBQ Sauce
Bob Sykes souvenir cup where refills are $1 on return visits to Bob Sykes
Bob Sykes Bar B Q Gift Card and Rewards Card
BBQ Tour T-shirt

Contact: 205-426-1400


    Official Website


Bob Sykes Bar B Q

1724 9th Avenue North, Bessemer, AL 35020


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