On Saturday, March 5th, Home Team BBQ will host a Slow Meat Pitmaster Roast at their new downtown location in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Slow Food Charleston and its Slow Meat campaign. The downtown restaurant is located at 126 Williman Street.
Several of the South’s top pitmasters will be participating in the event. Patrons can expect to see:
- Aaron Siegel, Taylor Garrigan, and Madison Ruckel from Home Team
- Jonathan and Justin Fox from the Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q in Atlanta
- Carey Bringle from Peg Leg Porker Restaurant in Nashville
- Pat Martin of Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint in Nashville
- and Chef Michael Gallina, former chef de cuisine at Blue Hill at Stone Barns
Each will serve a variety of dishes featuring “slow meat” (including some cooked on Cowboy Cauldrons) and an assortment of snacks and sides. Specialty cocktails featuring High Wire Distilling Co. and beer by Holy City Brewing will also be available.
After the roast, Big Bill Morganfield, a blues artist and son of the legendary Muddy Waters, will perform.
The event begins at 6 pm and costs $50 per person plus tax. Tickets include food and three drink tickets. To learn more and to purchase tickets, click here.
Slow Meat is an international campaign that brings attention to the issues that result from the buying and consuming of inexpensive meat products. The goal of the program is to champion better consumption practices and better methods of animal husbandry. To learn more, visit http://www.slowfoodusa.org/slow-meat.