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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 at the upcoming Bob Sykes BBQ Tour on Saturday, December 14, 2019. Van Sykes, 2nd generation owner of Bessemer’s family owned restaurant Bob Sykes Bar B Q has literally worked in the iconic bbq restaurant that his parents Bob and Maxine founded in 1957.

Van Sykes possesses an incredible gift for storytelling and he’s been sharing bbq stories his whole life. Van is the host with the most! Bob Carlton writer from al.com recently attended the food tour “Great visit to Bob Sykes Bar B Q. Van is one of the true keepers of the flame. I don’t know anyone who knows more about Alabama barbecue, or who is more entertaining than the venerable Van Sykes. Van is indeed the man.”

Guests will sample their way through Bob Sykes BBQ menu items and learn how they have stood the test of time. This private BBQ tour is a journey through what goes into creating southern BBQ from the pit to the plate.You will elevate your bbq game after attending this event.

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!

Round 1

• History and Stories from the BBQ Pit
• Direct Fire and Heat
• Enjoy smoked sausage, chicken leg 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 rib, bbq pork, with sides of cole slaw and baked beans

Round 3:
• History of Bob Sykes Famous Desserts
• 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
• BBQ Tour T-shirt

To reserve your spot for the Bob Sykes BBQ TOUR on Saturday,December 14, 2019 from 9:30am till 10:30am visit BobSykes.com or EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bob-sykes-bbq-tour-tickets-78531936135 Or Call 205-426-1400
- Limit 12 per class