Unveils "Meat-Up in Memphis" BBQ Getaway

Inaugural Event Brings BBQ Lovers Together In The Capital City Of Pork BBQ For Spectacular Food, Seminars, And Fellowship
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Sept. 5, 2019 - PRLog --, the world's leading outdoor cooking resource, today unveiled details forMeat-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 backyard cooks.

Designed as a celebration of what makes Memphis BBQ unique, the event itinerary focuses heavily on pork BBQ, including a kick-off dinner at the legendary Charlie Vergos Rendezvous. Saturday begins with pork-centric seminars and tastings and ends with a whole hog cookout. Finally, on Sunday, attendees will spend the day touring and tasting at several of the city's top BBQ joints. Registration is currently open at at

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 extra).

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 for more information about the Meat-Up weekend.

When announcing the event, Memphis resident and VP Clint Cantwell said, "Nearly 2 years in the making, the Meat-Up In Memphis brings backyard cooks of all caliber together in one of the country's top BBQ cities. During this 3-day event, they will learn some new tricks, enjoy large amounts of amazing BBQ, and get to know the city I call home!"

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