CHARLESTON, S.C. -Bessinger’s Barbeque, a renowned Charleston restaurant in its 60th year of serving up mouth-watering barbeque, has extended the deadline for entries for their two current contests, “Love at First Barbeque Bite” and “Raising the ‘Bar’ in Barbeque,” until April 28, 2006.
Couples may enter “Love at First Barbeque Bite” by submitting their heart-warming tales (truth or fiction) of how Bessinger’s barbeque was a main ingredient in their love affair at www.bessingersbbq.com. Ten couples with the most delectable stories submitted online by April 28th will win a “couple” of gift certificates for a “couple” of succulent barbeque sandwiches or choice of two sauces containing the “secret” ingredients.
Bessinger’s fans can enter “Raising the ‘Bar’ in Barbeque” by submitting their own recipes featuring Bessinger’s signatures sauces or the barbeque rub, or a combination of both. The best overall winner receives a barbeque dinner for 12 delivered by Bessinger’s “When Pigs Fly” catering service, and a year’s supply (four Piggie Packs containing three bottles each) of signature sauces. Additional prizes will be awarded to the top three entries in each of the following categories: recipes using the Original Golden Recipe sauce; recipes using the Spicy Golden Recipe sauce; recipes using the Hickory Smoke Recipe sauce; recipes using the Bar-Be-Que Rub. Participants can enter online at www.bessingersbbq.com or send their entries to Bessinger’s Barbeque, 1602 Savannah Highway, Charleston S.C. 29407.
A Charleston tradition since 1946, Bessinger’s Barbeque, 1602 Savannah Highway, serves Southern-style barbeque, sandwiches and sides made with the highest quality ingredients. The restaurant, in its third generation of ownership by the Bessinger family, offers both a buffet-style restaurant and a more traditional “good food fast” setting. A favorite of locals and tourists alike, Bessinger’s is known for its doughnut-style onion rings and golden barbeque sauce, both given rave reviews by Southern Living magazine. For more information, visit www.bessingersbbq.com.