Home Team BBQ Hires Jamie Perillo as General Manager of West Ashley Location

February 28, 2014

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Home Team BBQ announces the hiring of Jamie Perillo as General Manager of their West Ashley location. Jamie is the first Manager the location has ever had and her duties include hiring and training staff, overseeing daily operations and maintaining a high level of quality, service and consistency on the front line.

Jamie, a graduate of both College of Charleston and the Culinary Institute of Charleston, has worked in both the non-profit and hospitality industries. She served as Director of Ticketing and Membership at the Washington Ballet and then Box Office Manager for Charleston Stage Company at the Dock Street Theater. She also worked her way up to Assistant General Manager at 39 Rue de Jean while working there during culinary school. She was hired as General Manager of Home Team BBQ West Ashley in October 2013.

“Jamie is a great fit with the team at Home Team BBQ,” stated Aaron Siegel, owner. “Her background in customer service and hospitality really comes through working with the staff and customers and we are lucky to have her part of the team.”

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Home Team BBQ Organizes a Team for the 2014 Hogs for the Cause BBQ Competition in New Orleans

February 17, 2014

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The boys of Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ have put together a team for this year’s Hogs for the Cause Barbeque Competition in New Orleans March 28-29, 2014 with the intention of winning a prize and raising funds for a great cause. Hogs for the Cause, a 501 (c)3 nonprofit charity event in its third year, raises money for pediatric brain cancer outreach services in the United States. To date, the organization has given over $300,000 to families in need.

On top of live music, public sampling and a party, Home Team BBQ and over 80 other teams will compete for the Louisiana Pork Champion title. Specifically Home Team BBQ will try for the whole hog, shoulder, ribs and a wild card “creative pork dish” categories. They will also be selling their award-winning smoked chicken wings and all of the money from the sales will be donated to Hogs for the Cause.

To prepare for the fundraising efforts, patrons of Home Team BBQ can add $1 or more to their bill or via a donation jar at check-out at both Home Team locations from now until March 24.  People can also go online at www.hogsforthecause.org/donate and enter team name “Home Team BBQ” to donate directly. And both restaurants are raffling off 2 sets of custom made William Knife Co. Edisto Oyster knives for $20 a ticket.  One winner from each restaurant will receive a set of the knives to be selected on Monday, March 24 (Valued at $600 per set).  All of the money will go towards the cause. 

About Hogs for the Cause

The purpose of Hogs for the Cause is to provide aid and relief of those variable expenses and economic burdens which families face while their child is being treated for pediatric brain cancer. Currently, Hogs For The Cause operates as the premier funding source for pediatric brain cancer outreach services in the United States and has given grants to over 100 families in need. Named one of the Ten Best BBQ Festivals across America by Delish.com for a second year, the annual Hogs for the Cause fundraising event includes: an exclusive Friday Night Gala dinner and auction; the Ben Sarrat, Jr. “High on the Hog” Cookoff; and a music festival featuring local talent and regional favorites. For more information please visit www.hogsforthecause.org.

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Home Team BBQ Hosts the 2014 Lowcountry Blues Bash;  Announces Artist Schedule and Lineup

January 25, 2014

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Home Team BBQ once again hosts the 2014 Lowcountry Blues Bash set for February 6-15, 2014 at both their West Ashley and Sullivan’s Island locations. Entertainment Director of Home Team BBQ, Tony McKie, has secured another outstanding lineup of some of the area’s and region’s top blues musicians for the week long celebration. The music schedule includes:

West Ashley  

February 6:     Todd Wolfe Band (previously guitarist for Sheryl Crow), 9:00PM, Free

February 9:     Blues Legend Drink Small, aka “The Blues Doctor” with Gary Erwin’s Shrimp City Slim and Swamp Pop Shelley, 7:00PM-12:00midnight, $10

February 13:   Davis Coen (SC/TN Country-Blues artist, contributed to Martin Scorsese’s PBS special ‘The Blues’), 9:00PM, Free

February 14:   Mudcat (one-of-a-kind entertainer and showman Danny Dudeck from Atlanta, GA), 10:00PM, $5

February 15:   All-star Blues Jam and Oyster Roast featuring Poppa Dupree Wall as emcee with drummer John Picard, bassist/keyboardist Whitt Algar, local blues diva Skye Paige, guitarist My Buddy Todd (Roth) and the grand finale featuring Garry Burnside (legendary R.L. Burnside’s youngest son) from Holly Springs, Mississippi, 12:00noon-until, $15 includes music and all-you-can-eat oysters.


Sullivan’s Island

February 7:     Port City Prophets (Lowcountry blues trio), 10:00PM, $5

February 8:     Eric Culberson (Savannah based blues band), 10:00PM, $5

February 14:   Jimbo Mathis and Tri-State Coalition (Mississippi based), 10:00PM, $5

February 15:   My Buddy Todd (Roth), 7:00-10:00PM, Free


Samples of most of the featured artists can be heard by visiting http://www.hometeambbq.com/music-and-special-events/calendar/. To learn more about the 2014 Lowcountry Blues Bash at Home Team BBQ, visit www.hometeambbq.com or at https://www.facebook.com/hometeambbq. 

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Home Team BBQ Sullivan’s Island and Gaslight Street Host “Dazed & Confused” Masquerade Party

January 7, 2014

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Revelers coming to Home Team BBQ Sullivan’s Island this New Year’s Eve at are encouraged to dress up a little differently for this year’s celebration. The popular island entertainment hot spot will celebrate this year’s festivities with a “Dazed & Confused” Masquerade and patrons are asked to dress in their favorite character from the movie. Home Team BBQ Sullivan’s Island will be decorated with 1970s flair and will offer a free champagne toast and party favors during the countdown. Gaslight Street will perform three sets—two with original music and one with Little Feat’s 1978 album ‘Waiting For Columbus’ all part of the Home Team Album Showcase. The party begins at 8:00pm, and costs $10 per person.

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