PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (June 8, 2018)â€“On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Back Beach Barbecue will host the inaugural â€œHog Bashâ€ to celebrate their one-year anniversary. From 2- 9 p.m. guests are invited to enjoy two whole hog roasts, live music by Kevin Melvin, giveaways and refreshments provided by local breweries, Grayton Beer Company and Idyll Hounds. Proceeds from the afternoon will benefit South Walton Academy.
Back Beach Barbecue opened its doors in June 2017 and is owned and operated by Danny and Monica Cosenzi, the duo behind the famed Restaurant Paradis located in Rosemary Beach, Fla. Since their opening, Back Beach Barbecue has served locals and visitors alike from their simple yet refined menu of slow-cooked meats, homemade sides and sauces, as well as gluten free options.
Back Beach Barbecue has partnered with its sister restaurant, Restaurant Paradis, along with Buddyâ€™s Seafood, Grayton Beer Company, and Idyll Hounds Brewing Company for the event. Each sponsor will be providing food, refreshments, and various raffle prizes. Every attendee will be entered into the raffle upon arrival and winners will be announced throughout the day.
To commemorate the restaurantâ€™s anniversary, Back Beach Barbecue will be donating a portion of the proceeds to South Walton Academy, a private, non-profit inclusion school in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. The school serves all children up to the 6thgrade while working to bridge the gap between communication and children with Autism. For $15, guests will receive a plate filled with pulled pork, barbeque baked beans, and coleslaw. Back Beach will be roasting two whole pigs, beginning at 2 p.m., and have live music by local musician, Kevin Melvin, from 5- 8 p.m. for guests to enjoy as well.