From Aug. 21 to Sep. 2, R&R customers can donate school supplies and receive 20% off their order
Lehi, UT (RestaurantNews.com) R&R BBQ is kickin’ it old school: From Aug. 21 to Sep. 2, the award-winning brand will host a School Supply Drive across its 12 stores in Utah and Idaho as part of its “Pitmasters with Purpose” program.
The donations will go to 25 different schools across the two states, and customers who donate will receive 20% off their order.
“We love that these schools were chosen directly by our stores, because our teams are already excited and invested in helping these students,” said Emery Winward, VP of Operations at R&R BBQ. “Supporting the community has always been at the heart of R&R. Our fans are the reason we’ve been so successful, and so it’s important to us that we give back well and we give back often.”
Suggested donation items include (but are not limited to):
- Colored Pencils
- Glue Sticks
- Disinfectant Wipes
- Post-it notes
- AA Batteries
Customers simply need to bring in their donated items (new, unopened) to their local R&R BBQ and present it to the cashier to receive 20 percent off.
In May 2023, R&R BBQ celebrated its 10th anniversary. It has won nine BBQ grand championships, has employed over 3,000 pit crew members, and is beloved for its signature slow-smoked Rocky Mountain BBQ. It also has an app and loyalty program — 140,000+ members strong! — where people can receive special offers and earn more delicious BBQ.
R&R BBQ: Slowly Smoked, Quickly Devoured.
About R&R BBQ
R&R BBQ has gained acclaim as Utah’s best competition barbecue team with dozens of regional victories and several top placings in America’s largest contest. The evolution into a powerhouse in the nation’s barbecue scene helped R&R BBQ develop a loyal following for its variety of BBQ pork options and Certified Angus Beef Brisket. Winning national competitions and local’s tastebuds has led to the growth of 11 brick-and-mortar locations in Utah and Idaho, a full-service catering kitchen, and two special event venues: Vivint Smart Home Arena and Rio Tinto Stadium – both in the greater Salt Lake City area. Owned by Mercato Partners and operated by Savory, R&R BBQ continues to experience a steady growth of its Slowly Smoked, Quickly Devoured fare with more restaurants planned to open throughout the Rocky Mountain region and the U.S. For more information, visit RandRBBQ.com or follow on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
About Savory Fund
Savory Fund is an innovative private equity firm that combines over $700 million in assets under management with a growth playbook and expertise that has been developed over 15 years of operating in the restaurant industry. Savory partners with high-potential, profitable, emerging restaurant brands, to deliver financial capital, industry expertise, growth and revenue opportunities, profitability enhancements and new location development. The Savory team contributes directly to all aspects of growth and replication by using a proven playbook and methodology. Founder involvement in the expansion of a brand is a central theme of the Savory approach as founders carry the tribal knowledge around the uniqueness that has energized early success and is essential to future growth. The Savory Fund has invested in 10 brands: Swig, R&R BBQ, Pincho, Via 313 Pizzeria, The Crack Shack, Mo’ Bettahs Hawaiian Style Food, 86 Repairs, Saigon Hustle, Hash Kitchen, and The Sicilian Butcher. For more information, visit SavoryFund.com.