Grizzlies, Rendezvous: Match made in hog heaven | Arts & Culture
Get ready for some finger lickin' fun! FedExForum and the Memphis Grizzlies announced Thursday they're partnering with Charles Vergos’ Rendezvous to be the official provider of Memphis barbecue for all FedExForum events.
Rendezvous will have five locations inside FedExForum starting Nov. 5, when the Memphis Grizzlies take on the Utah Jazz at 7 p.m.On the Plaza Level at Section 106 and near Section 116, on the First Tennessee Club Level near the Blue Note Lounge and on the Terrace Level at Section 216 and near Section 228.
On the menu:
- Barbecued pork and chicken nachos
- Barbecued pork and chicken sandwiches
- Barbecue flavored popcorn
- Other side items
Rendezvous plans to expand their offerings in the future. It was the first major restaurant in the U.S. to serve barbeque ribs as its main entrée and is the originator of what some call dry ribs.
“We are excited about working with the Memphis Grizzlies and FedExForum to provide our world famous Rendezvous products including our nachos and shoulder sandwiches,” said John Vergos, one of the owners of Charlie Vergos’ Rendezvous.