WINTER PARK, Fla., Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonny's BBQ is spicing up National Pork Month by declaring Oct. 12 National Pulled Pork Day. To celebrate, local Sonny's BBQ Pitmasters have created new pulled pork recipes for a celebratory holiday menu in the restaurants and will attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Largest serving of pulled pork.
Pulled pork is a staple of National Pork Month, celebrated in October annually by barbecue fans across the United States. Revered specifically in the South, the pulled pork sandwich is a barbecue classic, perfected by Sonny's BBQ with their Southern-style pulled pork technique. To honor this tradition, Sonny's BBQ has declared Oct. 12 National Pulled Pork Day.
"By celebrating this Southern tradition, we hope to encourage people to spend time with family and friends while enjoying this time-honored BBQ technique," said Montana Smith, Sonny's BBQ Public Relations and Events Manager. "We invite BBQ fans across the country to celebrate with us on October 12."
Multiple organizations are joining Sonny's BBQ in celebrating the new holiday, including the National Pork Board, the National Barbecue Association and the Gainesville, Orlando, Tallahassee and Winter Park Mayor's Offices.
Sonny's BBQ will then end the day with an attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Largest serving of pulled pork in their hometown of Winter Park, Fla.
For BBQ fans interested in enjoying pulled pork on National Pulled Pork Day with the experts, Sonny's BBQ is hosting pulled pork specials all day in every restaurant location sure to satisfy any pork fan.
To learn more about the Sonny's BBQ and National Pulled Pork Day, visit SonnysBBQ.com/PulledPorkDay.
About Sonny's BBQ ®
With 113 locations throughout the southeast, Sonny's BBQ® is one of the largest and most popular barbecue restaurant companies in the country. The Daily Meal has named Sonny's BBQ the Best Barbecue Chain in America for the last two years. Floyd "Sonny" Tillman and his wife, Lucille founded Sonny's BBQ in 1968 in Gainesville, Fla. in hopes of creating a local BBQ joint for their community to enjoy. Forty-seven years later, Sonny's BBQ continues to be just that – a passionate BBQ brand constantly perfecting the craft of BBQ. For more information and to find the Sonny's BBQ location closest to you, please visit: www.sonnysbbq.com.
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