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BookPeople presents: Aaron Franklin of Franklin BBQ

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AARON FRANKLIN - Franklin Barbeque: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto

 Wednesday, April 29 at 7pm

BookPeople Presents

Owner of Pitmaster & Franklin BBQ

 Aaron Franklin

speaking and signing

 Franklin Barbeque: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto

In this much-anticipated debut, Franklin and coauthor Jordan Mackay unlock the secrets behind truly great barbecue, and share years’ worth of hard-won knowledge. Franklin Barbecue is a definitive resource for the backyard pitmaster, with chapters dedicated to building or customizing your own smoker; finding and curing the right wood; creating and tending perfect fires; sourcing top-quality meat; and of course, cooking mind-blowing, ridiculously delicious barbecue, better than you ever thought possible.


The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. 

Wristbands are required for the signing and only available with the purchase of a copy of Franklin Barbeque from BookPeople. 

We will begin distributing wristbands for the signing when we open at 9AM on April 29. 

Aaron Franklin is a native of Bryan, Texas, and the co-owner and co-founder (along with his wife, Stacy) of Franklin Barbecue. Franklin Barbecue opened its doors in 2009, and has since gone on to win many awards, including “Best Barbecue in Texas” from Texas Monthly and “Best Barbecue in America” from Bon Appétit.Franklin is also the host of the PBS series BBQ with Franklin. He and Stacy live in Austin with their daughter, Vivian.

In order to have anything signed at a BookPeople event, a copy of the event book must be purchased from BookPeople. If you purchase your book from BookPeople in advance of the event, please save your receipt and present it at the event.

Thank you for supporting Aaron Franklin & your local independent bookstore!