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Hendricks BBQ will host their first annual “Derby Day Celebration”


Hendricks BBQ

1200 S. Main Street

St. Charles, MO  63301

(636) 724-8600

Hendricks BBQ will host their first annual “Derby Day Celebration”

Saint Louis, MO (April 5, 2013) – Hendricks BBQ, recently named Favorite New BBQ Joint by the St. Louis Post Dispatch and Best American Restaurant in the 2012 Best of Mid Rivers Poll, will host their first annual Derby Day Celebration Saturday May 4, 2013.  Festivities will begin at 12:30pm.  Sponsored by Buffalo Trace, Woodford Reserve, Wild Turkey and Larceny, this inaugural whiskey themed event will feature an afternoon packed with Derby Day contests, a whiskey presentation and mixology class, live music from 2pm – 5pm, and a mint julep contest featuring guest bartenders from the United States Bartenders Guild, who will donate all tips to the charity of their choice.  Last but not least – watch the Kentucky Derby live at 5:24pm on the big screens.

Tickets will include passed appetizers such as Mini “Hot Brown” Sandwiches, Smoked Shrimp Cocktail and Pork and Gouda Turnovers with Bourbon Jelly and a buffet from 1pm – 4pm that will be overflowing with Hendricks signature made-from-scratch comfort foods like Bourbon Glazed Pulled Pork, Sausage and Black Eyed Pea Hash, Macaroni and Cheese, Sweet Potato Casserole and homemade Pecan Pie.  Enjoy Whiskey and Mint Julep Tastings throughout the day.

Tickets may be purchased at Hendricks BBQ and will $80.00 per person, if purchased before April 20, 2013 and $90.00 per person at the door.  Hendricks will be open for regular business during the Derby Day Celebration; however, tickets are required for participation in the special event.

Hendricks BBQ serves authentic St. Louis-Style BBQ, smoked fresh in-house daily to melt-in-your-mouth perfection! Other menu selections include made-from-scratch comfort foods like country fried chicken and meatloaf; homemade sides using authentic family recipes like sweet potato casserole, potato salad and coleslaw.  Featuring a full bar that serves signature specialty cocktails like “Weee Doggie” and “High on the Hog”, a handpicked selection of whiskeys, moonshine and bourbons – all served with down home southern hospitality.  Gurpreet Padda and his business partner, Ami Hendricks-Grimes, traveled all over the country sampling and tasting different recipes to ensure the menu offerings at Hendricks BBQ were better than anything they had ever tasted.

For additional information, contact Alison Hankins, Chief Marketing Officer, at

About In Good Company, LLC

In Good Company, LLC is owned by St. Louis’ well known and distinguished serial entrepreneurs Ami Hendricks-Grimes and Gurpreet Padda.  Priding themselves as being the patron saints of lost real estate causes with emphasis on restaurant projects and revitalizing surrounding communities with a mission to provide a comfortable, inviting atmosphere where people gather over great food and amazing cocktails for a unforgettable culinary dining experience.

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