City Barbeque will open in Johns Creek, at 4210 Johns Creek Parkway (next to Lowe’s), at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 25.
Its second location in the Atlanta area for the barbecue joint.
City Barbeque will celebrate the opening by giving away food and giving back to the local community to six different local charities and non-profits during the week.
The first 50 guests Monday will receive a “mystery gift card” valued at $5 to $250.
“We are very excited to expand City Barbeque in Johns Creek, Decatur, and throughout the Atlanta area,” Bryson Brewer, City Barbecue’s Atlanta Market Leader, said in the release.
“Like all City Barbeque restaurants, the Johns Creek joint will smoke all meats on-site and will serve the same award-winning barbeque, homemade sides, and indulgent desserts that guests have come to know and crave.”
The City Barbeque joint has also partnered with the following local charities and each organization will receive 25 percent of that day’s sales when guests mention that organization when ordering:
- June 25: Johns Creek Chamber Ribbon Cutting at 10 a.m.
- June 26: Carrington Academy
- June 27: Cumming-Forsyth Chamber Ribbon Cutting at 10 a.m.
- June 28: Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra
- June 29: Newtown Recreation
- June 30: The Variety Charity
From 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, City Barbeque will host a Grand Opening Celebration, a day of activities with giveaways, games, prizes, live music, and family fun.
The Forsyth County Commissioner will be on hand at 10 a.m. to do the official “Rib Bone” cutting, followed by a rib-eating contest between local firefighters and police, face painting, crafts and activities for kids, and more.
Plus, 10 percent of that entire day’s sales will benefit Variety of Georgia.
The City Barbeque menu features an assortment of smoked meats, including beef brisket, pulled pork, turkey breast, smoked chicken, and smoked sausage, served with the choice of eight different sauces.
Scratch-made sides like sweet vinegar slaw, corn pudding, and potato salad are made in-house every day, along with options like mac & cheese, hand-dipped hush puppies, and baked beans with brisket.
Salads and homemade desserts round out the regular menu.
The restaurant also offers rotating seasonal menu items, including smoked salmon and fried catfish during Lent and whole smoked turkeys and hams available for pre-order at Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter.
The current seasonal menu offers Brisket Tacos, Cukes n’ Onions, and Citrus Pecan Slaw.
The Johns Creek location is nearly 5,000 square feet and will seat 88 guests inside and up to 30 guests on the patio.
There is also a meeting/party room with AV presentation capability that can host nearly 50 people for those wishing to reserve a private space.