Entries by OBR

Grand Bahama Island (Hurricane) / 88,515 Meals Over 15 Days

Operation BBQ Relief responded after Hurricane Dorian caused major damage in the Grand Bahamas. This deployment brought an additional dimension of logistical complexity as we were flying meals to their destination. Inclement weather and mechanical issues grounded planes unexpectedly, but that didn’t stop the prepared meals from being distributed locally. The Always Serving Project (our […]

Pork Belly Burnt End Sandwich

These morsels of pork amazingness are always worth the wait. Slow roasted and slathered in barbecue sauce, this tender and flavorful pork belly is so magical you’ll be thinking of it again and again and again…

Linwood, Kansas (Tornado) / 2,000 Meals Over 2 Days

The tornado that ripped through Linwood, Kansas was an EF4 storm with maximum winds of 170 mph. It was on the ground for more than 31 miles and had a maximum width of one mile. At least a dozen homes were damaged or destroyed in Linwood, Kansas and at least 18 injuries were reported in […]

Dayton, Ohio (Tornado) / 15,172 Meals Over 6 Days

A severe storm system including tornadoes hit the Dayton, Ohio, area late evening on May 27. The National Weather Service confirmed a “large and dangerous” tornado on the ground near the Dayton suburb of Trotwood in Montgomery County just after 11 p.m. The weather service issued 36 tornado warnings overnight that night across the region. […]