Big Stick BBQ—The Food Truck That’s Revving Up
December 30, 2017 - bbq set
Rick Atkins had a dream of doing something he enjoys as a approach to support his family. It became apparent that whatever he did would meant portion food and removing to improved know people in a community. This dream led Atkins to start a food lorry – Big Stick BBQ. With Big Stick, Atkins aims to emanate a character of BBQ that will be singular to accurately who Rick is and serves a best BBQ anyone has ever eaten.
Big Stick BBQ got things rolling only about a year ago. Though not famous during a time, a journey was set in suit 9 years ago when Rick Atkins’ children bought him an electric smoker. Smoking beef fast became something Atkins entirely enjoyed and grew ardent about. Those tighten to a Atkins family began frequently requesting that he fume beef for them. “I baked beef for a lot of people over a years. This year, we motionless to start cooking beef for ourselves,” Atkins says.
Getting their food to ambience so good takes a lot of work. Each day Atkins gets adult during 2:00 a.m. to start a routine by banishment adult a smoker, that he brought in from Texas. Once it gets going he can infrequently get behind to nap for a integrate hours before carrying to get behind to prepping food for a day.
As Big Stick approaches a initial year of existence portion a people of Whatcom County, Atkins seems to suffer being a partial of a food lorry business culture. “There are a organisation of people we speak to on a unchanging basement like Big Trouble, JT BBQ and Cubano Cubano. All of them have been in a food attention for a prolonged time and they’ve unequivocally helped me,” says Atkins.
Atkins has enjoyed a clarity of intercourse that Whatcom County food trucks have together.
Atkins enjoys that he gets to prepare good food all a time, constantly meets new people and can combine with other internal businesses. One instance Atkins shares is of an eventuality hold for a Seattle Seahawks Monday Night Football diversion during Overflow Taps in Barkley Village. “It was fun since we got to emanate a special menu for a event.” With a overwhelming BBQ, brews and football, it done for a good night that was fun to be a partial of.
While Atkins and his family suffer using a food truck, they have additional dreams for their business in a future. They will essay to turn some-more and some-more concerned with events that are critical in a community. Atkins shares that he would also adore there to be a Big Stick BBQ plcae though wheels. “Ultimately, we’d adore to have a section and trebuchet grill here in Bellingham. We’ll always have a food truck, though we’d adore that.” Atkins and association aim to offer adult a best BBQ anyone has ever eaten. After eating a Big Stick BBQ brisket sandwich for lunch and tasting how good their food is, it’ll expected be one hoppin’ place!
Big Stick BBQ can be found during K2, Wonder, Stones Throw and a Public Market any week. Make certain to stop by and try their brisket sandwich. Their schedule, menu and even a neat story behind their name can be found during bigstickbbq.me.