Feeding Fans at the New Snapdragon Stadium

Shawn Walchef outside the Cali BBQ location at Snapdragon Stadium at SDSU Mission Valley

Eat Cali BBQ and other great local San Diego food at SDSU Mission Valley Stadium Cali BBQ Media Founder Shawn P. Walchef (@shawnpwalchef) is a San Diego native who loves sports almost as much as his hometown. When it came time to select the food vendors for the new Snapdragon Stadium, a brand new multipurpose […]

Celebrate National Barbecue Month in May

Happy National Barbecue Month! Cali BBQ and Valley Farm Markets celebrated National BBQ Month on San Diego news station KUSI to promote our love of barbecue and grilling with everyone. On Good Morning San Diego, the Cali BBQ and Valley Farm Markets crews cooked up slow-smoked brisket, carne asada, and a big make your own […]

4 Steps to Simple Social Media Strategy for Business

Simplify Social Media guide by Cali BBQ Media Founder Shawn Walchef

Start making smarter social media content now with this 4 step digital marketing strategy guide. Cali BBQ Media Founder Shawn Walchef hosted an online social media presentation during the Branded Restaurant Marketing Summit. The main takeaway? Start now, not tomorrow, because it’s easier then you think to promote your business with short-form video on social […]

Restaurant Marketing Summit: Learn from 20 Experts at Virtual Conference

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Learn from 20 industry experts at the Restaurant Marketing Summit to improve your business in 2022. Want to seriously up your marketing game this year? Register for the Restaurant Marketing Summit presented by Branded Strategic Hospitality (@brandednyc) and hosted by our former podcast guest Rev Ciancio (@revciancio). At the Restaurant Marketing Summit you’ll learn about: […]

Hidden Gems in San Diego Video features Cali Wings | Jaycation YouTube

Jaycation Hidden Gems in San Diego visits Cali Wings at Barrio Food Hub

Cali Wings in Barrio Logan is a Hidden Gem in San Diego says YouTuber Jaycation. Our Cali Wings takeout/delivery food spot in San Diego was featured in a fun chicken wings tasting segment (“Flavor Ones”) in Jay Jay Maniquis’ YouTube Hidden Gems in San Diego 2021 video on his popular Jaycation channel. Watch the full […]

Subscribe to these Restaurant Business Podcasts

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What are the best restaurant business podcasts? Here are two you should follow today. There are many restaurant podcasts out there, but we wanted to share two of our favorites with you. Make sure to subscribe to both The National Restaurant Owners Podcast and the Best Served Podcast right away (on all social media channels) […]

Barbecue Hall of Fame 2021 Inductees

BBQ Hall of Fame 2021

The Barbecue Hall of Fame Class of 2021 is Meathead Goldwyn, Ollie Gates, Arthur Bryant, Rodney Scott, and Lyttle Bridges Cabiness. The 2021 Barbecue Hall of Fame inductees join a prestigious class of barbecue legends in the American Royal Association Barbecue Hall of Fame. *** Barbecue Hall of Fame 2021 Inductees — Congrats to the […]

Turn Your Career Into A Vacation | Jay Jay Maniquis (Jaycation) | DH113

Jay Jay Maniquis Jaycation interview on Digital Hospitality podcast

How would you like to turn your career into a vacation? Jay Jay Maniquis did just that becoming a digital content creator. Imagine spending the bulk of your 20s with the San Diego Chargers only to become an on-air personality. Such a second act trajectory has proven true for Pro Bowlers LaDanian Tomlinson and Shawne […]

How to Host a Winning Backyard BBQ Tips | West Coast BBQ Shop + Cali BBQ

KUSI Backyard BBQ Segment featuring Cali BBQ and West Coast BBQ Shop

You can host an amazing backyard BBQ for any holiday or special occasion with these barbecue pitmaster tips. West Coast BBQ Shop and Cali BBQ teamed up on multiple TV news segments during the long Labor Day holiday weekend to share our knowledge of barbecuing outdoors for a gathering. Thanks to the West Coast BBQ […]