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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 […]

Nation’s Restaurant News Emerging Chains Top 8 Breakout Brands for 2022

Nation’s Restaurant News picked 8 emerging restaurant chains you should know in 2022. The Nation’s Restaurant News announced a list of emerging chains that are positioning themselves for huge growth in the years ahead. The editors found what they consider the best examples of Breakout Brands that are on their way to becoming the next […]

Give Back to Help Orikhiv in Ukraine Defend Itself From Invasion

Building in Orikhiv, Ukraine after Russian attack in March 2022

You can help the town of Orikhiv in Ukraine protect itself from invasion by making a donation today. We have a close friend originally from Ukraine who now lives in San Diego who reached out and asked for help. A friend of hers in Orikhiv is currently volunteering to buy much-needed items for those fighting […]

Cali BBQ at Viejas Arena – Feeding Fans at March Madness 2022

Cali BBQ at Viejas Arena for March Madness 2022

March Madness 2022 is GOING DOWN at Viejas Arena. Our Cali BBQ team was on site March 18 and 20 before the gates opened at the home of the San Diego State Aztecs to do all the necessary preparations so we could make thousands of college basketball fans happy with some slow-smoked barbecue while they […]

Restaurant Influencers Review: Yelp Blog Highlights Restaurant Podcast

Sam on Restaurant Influencers Podcast

The Restaurant Influencers podcast focuses on helping business owners create a social media strategy that works. The Yelp Blog featured the behind-the-scenes story about making the Restaurant Influencers podcast in an interview with host Shawn Walchef (Cali BBQ Media). Read the full interview below with the restaurant owner and podcast host to learn how Cali […]

Murtec 2022: The Future of Food is Technology

Technology is the future of restaurants. The MURTEC 2022 conference is March 7-9 at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Speakers include Jon Taffer (Bar Rescue), Shawn P. Walchef (Cali BBQ Media), Darla Morse (Red Robin), Michael Montagano (Kitchen United), and other leaders in hospitality and tech discussing the future of food. Cali […]

Building the Amazon of Restaurants at Cali BBQ Media

Amazon of Restaurants is Cali BBQ in San Diego

Cali BBQ Media is building the Amazon of Restaurants. With a rapidly expanding footprint physically and digitally, influential restaurant owner and digital media proponent Shawn P. Walchef thinks BIG when it comes to future-proof growth and exploring new ideas for his Cali BBQ Media company. The BIG idea is simple: Build the Amazon of Restaurants […]

Super Bowl 2022 Food To Go from Cali BBQ

Super Bowl Preorders at Cali BBQ for takeout on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022

The BIG game needs BIG food. Pre-order Cali BBQ online before Super Bowl Sunday. Make sure you’ve got enough food to feed everyone at home on Super Bowl Sunday. Place your Cali BBQ takeout orders online anytime before Super Bowl 2022 to reserve a slow-smoked barbecue feast. SUPER BOWL 2022 HOURS (or until we sell […]