The Spreading Kindness Campaign | Feeding Essential Workers in 2021

Spreading Kindness Campaign feeding essential workers at ICU units in San Diego. Find out how to donate in this article.

2020 is in the rearview, but the challenges presented by that tough year are still very much at hand. From the devastation of the coronavirus, to a country divided politically — and drained emotionally — we’re all still striving to get back to normal and prioritize positivity. With the shared burdens of 2020 and the […]

BBQ Santa Feeds Postal Workers in Random Act of Kindness

BBQ Santa Christmas Post Office Gratitude Video Cover

BBQ Santa dished up the gift of slow-smoked barbecue to local postal workers as a way to express gratitude for all that they do for the community. The Random Act of Kindness at the Eastlake, Chula Vista Post Office was inspired by my business coach and mentor David Meltzer who asked us to spread some […]

Sunrise Gratitude and Coronavirus | NBC San Diego Features Cali BBQ

Shawn Walchef at Cali BBQ NBC7 News

Sharing your sobriety story on television as an alcohol salesman is not easy. But it’s still important to share in order to help others. Thanks to Catherine Garcia from NBC 7 San Diego for the May 2020 news segment on Cali BBQ. You can watch the entire video on our Cali BBQ Media YouTube channel. […]

Living One Day at a Time: #SunriseGratitude and Sobriety

Sunrise Gratitude One Day at a Time Cali BBQ Media

My name is Shawn Walchef. I am an alcoholic sports bar owner who has been in recovery and sober since April 29, 2012. Living one day at time is a foundational principle of the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) program and other programs of recovery. This simple principle has the power to help so many people who […]