Rendezvous founder chosen for BBQ Hall of Fame

Rendezvous founder chosen for BBQ Hall of Fame

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Memphis barbecue legend will soon be enshrined in history.

Charlie Vergos, founder of Rendezvous, is a member of the 2018 Barbecue Hall of Fame class.

Vergos, who died in 2010, is credited with creating Memphis style ribs at Rendezvous in Downtown Memphis, one of the most iconic restaurants in America.

Tuffy Stone and Tootsie Tomanetz will join Vergos in the class. Induction will take place during the American Royal World Series of Barbecue at Kansas Speedway in September.

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