Episode 38: Talking with Chad from Crydermans Barbecue
In this episode of The BBQ Beat Podcast, I talk with Chad Cryderman, who, along with his wife Amy, owns Crydermans Barbecue in the Village of Cocoa, FL. Operating out of a 1930’s era gas station building, Chad, Amy, Chad’s super handy Aunt, and the rest of his team crafted the seating area and revamped the interior of the station from reclaimed hurricane-wood residents of his area put out after Irma came through.
Opening Day at Crydermans Barbecue
Crydermans Barbecue – Brisket Biography
As you progress through the episode, you’ll hear about:
- Chad’s background in the restaurant world and unconventional introduction to barbecue
- The process by which Crydermans Barbecue put their menu together, who mentored him, etc.
- Chad and Amy’s path from cooking for Chad’s office co-workers at his last restaurant gig on through to some successful catering and how that led to them finally opening up the shop
- And much, much, more.
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The BBQ Beat Podcast, with BBQ Podcast host Kevin Sandridge, shares all that’s good in competition and backyard BBQ and grilling. Guests include competition BBQ pitmasters, food industry insiders, BBQ and grilling product manufacturers, and event promoters from the US as well as abroad. If you love BBQ and have an appreciation for southern culture and live-fire cooking – this is the Barbecue podcast for you.
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