Franklin Barbecue is a staple in Austin, but getting your hands on it means waking up at dawn to get in line for one of most popular barbecue spots.
With a line that goes past the corner of the restaurant and hours of waiting to get a taste of brisket or ribs, you can Skip the Line for Hunger with the Food Bank on February 20, from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Join us for an evening filled with Franklin Barbecue plates, craft beer and a live auction with 100 percent of the event donations benefiting the Food Bank. The best part is you get to skip the line while helping feed families facing hunger across 21 counties in Central Texas.
The live auction includes date night packages, weekend getaways, a license to carrry course, and more. Thank you Kendra Scott, UT, Hotel Van Zandt, Paul Martin and Karl Reehn, Suzanne and Steven Tolbert, Whole Earth Provisions, Round Rock Express, Cutco Kitchen and Franklin Barbecue for generously donating to our live auction.
The event, hosted by Paul & Kendel Martin, David Rowe & Robbie Rhodes, Steven & Suzanne Tolbert and Jeff & Kim Thompson, is a limited-seating private dinner. You can skip the line when you make a gift of $300 or more per person or sign on as a host to underwrite the dinner and ensure even more meals go to families in need. Host packages start at $2,000 and include four event tickets.