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BBQGuys Hosted a VIP Preview Party Featuring a Celebrity Guest Appearance by Jena Sims, Shep Rose and Other Influencers to Celebrate The Opening of its West Palm Beach Backyard Design Center, the leading specialty e-commerce platform for all things backyard – grills, outdoor kitchens, furniture and more – celebrated the grand opening of its new Backyard Design Center in partnership with Teak + Table in West Palm Beach on March 14. BBQGuys is owned by Brand Velocity Group (BVG), a private equity firm founded in 2019 in which former NFL Quarterback Eli Manning is a partner.


To commemorate the opening, BBQGuys hosted a private VIP preview party and ribbon cutting ceremony featuring a celebrity guest appearance by actress and model Jena Sims, TV personality Shep Rose of Bravo’s hit reality-TV series “Southern Charm” and “RelationShep,” entrepreneur and grill master Al Frugoni, influencer Robyn Lindarsof “Grill Girl” among other influencers. 

Representatives from the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches and special guests joined CEO of BBQGuys Russ Wheeler, Co-founder and CEO of Teak + Table Trevor Ferguson and executives from Brand Velocity Group for a special ribbon cutting ceremony. 

South Florida notables had the opportunity to exclusively experience the new Backyard Design Center and enjoy complimentary cocktails and bites. Guests explored and interacted with BBQGuys’ innovative outdoor kitchens and top-of-the-line grills and Teak + Table’s luxurious furniture crafted from Grade A Teak, resin wicker and more.


Conveniently located at 500 Palm Street in the Flamingo Park Historic District, this is BBQGuys’ third design center in the U.S., with existing destinations in Alpharetta, Georgia and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Bringing more than 25 years of industry experience in the outdoor living space and an impressive track record of product innovation, BBQGuys has partnered with Teak + Table Outdoor, a family-owned and operated business that is a trailblazer of luxury outdoor furniture and serves residential and commercial customers world-wide.


The 8,000-square-foot showroom features beautiful and innovative outdoor kitchens and equipment, top-of-the-line grills, smokers, fire pits, outdoor furniture and outdoor lifestyle products from brand partners including Blaze, Lynx, DCS, Kalamazoo, Urban Bonfire, Hestan, Twin Eagles, Alfresco, Fire Magic, Napoleon, Mont Alpi, Everdure, Kamado Joe, Recteq, Forno Venetzia and many others. Teak + Table products include dining and seating sets, pool-side lounge chairs, accent tables and more in exceptional material such as Grade A Teak, resin wicker, rope, and sunbrella fabrics.


This one-of-a-kind destination in West Palm Beach is South Florida’s answer to designing a dream backyard, allowing consumers – ranging from homeowners and commercial clients to designers and contractors – to shop how, when and where they like. As the only e-commerce retailer solely focused on backyard living in the U.S., BBQGuys knows that the easiest way for customers to decide if a product is right for a space is to see it for themselves. It also provides customers with a turnkey experience showcasing completed backyards and offering complimentary 3D design services custom-tailored to their preferences and style. 

Located at 500 Palm Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, BBQGuys Backyard Design Center featuring Teak + Table is now open to the public. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or by appointment.

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By ML Staff. Images courtesy of BBQGuys


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