Project Smoke Book Dinner This June at Southern Rail

Project SmokeJames Beard Award winning and New York Times bestselling author, and general barbecue master, Steven Raichlen, is coming to town with his newest book, Project Smoke. Southern Rail is partnering with neighbor, Changing Hands Bookstore, to bring you an exclusive evening with Steven and the barbecue dishes he’s become famous for. Guests will be able to meet the man Esquire calls “America’s master griller,” while enjoying a three-course meal, prepared by Chef Justin Beckett, inspired by the bold flavors from Project Smoke. Barbeque lovers will have an exclusive opportunity to meet with Steven as he greets tables, personalizes books, chats about cutting-edge smoking techniques, and shares his culinary wisdom.

Each ticket includes a three-course barbecue dinner courtesy of Chef Justin Beckett, one copy of Project Smoke and time to meet with Steven.

When: June 5th, 2016, with reservations available from 6 pm to 8:15 pm

Where: Southern Rail, 300 W Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ, 85013

Tickets: $79 per person, (bourbon pairing available for an additional $18). Tickets must be purchased in advance at

About Southern Rail

At Southern Rail, Chef Justin Beckett celebrates modern Southern cooking with a rotating menu of seasonal produce, heritage grains, and smoked meats and fish. His specialty is flavorful and light versions of the traditional American and Southern dishes he loves. Southern Rail boasts a stylish dining room, expansive outdoor patio, and a comprehensive bar with an extensive bourbon list and award-winning wine program.

Chef Beckett’s second restaurant is located in the heart of North Central Phoenix, and conveniently across the street from the Central/Camelback light rail station. Visit Southern Rail for lunch, dinner and social hour specials daily, and weekend brunch, for healthy-ish southern fare in a vibrant community atmosphere. For more information, visit

Southern Rail | 300 W. Camelback Rd. | Phoenix, AZ, 85013 | 602-200-0085

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