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The History of How Chaps Pit Beef Grew Into a Rapidly Growing BBQ Franchises

Chaps Pit Beef’s unique grilling technique and special seasoning has garnered the BBQ franchise a lot of attention over the years allowing it to rapidly grow into the successful BBQ franchise that it is today. Donna Creager and her husband Bob started Chaps Pit Beef in 1987 and today its brand is recognized around the […]

Eat at Chaps & Support the Maryland Food Bank

For a limited time, buy a TripleD or Richwich sandwich as any partcipating Chaps Pit Beef location and Chaps will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Maryland Food Bank. Ends January 31, 2019. Visit us today!

Best Franchises to Own in 2019

If 2019 is the year you have resolved to get into the franchise business, probably the hardest decision is picking the best franchise to own. There are a lot of factors that go into making a franchise successful. Here are some things to consider. Unfortunately, cost will always be a big factor. Ask how much […]

Entrepreneur’s Guide on How to Open a BBQ Restaurant

BBQ is hot right now with the success of places like Chaps Pit Beef so it is perfect time to open your own BBQ restaurant. Keep in mind though there is a lot that goes into making your restaurant successful. Besides hard work and dedication, you need to do a lot of preparation to ensure […]

Chaps Rated The Top 10 Tastebuds in 2018 by The Frederick News-Post

“I’ve had a sentimental attachment to Chaps since I was first taken to the original location in Baltimore. So, it’s nice to have an outpost in Frederick, even if the new store doesn’t have quite the same dingy appeal. The smoky pit beef is still the same — sliced thin and served with an assorted […]

Common Mistakes of the Top BBQ Franchises

The franchise business like anything in life has its ups and down and even the top franchisors will make mistakes along the road to success. It is all a learning experience. Here are common mistakes of the top BBQ franchises. Creating Unrealistic Expectations While you certainly want to promote your BBQ franchise and the unique […]

Get a Free St. Jude Carrying Case

Buy a $25 Chaps Pit Beef gift card and get a free St. Jude carrying case. Redeemable in store only. Carry case is available with in store gift card purchases or online gift card purchases. If you purchase online, you’ll need to bring your receipt into a store to redeem your free gift. Buy gift […]

Maryland BBQ vs. Other BBQ Styles: Why Pit Beef Is Best

Regional differences are a serious matter when it comes to BBQ. Barbecue lovers know that each BBQ style has its own distinct differences that make it special and favorites are played all the time. No one can deny, however, that Maryland BBQ takes a very unique approach to BBQ. Here is how it stacks up […]

Chap’s Pit Beef is Coming to Rehoboth Beach!

Baltimore Style BBQ is on its way to the Tanger Outlets in Rehoboth Beach! Chap’s Pit Beef is counting down the days until the residents of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware get to sink their teeth into the “World Famous” Baltimore Style BBQ pit beef sandwich. Featured on the Food Network and the Travel Channel, Chap’s Pit […]