Pig Beach is the critically acclaimed barbecue restaurant located in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn from two-award winning barbecue teams, Salty Rinse and Ribdiculous Bar-B-Krewe with Chef Matt Abdoo at the helm (Del Posto). At Pig Beach, the all-star team brings an eclectic barbecue-focused menu to the Gowanus waterfront showcasing the range of barbecue varietals inspired by their competitive trips across the country.
In the fall of 2017, Pig Beach unveiled a 7,000 square-foot indoor addition, harnessing the relaxed vibes and meat-centric eats made popular at the outdoor restaurant with a broader menu of year-round offerings.
Since 2016, Matt Abdoo has been the chef/partner of the beloved Brooklyn barbecue restaurant, Pig Beach. The restaurant has been celebrated by diners and critics alike including a great review from Eater’s resident meat expert Nick Solares, who named Pig Beach one of their “Essential Barbecue Restaurants.“. Matt first earned his BBQ chops during his time working on America’s highly competitive barbecue teams, Salty Rinse, receiving 2nd place medal for Whole Hog in 2015 and 1st Place for Best Sauce (Mustard) at the annual Memphis in May World Championship. Prior to opening his own restaurants, Matt was the Chef de Cuisine of Del Posto and during is tenure, the restaurant received a coveted four-star review from the New York Times, and the Relais & Chateaux distinction. Matt is a frequent guest chef on The Today Show and has appeared on NBC’s The Chew and DirecTV’s Fantasty Zone.