Hopkins BBQ

Hopkins BBQ Trailer with the Ole Hickory on the back screened in porch is bound to draw the customers in once the smoke starts billowing out of the exhaust fan.  This BBQ trailer has a unique layout unlike any we have done before with several upgrades. Here are the details from that build:

Project Overview:

Michael Hopkins – owner of Hopkins BBQ, has served people all his life. He loves serving people and he loves BBQ. Serving people great BBQ just takes it up a notch. Trained by the best, PRIME- BBQ and Christopher Prieto! So he purchased a BBQ trailer and Jack of all Trades by George turned it into a Masterpiece now known as Hopkins BBQ

Bio on our Client, Michael Hopkins:

Mike grew up in BBQ country! Salisbury, NC (Lexington area) has produced some of the best BBQ around unless you are from Rocky Mount or Memphis or Texas or KC. BBQ is in his blood. After serving people in the church and leading mission trips for many years and managing a BBQ restaurant in Raleigh he decided to take early retirement. After a year of culinary school and cooking for years the dream is finally realized!!

Project Build Specs:

BBQ Trailer with 17ft Kitchen and 9ft Screened in Supplemental Kitchen

Exterior Details:
2 -100 lb. Propane tanks
35″x 81″ Side Entry Door
8′ Serving window
9′ x 8′ Screened in Porch with 3 awning doors and 35″ x 81″ door

Finish Schedule:
FRP Ceiling
Diamond plate floor
Stainless steel and FRP walls
Stainless steel tables
Custom built generator rack and LP tank rack

Electrical:
220 Volt System
Electrical outlets
LED Lights
Hood Exhaust Vent stainless steel
13,500 BTU Air Conditioner
Onan 6500 Generator

Plumbing:
Portable Tankless Water Heater
Triplex Water Pump
3 – 50 GAL Grey water tank mounted underside of frame
60 GAL Fresh water tank mounted underside of frame
16 Gauge One Compartment Stainless Steel Commercial Sink with 1 Drainboard
Three Compartment Stainless Steel Commercial Sink with Two Drainboards
Wall Mounted Swivel Faucet with 8″ Centers – 12″ Swing Spout
Wall Splash Mount Space Saver 2 – Hole Hand Sink with Side Splashes

Kitchen Layout:
7′ Stainless steel Hood with Exhaust Vent
40 lb. Stainless Steel Floor Fryer
24″ Counter Griddle
29″ One Section Solid Door Reach In Freezer 23 cu. ft.
30″x 36″ Stainless Steel Equipment Stand with Under shelf
48″ Sandwich/ Salad Prep Refrigerator
24″ 4 Burner Gas Range with 20″ Space Saver Oven
3 – 8 ft Shelves
3 – 3 ft Shelves
Under cabinet drawer


Supplemental Kitchen Layout:

Ole Hickory Smoker
9′ x 8′ Screened in Porch with 3 awning doors, entry to the Kitchen and exit door.
Diamond plate floor and white metal walls
LED lights
Drain in the floor for cleaning purposes connected to a tank underneath.
Ice Machine

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