4 Rivers Smokehouse to Cater Gourmet Tailgate Party at Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard


While taking in the action on the scenic fairways of the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard, tournament spectators will now dine on barbecue catered by Chef John Rivers of 4 Rivers Smokehouse, a quick-service restaurant nationally recognized for its award-winning 18-hour Smoked Signature Angus Brisket. As the official and exclusive barbecue partner for the Birdies, BBQ & U event on Saturday, March 21, 4 Rivers Smokehouse will be serving up its signature smokehouse fare including Carved Brisket Sliders with Smoked Jalapeños, Mini Meatloaf Sliders, Six Shooters and Whole Smoked Pigs.


The Invitational’s annual Birdies, BBQ & U event is a gourmet tailgate party without cars on the Tournament grounds. Featuring fine food and fantastic views of the fairway, the popular smokehouse, which is located in eight cities spanning the state of Florida, will be the exclusive food provider of this unique special event.


“We are thrilled to feature Orlando’s best BBQ at our Birdies, BBQ & U event,” says Marci Baker, chief operating officer of the Tournament. “Such quality catering by 4 Rivers Smokehouse only reinforces our status as Orlandos signature event.”


Birdies, BBQ & U is an all-inclusive special ticket event. Complete with purchase, spectators receive Tournament admission for Saturday, March 21, admission to Birdies, BBQ & U event from 12 – 3 p.m., food, soft drinks and beer from Anheuser-Busch, off-site Parking Pass for Saturday and a signature commemorative tumbler. Prices are $75 in advance or $67.50 in advance when purchased with MasterCard.