Chad Decker

Hard Eight BBQ

Oct 12, 2015 By Daniel Vaughn

Dining at Hard Eight BBQ is as much about experience as it is about the meal. During a recent visit to the original Stephenville location, I lined up with thirty other people, an impressive crowd for 1:00 p.m. on a Friday. Together we stood together facing cord upon cord of neatly piled mesquite and two…

Interview: Chad Decker of Hard Eight BBQ

Oct 9, 2013 By Daniel Vaughn

Chad Decker. Photo from Hard 8 Facebook page General Manager: Hard Eight BBQ, opened 2003 Age: 40 Smoker: Wood-fired cookers and gas-fired rotisseries Wood: Mesquite Dale Earnhardt Jr. held a charity event at the Hard Eight BBQ location in Roanoke last week. I arrived early before the press conference and sat…