About Events with Calhoun's Oak Ridge
In fall of 1983 we opened the original Calhoun’s for business on Kingston Pike, just past Pellissippi Parkway. Soon after opening, we put our smokers on a trailer and filled a refrigerated semi with ribs and buckets of our signature sauce. Our destination? The National Rib Cook-Off in Cleveland, Ohio.After a weekend of round-the-clock smoking, cooking, and basting, Calhoun’sleft with the grand prize ribbon and the bonafide right to call ours the “Best Ribs in America.”We haven’t looked back. The now iconic two-story barn, complete with a silo, has become a place where friends and family gather to celebrate what’s good in their lives while they sample some of Tennessee’s best BBQ, ribs, steak, and sandwiches. Book Calhoun's for your next private event or party. No matter if it's a birthday party, corporate event, dinner party, holiday gathering, social event, or any other special occasion, Calhoun's will be sure to make your event unforgettable!