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MariettaSmoker 05-02-2014 07:19 PM

RD and KCBS?
 
Didn't I read a while back that if I were a member of KCBS that I would get instant access to Restaurant Depot? Didn't I read that? Or am I just letting my old age affect my memory? We have an RD here and I would like to get access, but I dont own a restaurant (YET!).

Any help?

THoey1963 05-02-2014 07:20 PM

yes. There is a certificate on the KCBS site. Print it out and take it with you.

Fishin4bass723 05-02-2014 07:21 PM

You get a one day pass NOT a membership just an FYI. You can go back numerous times you just have to get the one day pass every time.

lennitt 05-02-2014 07:31 PM

Probably a dumb question along the RD line. How big are the quantities? Say spare ribs- minimum would be what? A case? 10 lbs? Pretty clueless over here

MariettaSmoker 05-02-2014 07:33 PM

Good question Lennitt...Id like to know that myself

ShencoSmoke 05-02-2014 07:37 PM

They sell items in small quantities. Sometimes ribs are in 2 packs, sometimes 3 packs, depends on the supplier. You can buy single briskets. Case price is always cheaper.

lennitt 05-02-2014 07:40 PM

Cool. Similar in price and quality to Sams?

Fishin4bass723 05-02-2014 07:52 PM

I think RD is slightly cheaper and when I went they had plenty of meat to choose from unlikew everytime I go to Sams quality isnt there and the qauntity isnt there.

Untraceable 05-02-2014 07:58 PM

RD does not spend any money on the consumer experience. The quality is typically choice or less. you can get individual items. Id rather go to RD for a choice brisket than sams because at RD, I can sort through 16 sitting out vs maybe 1-3 at sams.

If your a die hard BBQ'er, RD is like a secret mecca of awesomeness. Not just because of meat, but things like pans/spices/charcoal/anything you would need to operate a restaurant.

lennitt 05-02-2014 08:11 PM

So at the end of the day if you live close to RD (14 miles for me) KCBS membership is a no brainier aside from supporting the hobby.

MariettaSmoker 05-02-2014 08:12 PM

me thinks Im gonna get me a KCBS membership just to take advantage of RD.

lennitt 05-02-2014 08:15 PM

Yep. No brainer

Eatin Smoke 05-02-2014 08:21 PM

Bring CASH and lots of it! I always drop a min of $250 every time I walk in the door. Seriously though, I don't use my credit card there.......2 security breaches in the past 2 years at RD.

lennitt 05-02-2014 08:22 PM

Really? Good info. Cash and carry it is

THoey1963 05-02-2014 08:48 PM

Yes, bring cash. And dress appropriately. The place is FARKIN COLD! It's basically a walk through meat locker...


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