Professor Lew’s Barbecue was founded by Lamar Lewis, a proud native of North Carolina. Learn how we began in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Although Lamar and wife Rae are teachers by profession, the couple loved to barbecue. In fact, they were always asked to cook onsite while the hosts and their guests enjoyed the rest of party.
As the business drew more attention, the two decided to start and run a business of their own. Under a new name, Professor Lew’s Barbecue opened its doors on January 2015. Since its establishment, it has catered for various events like: