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Fourth of July at Tides Inn

Celebrate the Fourth of July in the Northern Neck and join us at the Tides Inn. We will be celebrating in style with two events featuring guest chefs, Eric Gephart of Kamado Joe and Rancher Jake.

We look forward to welcoming our local community for our Independence Day Weekend celebrations. Due to limited capacity, please be aware that access and parking at the Tides Inn is restricted to Overnight Guests, Local Guest Day Pass holders and Local Guests with confirmed dining or activity reservations. Please note that outside food and alcohol are strictly prohibited at all times.

Barefoot Barbecue

Sunday, July 3

5-8pm, $85 per person plus tax and gratuity

With Guest Chef Eric Gephart and Rancher Jake, a barbecue on the beach, featuring Kamado Joe Fire Roasted Brazilian Picanha Steak, E3 Ranch NY Strip, Reverse Seared Bone Marrow 3 Bone Ribeye, Grilled Catch of the Day and so much more.

Red, Hot & Q

Monday, July 4

5-8pm, $85 per person plus tax and gratuity

Join Chef Eric Gephart and Rancher Jake again on the Tides Inn terrace for Kamado Joe Low & Slow Smoked Short Ribs, Open Flame Flank Steak, Cheshire Pork St. Louis Style Ribs, Fresh Local Catch of the Day, Roasted & Raw Oysters and so much more.


For reservations, please email

Chef Eric Gephart

Chef Eric Gephart is the Global Culinary Director for Kamado Joe, Content Creator and all-around world adventurer. A diverse body of work, adventure and education helped Chef Eric craft his unique style of Culinary “Edutainment” led him to open the world’s only live fire ceramic grill restaurant. From there he joined the Kamado Joe team and now travels the world partnering with top chefs crafting unique events and redefining what it means to grill across the globe.


Rancher Jake

Jake Gross is the rancher and co-founder of E3 Meats. Their mission is to responsibly raise all-natural Angus beef which faithfully results in the best tasting, highest quality protein in the USA. We are excited to welcome Rancher Jake as he will be bringing beef from his family owned ranch to speak to how and where it’s raised.