Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ transitioning to table service, starting in Homewood

Rodney Scott BBQ
Rodney Scott Whole Hog BBQ (Angie Mosier)

Homewood residents are in for a treat. Today, James Beard award winning Pitmaster Rodney Scott and the Birmingham-based Pihakis Restaurant Group will be transitioning the Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ 18th Street location (2701 18th St S, Homewood, AL 35209) to full table service.

Come See Rodney Scott In-Person

To celebrate, Rodney Scott will be at the Homewood restaurant on March 20th — cooking, welcoming guests and signing cookbooks. A limited number of cookbooks will be available onsite for purchase.

“In an effort to continue serving our amazing Homewood community with the highest standard of hospitality, the transition to full table service will give our guests a new style of dining that matches the love, tradition, and technique that we put into our food,” said Rodney Scott, Founder of Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ. 

Full-Service Dining—Same Menu

According to Rodney Scott’s and the Pihakis Restaurant Group, the Birmingham Avondale neighborhood and Trussville locations will also transition to full-service dining in the coming weeks.

Guests can expect the same tried and true menu featuring Rodney’s famous pit-cooked whole hog BBQ, sandwiches, BBQ plates, delicious sides and desserts offered in a casual dining setting. The full menu is available here

Open Daily

Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ is open daily from 11:00am – 9:00pm. 

For more information about Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ, visit, or for information about Pihakis Restaurant Group concepts.

Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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