Jay Haupt’s Bio
Been in the restaurant business for 25 years
Owner of the Hickory Shack traditional Texas BBQ smokehouse
After leaving school, worked as a River guide on the Orange River this is where his love for cooking with fire began.
Has worked in every department in a restaurant from sculler to owner.
Four years ago Jay got a chance to buy the restaurant at Thandi and The Hickory Shack was born.
All meats are meats in a traditional BBQ pit using only dry rubs, blue smoke and time.
Jay is fiercely traditional and likes to deliver an authentic experience.
BBQ chicken wings
Pork Belly ribs
Both platters served with- French fries, meaty beans, mash, coleslaw, corn salad