Shop Sauce on the Tar Heel Traveler!

On December 4, 2013 the WRAL Tar Heel Traveler aired an episode featuring Shop Sauce and the Pete Smith Automotive group. Scott Mason and his crew came out and filmed with us for the day at Pete Smith Automotive in Louisburg. We served some Shop Sauce Pork Chop Sandwiches for lunch and even took the crew to Pete Smith Garage where it all started in

Shop Sauce is going into Lowe’s Foods!

Lowe's Foods

As of last week our High Octane Shop Sauce was beginning to make its way into 19 different Lowe’s Foods around the Raleigh/Triangle area! We are not sure which stores we will be going into just yet but will update our locations page within the next week when we are given a list of all the locations carrying Shop Sauce. Shop Sauce will definitely be available

Shop Sauce at The Wide Open Blue Grass Festival!

Grilling in NC

Shop Sauce  attended the Wide Open Blue Grass Festival in Raleigh on September 27th & 28th, 2013. This wonderful festival has been going on for sometime now but made it’s first trip to Raleigh this year. Despite it’s change in locations the Bluegrass festival was a great success and will hopefully return next year. Our booth at the festival was set up in the Got

Shop Sauce at the NC Hot Sauce Contest in Oxford!

NC Hot Sauce Competition

Shop Sauce was in attendance at The 7th Annual North Carolina Hot Sauce Contest on September 14, 2013 in Downtown Oxford. The event was a huge success and we had so much fun meeting all the wonderful people who came to our booth. Our tasting went great and everyone seemed to really like our sauce! A big thanks to Julia Overton who made the whole

Let’s get this party started!

Keith Smith, proprietor of Pete Smith Automotive Group and creator of Shop Sauce

Hello and welcome to the first post on our blog. Here, we will keep you entertained with grilling and barbecue tips, as well news and events about our new North Carolina BBQ Sauce, which we have named “Shop Sauce.” Shop Sauce is based on a 25-year-old recipe, and was created by our family, which founded the Pete Smith Automotive Group in 1947. Just like our