About Us

Our History

Find more about the family who runs this restaurant

Post Oak Barbecue Co. combines the over 100 years of passionate restaurant experience of partners Steve Garrett, Elaine Chao, and Eric Patterson, bringing the highest quality, wood-smoked barbecue to Connecticut. With an eye on sourcing local and with pit-mastery skills honed in Texas, Post Oak Barbecue Co. presents authentic barbecue with a unique Asian and southwestern flair.

Our Team

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Steve Garrett & Elaine Chao

PIT BOSS

Our pit boss Steve and wife Elaine bring their barbecue roots to Fairfield. Having apprenticed in Texas and honed his skills at Tyler’s Barbecue in Amarillo, Steve’s mastery of barbecue presents authentic barbecue with Elaine's unique twist.

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Eric Patterson

MANAGING PARTNER

Location

93 Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824