MEMPHIS, Tenn. — People from across the world visit Rendezvous in Memphis for its signature barbecue. Now, many are visiting to remember the life of one of its owners, Nick Vergos, 67.
Vergos was a chef at Rendezvous restaurant in Downtown Memphis. He died Thursday after a long fight with cancer.
Family friends said he was the middle child to Anastasia and Charlie Vergos, the founders of Rendezvous. The barbecue legend leaves behind a wife and children.
Rendezvous had been a staple in Memphis for more than 70 years.
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said he knew Vergos for more than 25 years.
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