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Yet another Memphian to be inducted in barbecue hall of fame

Cozy Corner’s Desiree Robinson will inducted in The American Royal Barbecue Hall of Fame
Credit: American Royal Barbecue Hall of Fame
Desiree Robinson

MEMPHIS, Tennessee —

To be honest, it would be bigger news if Memphians were not inducted in a barbecue hall of fame, but that was not the case Wednesday.

Desiree Robinson of Cozy Corner was named one of three new inductees in The American Royal Barbecue Hall of Fame. Robinson co-founded the restaurant in 1977.

Robinson will be inducted during a ceremony September 19 during the 2020 American Royal World Series of Barbecue at the Kansas Speedway.

Memphians Charlie Vergos, the late founder of Rendezvous was inducted in 2018, Melissa Cookston in 2017, and the late John Willingham prior to 2012.

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