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Sonny's BBQ names Chief Kindness Officer

Sonny’s BBQ names Chief Kindness Officer

CKO inspires employees, guests to be kind and recognize kindness  Sonny’s BBQ has announced its first-ever Chief Kindness Officer (CKO). The CKO will help spread kindness by introducing initiatives that engage and inspire people to be kind and recognize kindness. Part of his role will be to share kindness challenges, […]

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Sonny's BBQ Unveils 24k Gold Ribs That No Money Can Buy

Sonny’s BBQ Unveils 24k Gold Ribs That No Money Can Buy

Barbecue Restaurant Celebrates 50th Anniversary with National Sweepstakes and Ignites Giving Through Social Media to Donate 100,000 Meals   In the summer of ‘68, Sonny Tillman fired up his smoker and opened the first Sonny’s BBQ in Gainesville, Florida, with a mission to spread Southern hospitality through BBQ. Now, 50 […]

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Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q Unveils New Branding

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q, one of the nation’s leading barbecue restaurants, is updating its image by tapping into its roots. Franchisees cheered the unveiling of the revamped Sonny’s BBQ that includes the new name, logo, décor and prototype restaurant. The changes are designed to morph the 45-year-old restaurant’s image from […]

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Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q Cooking Up Big Changes

Anticipation and interest are building in the lead up to the annual Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q Summer Convention, where company executives will unveil details of a brand refresh for the iconic barbecue restaurant. Approximately 600 franchisees, vendors and corporate employees are expected to attend the convention July 15-17 at the […]

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Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q Names Marketing, Operations VPs

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q has brought in a pair of heavy hitters in the worlds of operations and marketing to oversee changes in the venerable restaurant chain. Brandon Manly joins Sonny’s as chief operating officer where he will implement significant changes in corporate culture, including the introduction of a Sonny’s […]

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Moe’s Original Bar B Que Brings Second Location to Huntsville, Alabama

Moe’s Original Bar B Que is pleased to announce the early April opening of a second location in Huntsville at 445 Providence Main Street in Village of Providence. Open daily at 11am, the restaurant will offer the same award-winning menu of authentic southern fare prepared fresh daily from recipes passed […]

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Moe’s Original Bar B Que Set to Open in Bangor, Maine

Located at 650 Broadway in Bangor in the former home of Jimmy V’s Sandwich Shop, Moe’s Original Bar B Que is set to open at the beginning of April. A Maine native who had been living in Nashville, TN, Dwight “Dewey” Hasbrouck jumped on the opportunity to get back to […]

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New Orleans’ VooDoo BBQ Franchise Leading Fast Casual Surge

While fast food and family dining restaurant sales have plummeted in the recession, fast casual restaurants – the kind VooDoo BBQ & Grill is committed to – have grown in popularity, according to a recent ABC News story. The article highlights the growth of the fast casual phenomenon, calling it […]

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Rudy’s “Country Store” and Bar-B-Q Honors Military Widows

Rudy’s “Country Store” and Bar-B-Q declares Wednesday, December 7th, as a day to honor young military widows by donating a dollar for every pound of meat sold that day at participating locations to the American Widow Project. It is a nonprofit organization founded by CNN Hero of the Year nominee […]

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