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Big Whiskey’s Plans Another Community Restaurant in Nixa, MO

2018-09-10T15:03:03+00:00 September 10th, 2018|News|

Big Whiskey’s looks to expand their community first approach in Nixa, Missouri with their eighth company-owned store under construction. After recently celebrating the opening of a second Kansas City-area location in July of this year, the work continues for Big Whiskey’s as plans are well underway for the4,600 square-foot stand-alone location in Nixa. “Many people in the community know we’ve had this property for a while. We’re excited to make it official that we will, in fact, be opening a new Big Whiskey’s location in my home town, Nixa,” announces Co-Founder and Senior VP of Operations, Paul Sundy. Purchased in [...]

Big Whiskey’s Las Vegas Hires General Manager as Construction Begins

2018-08-15T09:28:44+00:00 August 15th, 2018|News|

Brian Mangino joins the Big Whiskey's Las Vegas team as the General Manager. Hammers are swinging as Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar ventures west. The first of two locations planned for Las Vegas is officially under construction with a late 2018-early 2019 target opening date. As construction gets underway, Big Whiskey’s Las Vegas franchise owner, Anthony DePasquale, has recently named Brian Mangino as the General Manager. “Brian’s background in the Las Vegas hospitality industry is second to none,” states DePasquale. “I’m thrilled to have him on board for this exciting new venture.” Mangino most recently served as [...]

Grand Opening Set for Big Whiskey’s Overland Park

2018-07-11T14:06:37+00:00 July 11th, 2018|News, Opening|

Second KC-area Big Whiskey's location set to open July 20th. The Buffalo Chicken Dip is poppin’, the beers are pouring, and the patio is primed for summer fun! Friday, July 20th, Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar will celebrate the grand opening of their newest KC-area location at 9100 W. 135th Street in Overland Park, KS, and give away 100 gift certificate booklets to commemorate the occasion! Big Whiskey’s purchased the property in Overland Park in November 2017 and construction officially began in March of this year. Partnering with area contractor, A.R.C. General Contracting, of Shawnee, Kansas, the project is [...]

Annual Fundraiser For Foster Care Month A Huge Success

2018-06-19T09:12:17+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Community, News|

Jim Samek, General Manager Big Whiskey's Republic, with top-fundraising staff from Big Whiskey's locations present check to Keke Rover, Ambassadors for Children Director. BIG WHISKEY’S SUPPORTS FOSTER CARE MONTH WITH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER Wrapping up a month of fundraising for Southwest Missouri charity, Ambassadors for Children, Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® raised $6,825 throughout May for National Foster Care Month. A bonus for this year’s fundraising efforts, the Darr Family had previously pledged a donation match. With their generous contribution, a total of $13,650 will be given to the organization! Since May 2014, Big Whiskey’s has been an [...]

Big Whiskey’s Expands to Overland Park

2018-04-03T14:02:55+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Featured, News|

KANSAS CITY OFFERS GREAT GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES FOR BIG WHISKEY’S AMERICAN RESTAURANT & BAR®. Springfield MO— Celebrating a successful franchise opening in Lee’s Summit in 2017, Big Whiskey’s is primed for growth in Kansas City, announcing a new corporate location in Overland Park, Kansas! After purchasing property on West 135th street in November of 2017, the Springfield-based restaurant brand has officially begun construction on their latest corporate location. “We’ve been really grateful for the success of the Lee’s Summit location, and the Kansas City area as a whole is a natural fit for us to expand,” explains co-founder and Senior Vice [...]

Big Whiskey’s Bentonville Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

2018-03-15T11:22:16+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Events, News|

March 15, 2018, Bentonville AR — After wrapping up a celebration of Big Whiskey’s first anniversary in Bentonville on March 10th, the company is once again celebrating; this time recognizing World Down Syndrome Day with a week-long fundraiser for Down Syndrome Connection of NWA (DSCNWA).  World Down Syndrome day is celebrated every year on March 21st because of the numbers in the date “3/21,” which represent the three copies of the 21st chromosome present in people with Down Syndrome.  The goal of the day is not just to raise awareness about the presence of Down Syndrome in our world, but [...]

Big Whiskey’s Wins Big in February!

2018-02-22T13:13:05+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Featured, News|

BIG WHISKEY'S IS FEELIN' THE LOVE IN FEBRUARY! Can you feel the love? Yes, we can! The entire staff at Big Whiskey's American Restaurant & Bar has been feeling all the feels as February has showered us with love and awards. Earlier this month, Big Whiskey's was recognized as the BEST in multiple categories in the annual "Best of 417" awards published by 417 Magazine. Top awards included; Best Springfield Casual Restaurant, Best Branson Casual Restaurant, Best Appetizers, Best Bar Food, and Best Nachos. Second-place recognition was also awarded to Big Whiskey's in the Best Happy Hour, Best Chicken Wings, [...]

Team Big Whiskey’s Polar Plunge 2018

2018-02-05T16:21:06+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Events, News|

TEAM BIG WHISKEY’S TAKES THE PLUNGE FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS OF MISSOURI February 5, 2018, Springfield MO—Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® is off to a great start in supporting their Community Giveback mission for 2018! This past Saturday, February 3, staff members from Springfield corporate stores participated in the annual Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympics of Missouri. Team Big Whiskey’s, led by Battlefield Road Assistant General Manager, Ashley Bolin, raised a total of $850 for Special Olympics in the weeks leading up to the plunge! Staff members raised money through sales of the Polar Colada, a specialty frozen drink, customer [...]

5th Annual Pancakes with Santa

2017-12-01T16:19:09+00:00 December 1st, 2017|News|

Our annual Pancakes with Santa breakfast returns this year, bigger than ever! We'll be hosting this FREE breakfast at three of our Springfield area locations: Big Whiskey's - Ozark, MO., Big Whiskey's - Republic, MO, and Big Whiskey's Battlefield Rd. Every year, each Big Whiskey's location adopts local foster kids and teens through Ambassadors for Children to provide Christmas gifts to. This festive breakfast is a chance for us to raise awareness and give back during this season of giving. Ride your sleigh or ice skate your way in and fill up on pancakes, snap a picture with Santa, and [...]

Big Whiskey’s Fundraiser Contributes $10,000 to Convoy of Hope

2017-11-28T16:13:14+00:00 November 28th, 2017|News|

Pictured L-R: Eric Neubauer, Covoy of Hope, Anna Messer, Laura Head Elliott, Andrea Breen, Big Whiskey's November 28, 2017, Springfield MO—Following over a month of fundraising efforts in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® has raised $10,000 for Convoy of Hope and their continued relief efforts. In the spirit of Giving Tuesday, and just off the heels of Thanksgiving weekend, Big Whiskey’s has a lot to be thankful for. “We are blown away by the support of our loyal customers across all our locations for this campaign,” states Big Whiskey’s Vice [...]