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Big Whiskey’s takes the Polar Plunge

2017-03-27T14:33:52+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Events, News|

Local Restaurant raises cash for Special Olympics Missouri Springfield, MO. – Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® has always been big on family and community. The family restaurant has been supporting a number of local charities over the past 10 years.  This February, Big Whiskey’s raised the bar once again by joining the ranks of the Polar Plunge in Springfield MO – an annual family charity event that raises money for the Special Olympics Missouri foundation. The Big Whiskey’s polar plunge team participants displayed their bravery by taking on the chilly winter waters this February 4th at the Ski Shack [...]

Bentonville Bites into Great Taste & Character

2017-03-05T17:37:30+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Events, Featured, Franchise, News, Opening|

Big Whiskey’s opens New Restaurant location in Northwest Arkansas Springfield, MO – Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® will open its newest restaurant franchise location in Bentonville, AR on Friday, March 10. Shane Miller of Bentonville, owner of the new restaurant location, is the parent company’s first franchisee and has been working on the new outlet for over a year. “We’re finally ready to introduce Northwest Arkansas to the great food, drinks and atmosphere that’s made Big Whiskey’s a legend in southwest Missouri,” Miller said.  The new restaurant & bar anchors the retail center at 214 SE Walton Boulevard across [...]

Big Whiskey’s to Open New Restaurant location in Republic

2017-02-13T14:15:17+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Featured, News, Opening|

REPUBLIC, MO.—Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® brings its legendary character and great food to Republic, MO. The restaurant franchise continues to expand with the purchase of a new location, turning a former Ruby Tuesday into a new Big Whiskey’s restaurant and bar. Paul Sundy, co-founder of Big Whiskey’s, announced, “We are excited to be part of the Republic community. Finally, our guests who live and work there will have a Big Whiskey’s of their own.” Offering friendly service and a wide variety of award-winning food, Big Whiskey’s has something for everyone; including exceptional flavors for every bar connoisseur. Now serving over [...]

Big Whiskey’s Wins BIG at Wingapalooza!

2017-02-02T10:16:59+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Events, News|

Big Whiskey's raised the most money to benefit area children (SPRINGFIELD, MO) America’s oldest buffalo wing festival in Springfield, MO is a yearly fun event to raise money for charities of the Sertoma Club, a local service organization that supports foster home care for children.  At the 16th Annual Wingapalooza held at Springfield’s Expo Center, Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant and Bar® took home First Place in helping with the event’s primary mission. We won ‘Clucks for Bucks,’ a donation contest among all the restaurants at Wingapalooza, to collect the most money for the Sertoma Club. “I have to say that [...]

Big Whiskey’s Announces Newest Rock Stars

2017-02-02T10:46:20+00:00 January 30th, 2017|News|

Employee Recognition is kind of a big deal here. (SPRINGFIELD, MO) Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® is a fun place to eat and drink, and an equally fun place to work! Our people are our Rock Stars and we wanted to show the love. So in December we started ‘Rock Star Recognition’ to give a big shout-out to those employees who have gone above and beyond in performing their job duties. Check out our December winners: Taylor Alton and John McCullough (Downtown), Shane Coffey and Rachel Orrell (Republic Road), Caleb Moos and Ryan Strunk (Battlefield Rd.), Kristen McGowan and [...]

Big Whiskeys Nominated in 13 ‘Best Restaurant’ Categories

2017-02-02T10:46:59+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Featured, Food, News|

Big Whiskey’s wins 417 Magazine’s ‘Best Of’ for Great Bar Food! (SPRINGFIELD, MO). Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® wins the 417 Magazine’s Choice awards for Best Branson Restaurant! (We LOVE you, Branson!) But BW also won the one and only ‘customer write-in win’ for Best Bar Food! Big Whiskey’s district manager Brad Farrar is real proud of this, because no sacrifices are made to distinguish between food served at the restaurant or at the bar. “Our bar food and restaurant food are from the same menu. It doesn’t matter where you sit or how late you come in, our [...]

Springfield Restaurants Make Christmas Giving Fun

2017-01-16T11:25:53+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Events, News|

Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® adopts local families for Christmas (Springfield, MO). Employees at Big Whiskey’s ‘adopted’ local families again this Christmas and raised over $4000 with 2 fun events. For the fourth year, each of the Big Whiskey’s Springfield area restaurants sponsored Angel Trees. Customers were invited to participate at the end of their meal by purchasing an ornament for the Angel Tree, which goes directly to helping families in each stores area. Different color ornaments mean different size donations, and the colorfully-decorated trees raised more than $2,000! Big Whiskey’s on Battlefield Road held a free all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. [...]

Big Whiskey’s Donates $5000

2016-12-20T18:53:49+00:00 June 20th, 2016|News|

Springfield MO-- Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar has, for 10 years, supported a number of local charitable causes.  For the last 3 years, the company has raised funds for Ambassadors for Children but this year was special. During the month of May, all 5 Big Whiskey’s locations held contests and special events as well as individual employees who committed their time & effort with the result being an incredible donation of $5000. Ambassadors for Children is a cause-related subsidiary of the Council of Churches of the Ozarks that is a foster parent recruitment agency serving Greene, Christian and Taney [...]

1 Million in 1 Year

2016-10-17T12:20:07+00:00 May 20th, 2016|News|

May 19th we celebrated a HUGE milestone in our company. From May 1st, 2015 - May 1st, 2016, we have served over 1 million guests! We decided to throw a party for our guests who have helped us reach that goal. We featured an appetizer buffet as well as FREE Buffalo Chicken Dip ALL DAY! It was a great success and we couldn't have done it without all of our loyal BW Family and Friends. Thank you for helping us get to where we are today.