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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 [...]

Fall Inspired Drinks Land at Big Whiskey’s

2017-09-21T17:10:32+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Drinks, News, Seasonal, Specials|

Tastes Like Fall Pumpkin Spice? (Insert “thumbs down” emoji.) Big Whiskey’s is bucking the oh-so-popular trend with three new Fall-inspired treats…the boozy kind, not the caffeinated latte kind! “Fall is this crazy time of year where seasonal flavors and scents take center stage. Social media has definitely heightened the frenzy, so we’re jumping on the bandwagon with our own autumn flavored cocktails,” explains Laura Head Elliott, Director of Marketing. Three new cocktails offer something for a wide range of demographics and spirit drinkers. The Golden Orchard Martini plays up the crisp, seasonal sweetness of [...]

Big Whiskey’s Launches Hurricane Fundraiser With Convoy of Hope

2017-09-19T11:53:07+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Featured, News|

Springfield MO—In the aftermath of one of the most prolific natural disasters in United States history, Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar has reached out to Convoy of Hope to collaborate on fundraising initiatives supporting Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. “When the storm hit on Friday night, we immediately went to our social media channels to send our thoughts and prayers to Texas. We offered a small token of complimentary dinner to anyone that might find themselves evacuating to southwest Missouri,” states Director of Marketing, Laura Head Elliott. “It wasn’t much, but we knew right away we wanted to help.” While [...]