Opening

Republic A Huge Success, Big Whiskey’s Toasts to 6th Store

2017-09-19T11:02:43+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Events, News, Opening|

On Saturday, August 19th, Big Whiskey's American Restaurant & Bar officially cut the ribbon to a crowd of over 200 waiting in line to get their first taste in Republic, MO – and broadcast the festivities via Facebook live video. Earlier this summer, Big Whiskey's celebrated their 11-year anniversary while construction was underway at their sixth corporate store, and their first free-standing restaurant location. The ribbon cutting ceremony concluded a week of final staff training, community engagement and a social media blitz. On-site to help with opening ceremonies were members of the Republic Area Chamber of Commerce, local community officials and [...]

First Stand-Alone Big Whiskey’s Location to Open in Republic, MO

2017-09-19T11:06:19+00:00 August 13th, 2017|News, Opening|

August 10, 2017, Springfield MO—Big Whiskey's is at it again! Right on the heels of "Back to School" season, Big Whiskey's American Restaurant & Bar is prepping for the Grand Opening of their newest location in Republic, Missouri. "It's always a crazy busy, but exciting time for us when we're getting ready for a store opening," states Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Operations, Paul Sundy. "Lots of moving parts happening, but there's definitely a buzz of energy and anticipation surrounding our entire team." The newest Big Whiskey's location boasts a few "first-times" for the 11-year old restaurant brand. In [...]

Now Fully Open – Lee’s Summit Gets Ready to Cut the Ribbon!

2017-06-12T19:36:23+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Events, News, Opening|

Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® in Lee’s Summit is getting out the scissors! The Lee’s Summit restaurant location is now fully open! Join us in celebration, on June 15th at 4:00 pm, when the Chamber of Commerce welcomes the new Lee’s Summit restaurant and the ribbon cutting ceremony takes place. The grand opening was held on the May 19 – 21 weekend and was an outstanding success! Early morning rain did not deter attendees. By 8:00 a.m. a line was already starting to form. The skies cleared, and almost two hundred people waited to get in the doors. A huge [...]

Big Whiskey’s gets ready to open in Lee’s Summit

2017-05-25T13:52:27+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Featured, News, Opening|

(Springfield, MO) Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® will unveil its newest family friendly restaurant in Lee’s Summit, MO, just outside Kansas City, with a public grand opening during the May 19-21 weekend. To celebrate the opening the first 100 people that walk through the door will receive a special coupon book. The awesome book comes packed with 52 weeks’ worth of gift certificates for delicious food at Big Whiskey’s in Lee’s Summit. “We’re eager to introduce Lee’s Summit to the remarkable food, drinks and atmosphere that’s made Big Whiskey’s a legend in southwest Missouri for the past decade,” said [...]

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 Signs Franchisee for Kansas City

2016-10-17T12:21:47+00:00 April 26th, 2016|Featured, Franchise, News, Opening|

Big Whiskey’s Franchising has announced the signing of its newest franchisee in Kansas City.  H2B Restaurants recently secured the rights to open the first Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar franchise in the Kansas City, Missouri, metro area. H2B, a Missouri-based restaurant group owned by Ed House, Ryan Bohl, and J.D. House, had been considering the venture for some time.  “We’ve followed the growth of Big Whiskey’s for years and we’re excited to now be part of that expansion,” says Ed House, H2B’s managing partner.  “When we learned the Kansas City franchise was available, we knew it would be the [...]

‘The Best Wings Ever’ Coming to Bentonville

2016-12-20T18:53:50+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Franchise, News, Opening|

A new restaurant-slash-bar is making its way to Bentonville, and according to sources, it’s bringing “the best wings ever” with it. The eatery is Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar, a Springfield, Missouri,-based franchise that boasts a casual neighborhood restaurant/bar vibe. Shane Miller, a Springfield native who moved to Bentonville in 2008 to work for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., is the local franchisee who will open the company’s first Arkansas location. Miller expects the restaurant to open in Bentonville this fall. A preliminary site plan shows the building being built along Southeast Walton Boulevard across the street from the Four Points [...]

Big Whiskey’s adds new franchise, bottles own BBQ sauce

2016-12-20T18:53:50+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Franchise, News, Opening|

Springfield-based Big Whiskey's American Restaurant & Bar will expand into Bentonville, Arkansas with a new franchise store, the company announced Monday. "If everything goes right, we’re looking at (opening) September of this year," said Paul Sundy, chief operating officer. The Bentonville franchisee is Shane Miller, a business owner with a background in real estate. Big Whiskey's opened in 2006 with a location at 311 Park Central East. In the 10 years since, the company has opened four additional locations, in south Springfield, east Springfield, Ozark — and, in May 2015, Branson. The Bentonville franchise store would be the fifth. The [...]

SGF Chain Plans Major Expansion

2016-10-17T12:28:26+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Franchise, Opening|

Big Whiskey's is about to go national. A month ago, the Big Whiskey's American Bar & Grill brand expanded to Branson Landing, its fifth Ozarks location. But now, the ownership quintet declares that the region and the rest of the country is a potential home for up to 100 Big Whiskey's franchises. "We are hiring for all positions and for managers," co-owner Paul Sundy said. "We are kind of in the middle of our expansion plans over the next year to seven years. Our goal is to really blow this thing wide open." The plan? •To open a restaurant in [...]