How to Play Hooky in March(3/14/2014)-The college hoops tourney is a seasonal ailment that afflicts millions of Americans every March. And according to a survey conducted by the job outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., in just the first two days of the tournament it will cost U.S. employers more than $134 million through lost productivity as a result of employees watching games at work. The good news is that this condition is easily treatable, but it requires a day of rest at a place with plenty of smoked wings and HD televisions. Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill is the recommended treatment center — and this year, it’s offering ways for those afflicted to get out of work for a speedy recovery.
Nation’s Biggest Charity Thanksgiving Dinner Gets Bigger(11/1/2013)-Making the annual Thanksgiving meal is a big task. But imagine if the meal had to serve 15,000 people, and consisted of 4,000 pounds of turkey, 3,000 pounds of ham, 800 gallons of gravy, plus all the fixings. This is the meal Jason Gronlund, VP of Culinary at Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill, will be preparing along with an army of volunteers for the annual Helpings From The Heart Thanksgiving Feast in Orlando, Florida. Fortunately, Gronlund has experience in serving up thousands of meals on Thanksgiving, with this being his 18th year making the meal for the Salvation Army.