Smokey Bones


Fat Brands acquires Smokey Bones for $30M

The 18th deal for the owner of Johnny Rockets and Twin Peaks gives the company another casual-dining chain.


Smokey Bones to trim menu, sharpen service under new president

As COO, Hal Lawlor helped the barbecue chain return to its roots. Now, his target is guest satisfaction. "That elevated expectation is back," he said.

The former Long John Silver's CEO will be responsible for growing the two family-dining chains while scouting for acquisitions.

The new Sunday menu plays off the restaurant’s innovative way with meat but pays equal attention to fan-favorite cocktails.

Power outages and transportation difficulties are mentioned as the lingering effects of the storm that struck Florida and the Carolinas.

The chain’s three existing brands, plus two new ones, will live under one digital roof at Bite Hall, where customers can order from all five at once.

The casual dining chain decided to go all-in as it seeks to generate more takeout sales.

Robillard joined the barbecue chain a year ago as VP of marketing. She spearheaded the chain's "Masters of Meat" campaign and led a revamp of the beverage program.

The 61-unit chain says it will be the first casual-dining brand in the U.S. to have one.

Chef Peter Farrand launches a “protein candy store” to bring guests new experiences.

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