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Recognizing Nancy C. with a Random Act of BBQ
From The Smoker

Nancy Collins is a warm source of happiness for the Thomasville location. Serving smiles since opening day, she is known for her kind heart and welcoming personality. She is always looking out for others and noticed that her team had been working really hard and thought that they could use something to sweeten their day.  To thank all her team members for […]

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Nominate a First Responder for Free BBQ
From The Smoker

There’s no doubt about it. First Responders have been the true heroes of our communities for as long aswe can remember, but especially over the past two years. With the COVID pandemic in full force, these selfless folks have been first on the scene when we need ‘em most, working long shifts and extra hours […]

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Pick of the Pit Combos are Back
From The Smoker

Life’s full of tough choices, but there are some we just don’t think you should have to make. Like havin’ to choose a favorite child. Or deciding on just one BBQ fixin’. Lucky for you, Pick of the Pit Combos are back, so you won’t have to. Tuck into your very own plate piled high […]

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5 Ways To Celebrate Sonny Tillman’s 92nd Birthday
From The Smoker

It all started with a man who loved BBQ. Sonny Tillman, founder of Sonny’s BBQ is turnin’ 92 on August 14, and we’re sure excited to celebrate. Here are a few ways for you to join in on the fun. Get yourself a Sliced Pork Big Deal with a side of BBQ Beans Sonny’s all-time […]

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Random Acts of BBQ: July Roundup
News

Spreadin’ the spirit of BBQ is not just about servin’ up some smokin’ good ‘Q, it’s also about servin’ it up with kindness. This past month, our Winter Haven team had the opportunity to recognize Zachary Kirkland, 14-year-old founder of Silly Sock Saturdays, a non-profit organization created to bring happiness to children in hospitals. Zachary’s […]

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BBQ & A: Best Ways To Enjoy Your ‘Q To Go
News

We’re bringing you the best BBQ in town, right from the smoker to your kitchen table. For your ultimate Sonny’s at home experience, we answered a few of your reheatin’ questions that will take our slow-smoked masterpieces to the next level. If you’re pickin’ up for curbside for takeout, taking your leftovers home, or running […]

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Volunteer Week: ‘Q the Kindness With Us
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Happy volunteer week BBQ lovers. We would like to take this opportunity to highlight our team members who donate their time and talents to make the world a better place while inspiring others to do the same. Our Chief Kindness Officer, Kennon enjoys spending time volunteering with Best Buddies, an international organization that aims to […]

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Random Acts of BBQ: March Roundup
News

We’ve been out and about celebrating the good deeds of our Random Acts of BBQ recipients. It warms our hearts to share the stories of our hometown heroes and celebrate all that they do. We threw a Random Act of BBQ for Samantha Upham, who was nominated based on her true form of selflessness. She […]

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Events

Bring a little more Sonny’s into your life with local events, such as how-to classes and customer appreciation events.

5 Ways To Celebrate Sonny Tillman’s 92nd Birthday
Events

It all started with a man who loved BBQ. Sonny Tillman, founder of Sonny’s BBQ is turnin’ 92 on August 14, and we’re sure excited to celebrate. Here are a few ways for you to join in on the fun. Get yourself a Sliced Pork Big Deal with a side of BBQ Beans Sonny’s all-time […]

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Random Acts of BBQ: June Roundup
Events

A little act of kindness can go a long way. This month we had the opportunity to reward some truly deserving heroes with a BBQ on us. We sure love recognizing those who do everything they can to spread kindness throughout their community. We had the pleasure to work with Lauren Herre and her sisters […]

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Cater a BBQ for your Dad or Grad
Events

Let Sonny’s BBQ cater pork, ribs, brisket, chicken & more to your next celebration. There sure is a lot to celebrate this summer. Father’s Day is just around the corner, and we reckon your graduate might like to throw a party too. As the weather heats up, we’re firing up our smokers to give your […]

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10 Tools You’ll Need for Grilling Season
Events

Think you have what it takes to become a Pitmaster like Shannon Snell? We believe in you and want to set you up for success. With the right  BBQ tools and equipment, you’ll be smokin’ up some BBQ that will be sure to make your guest’s mouths water this grilling season. We asked Shannon what his must-have gadgets and we think these will do just the trick.   […]

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