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  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Feb 16 2011   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
It is more than just being too cold or too much snow. Just over 25 years ago I was in an auto accident on the snow that killed one person and broke my femur in 4 places. Now just how much money would ...
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Feb 01 2011   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
Sounds like a good time. I know they are calling for 12-15 inches in KC. BTW, I am in Phoenix......60 degrees right now. Very Happy
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Jan 28 2011   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
Glad is going to be OK. It's a reminder that it can all stop in a blink of an eye.
  Topic: Cost increases...when to change menu prices
smooookin

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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Jan 28 2011   Subject: Cost increases...when to change menu prices
I almost mentioned raising your prices, when I stopped in November, we got a lot of food for (in my mind) not very much money. I haven't gotten to that point yet, may still be a ways out, but, right n ...
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Jan 19 2011   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
Pete, that sign is a gazillion times better than what you had. Looks great.
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Jan 15 2011   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
Keep in mind, selling the big smoker will loosen up some cash to possibly pick up the extra cooler that may be needed. Sometimes in business as I am sure some if not all of us have learned is that occ ...
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

Replies: 828
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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Jan 15 2011   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
OK, so personally what I think we need to do as a "team' is put our collective heads together and figure out a way to drive traffic to the Q working with what we have. I know there are some creat ...
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

Replies: 828
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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Jan 14 2011   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
I have followed this thread from page one. My book mark goes to the commercial bbq page. That being said, having looked Pete in the eye and enjoyed his food and at the risk of stirring a simmering pot ...
  Topic: Leasing a building questions.
smooookin

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Views: 3126

PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Dec 23 2010   Subject: Leasing a building questions.
Any lease I have ever signed stated I was responsible for darn near everything but the bricks and sticks. An owner got me once on a furnace, yes I had to repair or replace it. From that point on I mad ...
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Dec 09 2010   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
If Buckingham's is winning I think I know why you are slow. The people in Columbia wouldn't know the difference between peanut butter and steak when it comes to good food. That place has got to be one ...
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

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Views: 245358

PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Dec 06 2010   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
Brisket Chilli is da bomb!! I have been threatening to cook a brisket for that very reason.

How bout breakin out the airbrush and putting flames around the building?
  Topic: What have you done right?
smooookin

Replies: 10
Views: 2398

PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Nov 22 2010   Subject: What have you done right?
Guys thanks for the replies.
Being self employed I can relate to lean times and long hours. For years starting out I would show up at 8 and work till 2 or 3 in the morning. Too old for that now.
I ...
  Topic: Best "B O O K'S" to read on opening a restaurant?
smooookin

Replies: 37
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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Nov 21 2010   Subject: Best "B O O K'S" to read on opening a restaurant?
Anyone that owns a business thinks about the problems at hand, in the future and how to make it better way after the "clock hours". I have owned my own business for 20 years, I have had seve ...
  Topic: What have you done right?
smooookin

Replies: 10
Views: 2398

PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Nov 21 2010   Subject: What have you done right?
Several here and on other boards have mentioned wanting to open a little BBQ joint. With jobs and time the way they are, I think, many are looking to rely on themselves for an income instead of waitin ...
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Nov 21 2010   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
I checked out that monster Monday afternoon when I stopped by. I wish I was ready to pull the trigger, I would be picking it up this weekend.


OK, here are a couple of observations since I have b ...
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Nov 18 2010   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
Sorry I was slow to post on here, LOL, I guess three days of sleeping on the ground took it's toll!

I want to thank you for taking the time to visit and show me around. We had the ribtip sandwich ...
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Sep 13 2010   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
Great news!! I am sure his cardiologist would have had his own heart attack knowing your dad was going from the hospital to a steak house!I like his style! Laughing
  Topic: UDS...Charcoal basket to grate?
smooookin

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PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sep 11 2010   Subject: UDS...Charcoal basket to grate?
Mine, the grate is 8 inches from the top, that gives me room for rib racks.
  Topic: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
smooookin

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PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Sep 11 2010   Subject: SHOTGUN PETE'S BBQ SHACK
Praying for a speedy recovery.
  Topic: What do you think?
smooookin

Replies: 15
Views: 3181

PostForum: Commercial BBQ   Posted: Sep 07 2010   Subject: What do you think?
Just my opinion. Do regular people stop eating BBQ because it is cold? If you have never made brisket Chili, try it. Folks will be knocking your door down for it.
 
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