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Making it Matter in Nashville: An Amazing First Year

NashvilleTo all who welcomed us when we first opened our Opry Mills location, thank you! And to everyone who supported our fundraising efforts for uniformed American Heroes, we are especially grateful. Your generosity humbles us. Among the many highlights:

Even More Proud to Be Part of Evansville

Evansville Wow. What a year! So much has happened during our first year in Evansville, it’s hard to keep track. But very easy to feel grateful for the warm welcome we received in this wonderful community. And, for the generosity of all who helped our local heroes.

The Greatest of the Greatest Honored in Greenbelt

PedevillanoHe was the youngest bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps' 306th Bomb Group, flying six combat missions before being shot down by Nazi fighter pilots in 1944. He and his crew were later taken as prisoners of war before being liberated by U.S. Army forces under General George S. Patton. In 2015, at age 93, he received the Presidential Unit Citation, with one Oak Leaf Cluster, for extraordinary heroism in combat.

Happy Birthday to Our National Anthem

All RiseIt is an indelible reminder of our freedom, inspired by terrifying attacks on American soils during the War of 1812. Penned by Francis Scott Key at Fort McHenry in Baltimore — after 25 hours of bombardment from exploding 200-pound shells —"The Star Spangled Banner" began as...

Catch Our Latest Specials from the Bayou and Beyond

Let the good tastes roll. It’s still Mardi Gras around here, with a celebration of flavors from fresh seafood to bold Bourbon Street corn and old fashioned Coconut Cream Pie.

Smoked Salmon: Heart-healthy and full of hearty flavor! Thick cuts of fresh salmon dusted with our special seafood seasoning and hot-smoked to flaky tenderness. Just in time for Lent and perfect as an entree or salad topper.

Honored to Host a Hero's Re-Enlistment in Fort Myers, FL

Heidy JimenezPetty Officer 2nd Class Heidy Jimenez re-enlisted in the US Navy this week. At MISSION BBQ.

Arriving just before noon for our daily salute to the National Anthem, PO2 Jimenez raised her right hand and was officially sworn in by LCDR Jovanni Conway. With the Navy flag waving outside and many well-wishers proudly applauding her commitment, we couldn’t have been more honored to...

Honored to serve an American Hero from the Battle of Iwo Jima

72 years ago this week, one of the bloodiest South Pacific battles of World War II had just begun. Seven thousand Marines lost their lives during the five weeks of fighting. Among the survivors was Carlos Showalter, an 18-year-old line sergeant with Marine Company C-1-23, which suffered a 94 percent casualty rate. “When it was all over,” Showalter said, “Only 38 returned home. By the grace of God, I was one of them.”

Steak, Potato & Cobbler, Scheduled for Departure.

BPSThey’re big on flavor, but only around for a few more days. So hurry in now for our Black Plate Special, Seasonal Side and Sweet. Here’s what still waiting for you:

All You Need Is Love. And BBQ.

Valentine's DayThey say the way to one’s heart is through their stomach. At MISSION BBQ, we couldn’t agree more—which is why every Valentine’s Day you’ll find us making the moment special with white tablecloths and candles. And, of course, our love of serving you authentic American BBQ.

Customers Help Raise over $228,000 for Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across AmericaYOU make the difference. Your generous support of the MISSION BBQ American Heroes Cup helped raise $228,664 for “Wreaths Across America.” This special program honors veterans by laying wreaths on their headstones at Arlington and other hallowed cemeteries—and your donation will help sponsor 15,000 wreaths during the 2017 holiday season.

A Magical Moment in Wyomissing, PA

WinchesterWe call them “Magical Moments” at MISSION BBQ. Extra special times when we are privileged to serve, proud to be part of someone’s happiest memories and, yes, moved to tears by the occasion.

If These Walls Could Talk, They’d Tell You About Service | Marjorie K. Eastman

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She served as a U.S. Army intelligence officer and commander. Her ten years of military service included two combat deployments with Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. She was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service and received the Combat Action Badge.

Gear Up: Say Thanks to Your Hometown Heroes, One Cup at a Time

American Heroes Cup You know them as local fathers and mothers. Sons and daughters. A brotherhood and sisterhood braving danger and protecting us from it. Living around the corner, working around the clock, they are neighbors that the rest of Our Community can’t live without.

Proud to Join the King of Prussia Community

KOPSo far, 2017 looks like a great year ahead. Especially when we get to be part of such an exceptional community as King of Prussia, PA. 

Big Game Appetite? How To Do It Right.

First things first: This is the BIG game. The one you’ve been waiting for all season. So now is NOT the time for mini-mouthfuls. You want plump, meaty, pack-some-punch flavor made special just for this once-a-year event.

Because We Can...

All RiseWhy do we stand for our National Anthem? Because we're proud Americans, grateful for 
our country's freedom. Because we're not afraid to show that pride, standing alongside Our Uniformed Hometown Heroes, active military, veterans, and family. We stand tall with 
hands on our hearts, teaching our children this is how it's done. This is what we do before sporting events, before important community gatherings, before God.

Our New Year Black Plate Specials

BPSIf you’re a steak and potato kind of guy (or gal!), our latest Black Plate Special, Seasonal Side and Sweet are sure to satisfy your appetite for these perfect partners.

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