Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ recently received a 2015 Business Champions Award for Best Start-Up. The awards, which are a produced through a collaboration of the MetroHartford Alliance and Hartford Business Journal, celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of Hartford area privately held companies in categories including: Revenue Growth, Innovation, Workforce Practices, Community Involvement and Best Start-Up. Award winners were chosen from more than 50 nominees.
DELICIOUS, DETERMINED AND DISTINCT HARTFORD STARTUP COMPANY
With locations in Hartford and Windsor, Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ is determined to change the perception of barbecue. The casual dining establishment serves wood-smoked, Kansas City-style barbecue, sauces and sides. Watch a video with co-owners Cheryl and Jamie McDonald, who talk about the company’s beginnings and plans for growth.
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