Skip to content

Smokey Bones menu revamp brings new dishes, including Tenderloin Medallions

Pork Sliders, Burnt Ends also added to barbecue-focused menu

Smokey Bones Fire and Grill rolled out new menu items at all of its locations. New dishes include the Burnt Ends; Bologna, Brisket or Pork Sliders; house-made BBQ chips; Tenderloin Medallions; as well as the Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie dessert. Chief Food & Beverage Innovation Chef Peter Farrand, Corporate Chef Howard Kleinberg and their teams developed these creations for 61-unit Smokey Bones as part of a Phase I menu overhaul.

Farrand worked at Shula’s Steakhouse for a decade while Kleinberg has celebrity chef status and owns his own barbecue restaurants.

Advertisements

“At Smokey Bones we are Meat Masters; the overhaul of our menu is central to the refocusing of our brand for accelerated growth,” said James O’Reilly, Smokey Bones chief executive. Traditionally, the menu at Aventura, Fla.-based Smokey Bones includes fire-grilled burgers, steaks and salmon. The casual-dining chain also offers its barbecue favorites, including barbecue ribs, hand-pulled pork, beef brisket, slow-smoked sausage, barbecue chicken, and sliced turkey.

Thick cut bologna, house-smoked and slathered with Carolina barbecue, comes on a slider bun, served with coleslaw and a pickle. Photo by Smokey Bones Fire and Grill.
Thick cut bologna, house-smoked and slathered with Carolina barbecue, comes on a slider bun, served with coleslaw and a pickle. Photo by Smokey Bones Fire and Grill.

Smokey Bones provided a description of the new dishes it introduced.

Smokey Bones new menu items

New appetizers

  • Smokey Bones Burnt Ends – Burnt ends are flavorful pieces of meat cut from the “point” half of a smoked brisket. The in-house blend of rubs created by Kleinberg brings out the flavor of the Burnt Ends
  • Smoked Bologna Sliders – Thick cut bologna, house-smoked and slathered with Carolina barbecue, comes on a slider bun, served with coleslaw and a pickle. Guests can also opt for House Smoked Brisket Sliders and House Smoked Pulled Pork Sliders
  • Housemade BBQ Chips – Smokey Bones seasons the house-made chips with its signature barbecue seasoning. These come with three dipping sauces: chunky blue cheese, barbecue and chipotle ranch

New entree

Smokey Bones Tenderloin Medallions – Twin 4-ounce Tenderloin Medallions are grilled to order and served with red wine sauce. The entree comes with a choice of two regular homestyle sides

Photo credit: Smokey Bones Fire and Grill

About the publisher of this restaurant news site.