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Smokehouse Hospitality

With the 1st ever rights to the most iconic Texas BBQ brand, develop 8 western State territories as Company or investor partner locations

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Sandy, UT, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 80
  • Website

Company Summary

Sonny Bryan's is the country's most iconic barbecue restaurant brand serving authentic Texas barbecue for over 100 years and heretofore only in the DFW area. We acquired the right to and began developing locations in Utah and have since acquired the exclusive rights to 7 additional western states. Casual dining concepts are the fastest growing restaurant segment, the potential for growth is exponential, and no other prepare BBQ the way we do.


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    Steve Pruitt

    Owner EW Hospitality, operator of Sonny Bryan's/Toscano Italian Bistro restaurants

    Owner ARES Transportation, west's largest alternative fuel/CNG upfitter

    Owner Equiwest, Commercial Real Estate

    '82-'85: President Triad Properties commercial real estate

    '78-'81: Principal MHP Commercial Real Estate

    '75-''77: VP John Price Assoc. Commercial Real Estate

    BS Mathematics - NM Highlands University

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    Jeremy Ford

    Since '08: GM Equiwest Hospitality

    '06-'07: Forum Systems Group Project Manager Aloha Systems

    '05-'06: IT Manager Talulah G Retail Group

    BA Business Administration - UNLV

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    Josh Robinson
    General Manager

    General Manager - Smokehouse Hospitality

    '05-'10: Area Supervisor Abundant Brands Bajio Grill and Costa Vida restaurants

    '04: Grill Manager Ruth's Diner


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    Victor Taylor, Parr Brown
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    Hartle & Knighton