TURKEY DAY Meals and Deals!

Turkey Day and Puckett’s go hand in hand! We are accepting to-go holiday catering orders through Sunday, Nov. 19, with a special early bird offer available for those of you who place your order by Wednesday, Nov. 1! If you want to let us do the cookin’ and the cleanin’, here’s some good news — each Puckett’s restaurant will also host a Thanksgiving Day buffet and are currently taking reservations by phone!

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As you’d expect, the Puckett’s Gro. holiday catering menu includes Thanksgiving favorites like cornbread dressing, cranberry relish, squash casserole and more. We also offer protein options like roasted, smoked or fried turkey and smoked spiral ham, in addition to our famous smoked meats, like cherry wood-smoked pulled pork, slow-smoked beef brisket and smoked baby back ribs. Desserts include chocolate chess or pumpkin pie and several seasonal cobblers. The full menu is online at www.puckettsgro.com/holiday. Customers who book a to-go catering order of $100 or more from Puckett’s Gro. by Nov. 1 will receive a free half-pan of cobbler.

At the Boat House we’re serving up Southern classics with a twist, like oyster dressing, gumbo, white cheddar whiskey grits and peel and eat shrimp, plus homemade desserts like key lime pie, carrot cake, banana pudding and wedding cookies. The menu is online at www.puckettsboathouse.com/holiday. To-go catering orders of $100 or more from Puckett’s Boat House that are placed by Nov. 1 will include a free pecan pie. 

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For holiday office catering and catering for larger groups, we’re giving free dessert to the whole group with orders of $500 or more. Parties who host a holiday event at a Puckett’s location event space will also receive free dessert with an order of $500 or more!

Puckett’s Boat House boasts an upstairs dining space which can accommodate up to 30 guests.
Puckett’s Chattanooga has a private dining space that can accommodate up to 60 guests.
Puckett’s Columbia has three private event spaces. The Polk Room seats up to 30 people, the Mule Room seats up to 50, and the event space upstairs can accommodate 250 people.
Puckett’s Murfreesboro has a private room that can accommodate up to 40 guests.

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We have a holiday buffet at the Boat House on Thanksgiving Day at $29.99 for adults and $14.99 for children 12 and under. Reservations for seatings at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. are being accepted by phone at 615-790-2309.

We’re accepting reservations for Thanksgiving Day at all Puckett’s Gro. locations, offering seatings at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Prices vary. Call to make your reservation! 

Franklin: 615-794-5527
Boat House: (615) 790-2309
Nashville: 615-770-2772
Chattanooga: 423-708-8505
Columbia: 931-490-4550
Murfreesboro: 629-201-6916

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Puckett’s Love:: Nurses Breakfast Next Monday!

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We sure do love and appreciate our nurses! Our Chattanooga location is hosting its fourth “Nurses Breakfast” next Monday, October 23, from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Nurses who come in donning their scrubs will be able to enjoy a $6 breakfast buffet with eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, gravy, fruit and yogurt. Specially pried cocktails and drinks will be offered, and live music will be played by Chattanooga native Courtney Holder from 8 to 9 a.m.! Holder’s mother and grandmother are both nurses, and we have been lucky enough to have her play at every Nurses Breakfast thus far.

The idea to give third shift nurses their own version of a happy hour came to Max Stephenson, General Manager of Puckett’s Chattanooga, when he began to notice groups of nurses coming in early after a long night at the hospital.

“Our previous Nurses Breakfasts have been a blast, and we just want to encourage local nurses to come in for a hearty breakfast, live music and a good time with their colleagues.” said Stephenson. “Our nurses work incredibly hard for our community, and this is just a small way to thank them for their dedication.”

The last Nurses Breakfast was held in May, and over 100 nurses from Erlanger, Parkridge Medical Center and CHI Memorial Hospital attended the event.

Know any Chattanooga nurses? Help us spread the word so that we can celebrate as many as possible!

 

What we’re Fallin’ for :: Weeknight Specials at the Boat House!

Happy fall, y’all! The leaves are changing, the weather is cooling and we are celebrating. The Boat House patio is already the best place to eat, drink and play year-round, but with a beautiful autumn season rolling in, we’ve decided to make it even better.

We’ll kick things off this Thursday, October 12 with Cigar Night on the patio! Come out at 5 p.m. to enjoy whiskey and cigars on the patio while you chat with the makers. You can even grab some cigars or whiskey to take home. This week, we’ll be featuring the Arturo Fuente cigars from Nashville Smoke and Ale. We’re excited to know what you think about this special event!

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Next on the fall lineup is our new daily specials!

Margarita Monday: $5 Boat House Margaritas + beer buckets ~ $15 crafts, $13 domestics.

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Taco Tuesday: Half off Taco Baskets ($7) Chicken, Cod, & Shrimp. Served up with fries and slaw.

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Wine Down Wednesday: Half price all wine by the glass and bottles all day!

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Crab Leg Thursday: Available once a week only, we’re serving you a bucketload of crab legs with plenty of butter.

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Come kick off fall with us! It doesn’t get any better than our patio, friendly service and these sweet (& savory!) new deals. We’ll see y’all at the Boat House!

 

Snag Your CASA Playhouse Tickets!

Starting today & continuing through October, Puckett’s Gro. in downtown Franklin and Puckett’s Boat House will be selling raffle tickets to win the Williamson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)’s 2017 Playhouse. This incredible nonprofit provides volunteers to advocate in court on behalf of children in Williamson County who have been in situations of neglect or abuse.

As one of its largest fundraisers of the year, CASA sells raffle tickets for a playhouse donated by local partners. This year’s Playhouse was professionally designed and constructed by Franklin Firefighters Charities, and it is valued at approximately $6,000!

During the month of October, our guests  can purchase a raffle ticket for just $10 from either restaurant to be entered in the drawing to win the Playhouse. Tickets are typically sold for $20, and A. Marshall Family Foods — our parent company — will cover the remaining $10 for each ticket purchased.

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“We look forward to the CASA Playhouse drawing every year,” says Marianne Schroer, Executive Director at Williamson County CASA. “Diners at Puckett’s and Puckett’s Boat House who purchase a ticket are truly making a difference in the lives of children in Williamson County.”

Inspired by the designs of HGTV’s Chip and Joanna Gaines (we know y’all love some Chip & Joanna), the Playhouse will have details like a metal roof with an awning, an exposed beam interior ceiling complete with a chandelier, wiring for electricity and a custom-made front door. Um, yes please. Can we just live there?!

Tom Zazzetti, our GM at Puckett’s Franklin, has a very personal connection to the CASA organization. Originally from Joliette, Illinois, Tom and his family moved to the Franklin area nearly three years ago. While in Illinois, the Zazzettis began the process of gaining custody of their niece, Brooklyn. Her mother interacted with drugs, so Brooklyn became a ward of the state of Illinois. CASA of Will County provided Brooklyn with consultation, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

“We wanted to go through this process in the best way possible for Brooklyn. We worked with CASA of Will County for nearly 3 years, and they helped guide us through uncharted territory,” Tom says. “We were able to officially adopt Brooklyn in February of this year.”

When Tom started working as the new GM in Franklin, the ladies from CASA came in Puckett’s for lunch one day. Tom started talking to them and told them his story, and he wanted to get the restaurant involved with CASA. He mentioned the organization to our owner, Andy Marshall, and Andy absolutely loved the idea of supporting the Playhouse and CASA. We’re now entering our third year of selling Playhouse tickets, and we never cease to be amazed by the difficult and crucial work Williamson County CASA does for countless children and families in our community.

“The CASA organization guided my family through a difficult situation, and the support they’ve provided us has been amazing.” Tom says. “Fundraising is critical for CASA to be able to assist children and families who find themselves in the same situation that I was in, so the A. Marshall team is always eager to give back to them in any way that we can.”

All proceeds from raffle ticket sales will benefit CASA, and the winner will be drawn on the main stage during Pumpkinfest in Franklin at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, October 28!

Please call Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant in Franklin at (615) 794-5527 or Puckett’s Boat House at (615) 790-2309 with any questions. For more information about Williamson County CASA, visit www.williamsoncountycasa.org.

JOIN THE DEACON’S NEW SOUTH TEAM!

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Big news, y’all! With a mid-October opening date set, our company’s newest concept, Deacon’s New Southis hiring hosts, bartenders, servers and server assistants, porters, dishwashers and line cooks to round out its team. The restaurant, located just a block up from Puckett’s 5th & Church in the downtown Nashville business district, is continuing its job fair onsite today and tomorrow. Interested parties should come by Deacon’s at 401 Church Street today until 2 p.m. and tomorrow, Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Deacon’s New South is located inside the historic Life and Casualty Tower and will feature a creative, chef-driven menu with a focus on high quality cuts of meat and an extensive wine selection (with a certified level two sommelier on staff, oh yeah!!) The restaurant’s exposed wood-fire grill and prominent dry-aging room will be key visual elements, in addition to the art-deco influences inspired by details in the original space, like brass countertops and railings. Trust us, it’s going to be gorgeous!

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Billed as a modern and eclectic, Southern steakhouse concept, Deacon’s split-level design will also include two bars and a lounge that can be reserved for business lunches, private dinners and events.

Applicants should bring a current resume and valid photo I.D. to the job fair. For those who are unable to attend, applications can be completed online here. Follow Deacon’s on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for design updates and menu sneak peeks!