• Puckett’s x Bridgestone: Bringing BBQ to the Arena
    We scored. Big time! Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant has teamed up with Bridgestone Arena ::: starting with the Nashville Predators' opening weekend on October 8th, yours truly will be the exclusive BBQ restaurant in Bridgestone! Meaning that you can enjoy Puckett’s slow ‘n’ low cherrywood smoked meats -- and homecooked sides too --…
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  • Smokin’ On Food Network [Burgers, Brew & ‘Que]
    Not too long ago, we hosted a crew of Food Network folks and one hilarious bald dude for a day of mac 'n' cheese, BBQ and brew. We're excited to say we can FINALLY spill the beans.... the filming was for Burgers, Brew & 'Que, a new Food Network show hosted by…
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  • Straight Grillin’ – Puckett’s Turkey Burger Recipe
    Ah... Memorial weekend! Barring Fourth of July, we can't think of a more patriotic holiday. It brings to mind sunny skies, American flags, cold brew, country on the radio and backyard grilling. (And of course we always take time to remember the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces. Members…
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  • Historic Homestead Manor Holding Job Fair, May 4
    Homestead Manor—one of our new concepts that will include a restaurant, event venue and working farm!—is holding a job fair to fill nearly 70 staff positions Monday, May 4 at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Cool Springs. Available roles include a maitre d’, restaurant managers, chefs, servers, hosts, line…
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  • 50 Pearls Discovered in Boat House Oyster
    So how's this for a lucky day? One sweet lady was feasting on oysters at Puckett's Boat House on Thursday, and dove into her last oyster. And when she did......... 50 PEARLS SPILLED OUT! Yes, fifty. Crazy stuff. And this has gone viral! We're talking ABC News and Eater--and it's jumped the Atlantic…
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  • Winner, Winner: NBJ’s “Best in Business!” [WOW]
    by Claire Marshall Crowell Director of Operations of A. Marshall Family Foods Inc. Raised by the Fork This past week we experienced an incredibly proud moment for our family business. We were one of the finalists in the Nashville Business Journal's Best in Business Awards, in the 101-500 employees category,…
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  • Blue Ribbon Show, Hosted By Yours Truly.
    It seems the world is in the midst of discovering Nashville and everything that helps make this city so great. Well, not to toot our own horn, but we’ve been bragging on this city for years! We love everything about this town, including all of the local businesses and institutions…
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  • Time Flies: Puckett’s In Franklin Celebrates 10th Anniversary
    This appeared in Franklin Home Page December 3, 2014. By Michael Ackley. Puckett's Grocery and Restaurant in downtown Franklin will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary Thursday. Claire Crowell, director of operations for Puckett's and daughter of owner Andy Marshall, said she "can hardly believe" the restaurant is entering its second…
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  • What is the point of Thanksgiving?
    This appeared in StyleBluePrint in November 2014. By Cathi Aycock StyleBlueprint Williamson County have the right idea when it comes to Thanksgiving. Grab your Wonder Woman cape and order some better-than-homemade for Thanksgiving. Then you can relax and enjoy your family. (The whole point of the holiday, right?) Holiday takeout used to…
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  • Puckett’s Patios: Dog Days of Summer
    This story appeared on the Nashville Originals website in September 2014. Over are the dog days of summer. Those long, let-your-tongue-hang-out kinds of days and hot summer nights. The weather’s cooling off, the tree line’s changing hues and there’s something in the air that makes you want to sit on…
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  • Puckett’s Among Inc. 5000 America’s Fastest Growing Companies of 2014
    Can you believe it?! A. Marshall Family Foods--which owns and operates our Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant locations, Puckett’s Boat House and GRAY’S on Main in Franklin--was recognized this month on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies, y’all! With 300-plus employees, our family-owned restaurants and hospitality venues…
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  • Puckett’s Receives TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate Of Excellence
    We couldn’t be happier than a pig in the mud! Puckett’s has been awarded a TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence, and it’s all because of Y’ALL, our awesome customers who keep this business going strong! The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments around the world that…
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  • USA Today Captures Gov. Christie’s Puckett’s Arrival
    On Friday, we were honored that Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam brought New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to Puckett's 5th & Church, before delivering his speech at the Tennessee Republican Party's Statemen's Dinner. A big ole crowd turned out to shake Gov. Christie's hand--we couldn't believe all the hoopla! Luckily, USA TODAY captured…
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  • Progressive Wine Tasting in Columbia Helps Restore Downtown, Oct. 17
    We don't know about you, but when we think of downtown Columbia’s Main Street we picture old-world charm with unique retail and dining establishments. Next Thursday, Oct. 17 Main Street will host a community-centered event that goes along with that vintage aesthetic. Join us for "Uncorked On Main Street," a…
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