Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill, a full-service bar and fire grill restaurant operating 66 locations and employing 3,700 people, announced the appointment of Ryan Esko as chairman, president, and chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill is planning for new restaurants in several U.S. markets.Three new restaurants are set to open in 2015. The first will open in Peabody, Massachusetts March 9, and the second will open in Chicago in late July.
Roger J. Drake, a veteran marketing executive and media expert, has joined Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill as senior vice president of marketing. Drake, 52, most recently was SVP of marketing, corporate communications and sales for Morton’s Restaurant Group.