Joe Thomas and Joel Bitonio appreciate Cleveland PD with Mission BBQ buffet
May 24, 2016 - bbq set
Joe Thomas is also something of a grill connoisseur and an active member of a Cleveland community.
So on Friday, Thomas and associate descent lineman Joel Bitonio total those passions and visited a Second District Police Station as partial of a Browns’ First and Ten beginning and National Police Week.
“(We’re) kind of observant appreciate you,” Thomas said.
And they brought Mission BBQ, a new food sequence set to start opening opposite Northeast Ohio in June, as a token of their appreciation.
“As a Cleveland Brown, we form good relations with a troops officers in a city,” Thomas said, “and a series of a people in a second district work with a group on a weekends and they transport with us for games.”
The menu was an considerable one, too. Mission BBQ, that gathering adult from a soon-to-open store in Canton, supposing pulled pig sliders, jalapeno and cheese sausage (Thomas’ favorite) coleslaw, macaroni and cheese and more.
“It’s going to be a new BBQ grill in a Cleveland area that serves adult some extensive food. Everybody loves a good grill and it’s a flattering good quick and infrequent concept. But a idea behind it — and that’s a reason it’s called Mission BBQ — is since a large partial of what they do is giving behind to troops members, troops officers, initial responders,” Thomas said, “and it usually fits ideally entrance out here currently and thanking these group and women who work for a troops department.”
Thomas and Bitonio assimilated a officers during their change change and ate outward on a cruise table, articulate all from a Browns to a Cleveland Cavaliers’ postseason run.
“We’ve shaped a good relationship,” Thomas said, “and we suspicion it was suitable that we come out here during troops commemorative week and feed these troops officers some good aged fashioned Mission BBQ and appreciate them for all that they do for a community.”
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