Joel Docking, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill (North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 590)
Joel Docking, Managing Partner at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Alpharetta, joined host John Ray on this episode of North Fulton Business Radio. Joel discussed what makes Firebirds unique, their delicious menu of hand-cut, hardwood grilled steaks, fresh seafood and more, how they navigated the pandemic and came out stronger, why philanthropy is a big part of their corporate culture, their support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation as well as first responders and veterans, and much more.
Joel Docking, Managing Partner, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
Joel Docking, Managing Partner of Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Alpharetta, has been in the restaurant business for over twenty years. He has previously managed O’Charley’s and Chuy’s Restaurants, and was also the Operations Director for O’Charley’s for seventeen years.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is located in Alpharetta across from the Avalon at the Atwater, off Old Milton Parkway. They are an American Restaurant and Steakhouse known for their scratch kitchen, bold flavors and inviting atmosphere. Enjoy their signature menu items including hand-cut, aged steaks and fresh seafood or their specialty crafted cocktails and select wines.
Join them for Happy Hour Monday – Friday from 4-7PM at the FIREBAR® or on the patio. They offer top-notch service and upscale dining at a modest price.
Questions and Topics in this Interview
- What makes Firebirds unique?
- Philanthropy is a big part of Firebirds’ corporate culture. Why is that, and who do you help?
- Talk about the process of FIREBAR®’s unique cocktails.
- With what the restaurant industry has endured over the past couple of years, Firebirds is going strong. What do you attribute its success to?
- What makes your Kids Menu stand out from your competition?
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