Meet Smokey

PIT MASTER JAMES “SMOKEY” JONES

Pit Master James Jones takes his passion for barbecue seriously and it’s because of that he opened a restaurant inside the renovated Historic South Cle Elum Depot on April 20, 2013. “It’s a unique place and for that reason matched my vision,” Jones said.

Jones’ a former Boeing engineer and electronics consultant first got into barbecuing as a backyard hobbyist which evolved into a winning national and international competition circuit pitmaster. James says that his recipe for success comes from everything he’s learned from his immersion in those high-end competitions. “I’ve had a lot of mentors and it comes down to good beef and a good smoker. After that, it’s taste, tenderness, and appearance, the same criteria judges on the circuit use.

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Location

801 Milwaukee Ave
South Cle Elum, WA
98943

Hours

Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Sun
11:30 AM - 7:00 PM