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Meet Dave

This week’s spotlight is on Dave.  Apparently, he’s been waiting forever for his interview.  Sorry I took so long, Dave!  So read on and let’s get to know him! Quick Facts: Name: Dave Walker Age: 42, Birthday February 21 Position: Chef/Kitchen Manager Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA […]

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Meet Malachi

This week’s staff spotlight is on Malachi!  He very patiently waited for our interview, so without further ado… Quick Facts: Name: Malachi Spruill Age: 21, Birthday April 5th Position: Server/bartender Hometown: Windsor, VA Favorite WHBC  Beer: I don’t drink beer Favorite WHBC Food: Pork Parmesan Education: Windsor High School, Radford […]

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Meet Will

Welcome to this week’s staff spotlight.  Let’s have a chat with Will, shall we? Quick Facts: Name: Will Pruden Age: 29, Birthday May 15th Position: Dishwasher/prep cook Hometown: Smithfield, VA Favorite WHBC  Beer: Isle of Wheat Favorite WHBC Food: Chicken Wings Education: Smithfield High School WHBC: Hey Will!  I’ll […]

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Meet Peter

This week’s staff spotlight is on Peter, our newly clean shaven bartender/manager.  Let’s have a look… Quick Facts: Name: Peter Catron Age: 27, Birthday Sept 17th Position: Manager Birthplace: Carrollton, VA Favorite WHBC  Beer: NAP Porter Favorite WHBC Food: Shrimp & Grits Education: Smithfield High, Virginia Tech, […]

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Meet Tom

Tom is the creator of my all time favorite WHBC food – the Shrimp and Grits.  Seriously, you need to run your buns down here on a Sunday to get some.  Best thing ever.  I surprised him with his interview because […]

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Meet Betty

I had to catch Betty in between tables to fit her interview in – the pub was packed while we were talking!  If you’ve visited our local restaurants anytime in the last two decades, chances are you’ve seen Betty around. […]

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Meet Traun

This week, we will spotlight Traun.  I caught him for a few minutes before his shift last week. Quick Facts: Name: Traun Greene Age: 36 – Bday Nov 24 (he’s 2 days older than me!) Position: Kitchen supervisor Birthplace: Smithfield, VA Favorite WHBC Beer: Bell Ringer […]

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Meet Sam

This week’s staff spotlight is near and dear to my heart.  We focus in on Sam.  Normally I head up to the pub to do these interviews, but she’s my kid, so we sat down before school one day to […]

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Meet Greg

This week’s staff spotlight features our Brewmaster, Greg.  I hung out with him for a bit while he was brewing one Sunday. Quick Facts: Name: Greg Bullis Age: 46 Position: Brewmaster Birthplace: Alexandria, VA – moved to Newport News at age 9 Favorite WHBC Beer:  Bell […]

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Meet Meagan

This week’s staff spotlight focuses on one of our managers, Meagan.  We had ourselves a fun little conversation before opening one day last week…    Quick Facts: Name: Meagan Pugh Age: 29 (she turns 30 on May 24th!!!) Position: Manager Birthplace: just outside Philadelphia, […]

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