concept in bbq
“The price of BBQ is eternal vigilance.”
– Thomas Jefferson
Everything can be smoked!
We push barriers beyond the traditional approach by offering fish, salads, sides, unique cuts and killer cocktails!
100+ years of combined human hospitality and culinary capital eager to take every guest on a culinary journey.
Director of Culinary
Jim brings 25 years of culinary experience with a passion and unique skill set for The Smoking Boar’s modern BBQ concept. Jim’s range of culinary expertise ranges from new American, Italian, BBQ and he has owned, operated and worked with many industry leaders. Jim’s experience and passion for smoking and staying at the forefront of modern cooking techniques and cuisine allows The Smoking Boar to take Oklahoman’s on a superb culinary journey.
Boo Hee Newman
Most recently, Boo Hee was the Head Chef for the well-known and well-reviewed Oklahoma City staple, Cheever’s Cafe, and has joined the ICM team as the Executive Chef of The Smoking Boar. Boo Hee’s 20 years of experience and passion for local, from-scratch cooking, along with her reputation within OKC, and incredible creativity, will allow locals to experience her diverse and innovative approach at The Smoking Boar.
Chef de Cuisine
Operating Partner & General Manager
Jason houses over 20 years of restaurant experience with a passion for locally driven concepts. Jason’s true passion of smoking and barbeque led him to develop his new hospitality company, Innovative Culinary Minds or ICM Concepts, with the development of his first location in OKC – The Smoking Boar. Driven by an insatiable desire to deliver a spin on traditional comfort food with the partnership of Jim Camp, Director of Culinary, and Former Head Chef of Cheever’s Cafe, Boo He Newman, help give birth the idea of a modern-day smokehouse.
Assistant General Manager
Roee Hoffman has been in the restaurant industry for over 10 years in the DFW area. He has worked in corporate restaurants as well as chef-inspired concepts with a passion for extreme hospitality. Most recently he contributed to Press Cafe restaurant in Fort Worth, which was recognized as one of the best restaurants in DFW. Now residing in OKC, he is ready to share his experience in service to ensure all guests of The Smoking Boar receive a warm welcome.