New Business Alert – JJ Bub’s Barbecue – Jefferson Township, PA

jjbubsThe University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is proud to announce the opening of another local business, JJ Bub’s Barbecue, located in Jefferson Township, Pennsylvania.  As a result of SBA funding support from the Jobs Act, the SBDC was able to assist Kim and Jim Shorten launch their authentic Kansas City barbecue business. JJ Bub’s Barbecue specializes in pork, chicken, and beef brisket barbecue.

They attended the First Step, Starting Your Business workshop as well as the ServSafe Food Handler Certification class at the University of Scranton. The SBDC conducted research on their behalf and guided them through the regulations required in starting a food business.

JJ Bub’s Barbecue launched their barbecue business on the first day of the 2013 season of the Cooperative Farmers’ Market of Scranton. They smoke and serve nearby at Jesse’s Place, Scranton, PA. As savvy users of social media, they actively promote their business on Facebook.

For additional information, please call (570) 470-4663,,  friend them on Facebook at

About The University of Scranton SBDC

The University of Scranton SBDC provides no cost small business consulting services that are tailored to fit the needs of small business clients of Bradford, Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne & Wyoming Counties. The center offers confidential individualized assistance designed to identify and address the problems of small business owners as well as individuals interested in establishing a business. The program is jointly funded by the US Small Business Administration, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and The University of Scranton.
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