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smokejack

(ˈsməʊkˌdʒæk)
n
(Cookery) a device formerly used for turning a roasting spit, operated by the movement of ascending gases in a chimney
[C17: from smoke + jack1]
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And Frank Pace of Smokejacks inspired so much interest and excitement about local and fresh foods that two eighth-graders decided to intern with him.
"Vodka is the drink of choice," confirms Kathleen Maloney, general manager of Smokejacks in Burlington, Vt., where the spirit accounts for 25 percent of the upscale restaurant's liquor sales.
Even though Smokejacks is a more wine-oriented establishment, the restaurant still stocks about 15 bottles of vodka, according to Maloney.
Whatever the day part, Smokejacks' clientele is older and more sophisticated, says Maloney.
Smokejacks relies on hand-selling, meaning first Maloney has to educate the staff.