I start with the phrase that he is "my supervisor".
It would be in my advantage to cook something really good to bolster my rep as a cook and to make him happy!
I would just go buy a couple of briskets (probably flats) and cook them up.
You look good, he looks good, and I doubt that anyone (including him) would know the difference.
Small price to pay to avoid a potential "problem".
Let us know how it goes--OK?
"Flirtin' with Disaster" BBQ Team (RETIRED)
FBA and KCBS Cook and Judge.
Former owner of a WSM, a Smokey Joe, a Charbroil Commercial gasser (junk), and the legendary "StudeDera".
Now cooking with a FEC100, a Traeger Lil' Tex, and a Fast Eddy PG500
Proud Pellet guy cooking on real wood.