Local Entrepreneur Plans to Open His First Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Loudoun County
The new location isslated to open in Virginia in Fall 2017
(Loudoun,VA) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will be servingthe residents of Loudoun County delicious, Texas-style barbecue beginning inFall 2017. The new store’s owner, Chris Mills, is excited to embark on this newadventure with Dickey’s and have the opportunity to serve his communityslow-smoked barbecue.
“The Dickeyfamily congratulates Chris Mills on opening his first Dickey’s Barbecue Pitlocation,” says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.“Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is growing rapidly throughout the nation, and we areproud to continue our expansion in Virginia giving us the opportunity to servemore people Dickey’s authentic, Texas-style barbecue.”
Aftergraduating from George Mason University, Mills has constantly been looking fornew opportunities and found his most recent opportunity with Dickey’s BarbecuePit. Before beginning his new adventure with Dickey’s, Mills was in real estateand property management. After years of real estate, Mills decided he wanted toget into the restaurant industry and found a home in Dickey’s.
“Whenresearching franchising opportunities, Dickey’s ended up being the perfect fitfor me,” says Mills. “I have a passion for barbecue and I love having theopportunity to bring people together and Dickey’s is the perfect place to dothat.”
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About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s largest barbecue chainwas founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey with the goal of authenticslow-smoked barbecue. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in eachrestaurant living up to the company tagline, “We Speak Barbecue.” TheDallas-based family-run barbecuefranchise offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides,tangy barbecue sauce and free kids’ meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concepthas expanded to more than 570 locations in 43 states. This year Dickey’s wonfirst place on Fast Casual’s “Top100 Movers and Shakers” and ranked in the top ten of Franchise Times’ “Fastand Serious.” Dickey’s Barbecue Pit wasrecognized for the third year by Nation’s Restaurant News as a “Top 10 GrowthChain” and by Technomic as the “Fastest-growing restaurant chain in thecountry.” For more information, visit www.dickeys.comor for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.