CEDAR HILL, Texas, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dickey's Barbecue Pit location in Cedar Hill will now be owned and operated by Mark Kerr, who has been in the restaurant business for nearly two decades.
"I love interacting with people. The Dickey's brand speaks for itself, and the longevity was impressive. Great brand. Great people," said Kerr.
This is the only Dickey's location in Cedar Hill.
"I love the culture, the food and the people of Dickey's Barbecue. It's a great restaurant and business model to be a part of," said Kerr.
The restaurant remains anchored in Texas and celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.
"We are excited about developing the Cedar Hill location. It's important to reach out to any franchises that need assistance and do whatever we can to build the presence in every aspect," said Roland Dickey Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
There are 174 locations in 35 states, and holds a 46 percent growth rate with a goal of 200 stores by the year's end.
Dickey's Barbecue offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides and tangy barbecue sauce.
For more information, including a full menu, other restaurant locations and franchising opportunities, please visit www.dickeys.com.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue Pit