AUGUSTA, Maine, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbecue fanatics, Lee and Belinda Kerr, are getting ready to bring lip smackin' Dickey's barbecue to Augusta. The couple has signed a lease and they are ready to start serving Dickey's slow smoked barbecue in the community.
"We are extremely excited for this new venture," said Lee Kerr. "Dickey's offers a family-friendly atmosphere and is unlike any other fast casual chain out there."
Lee Kerr has 30 years of experience in retail and restaurant marketing. The couple will be dividing up the responsibilities of running their new location. Lee will work nights and weekends as a shift leader and his wife Belinda serve as the manager. With their multi-unit agreement, the couple plans on opening three to five stores over the next few years.
The new location is located at 23 Bangor Street. The store phone number is 207.213.1039.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened its first location in Dallas in 1941. Dickey's began franchising in 1994 and has continued to grow across the country. Dickey's currently has more than 200 locations in 36 states nationwide.
Dickey's Barbecue offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides and tangy barbecue sauce. All meats are slow smoked on-site in each restaurant. For more information, including a full menu, other restaurant locations and franchising opportunities, please visit www.dickeys.com.
About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants
Founded in 1941, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey's is now the world's largest barbecue chain. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey's is on track to maintain its 61% growth rate in 2012. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants can now be found in 36 states and over 200 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit www.dickeys.com. Also visit our corporate Facebook page at www.facebook.com/dickeysbarbecuepit. Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue