Dec. 20, 2016
First-time franchisee and Virginia native, Mario Aguilar, announced a deal with Dickey's Barbecue Pit to open the concept's tenth Virginia location in 2017, according to a press release.
"Dickey's is a great brand that is well known throughout the nation and I am excited to be a part of it," said Aguilar, in a company news release. "Dickey's will do well in this community because there is a large need for slow-smoked barbecue, and I am proud to be the one to provide it."
Aguilar also owns several AT&T locations and has more than 10 years of industry experience.
"The Dickey family congratulates Mario Aguilar on opening his first Dickey's Barbecue Pit location in Virginia," Dickey's CEO Roland Dickey, Jr., said in a company news release. "Dickey's Barbecue Pit is growing rapidly across the nation, and we are always proud when we have the opportunity to add a new owner/operator to the Dickey's family."