Augusta Welcomes A New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Lee Kerr is now the proud owner operator of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Augusta.

“We are extremely excited for this new venture,” said Kerr. “Dickey’s is family oriented and also the nation’s fastest growing barbecue chain—this makes it a very unique experience.”

Lee Kerr has 30 years of experience in retail and restaurant marketing. Kerr will work nights and weekends as a shift leader and Belinda Kerr will be the manager. Lee and Belinda plan on opening three to five stores, one a year.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opened in 1941 in Dallas, Texas and began franchising in 1994. Dickey’s has 206 locations in 36 states nationwide.

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

Founded in 1941, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey’s is now the leader of fast-casual barbecue in the country. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants can now be found in 36 states and 206 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit Also visit our corporate Facebook page at Dickey’s: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.