November 11, 2015 // Franchising.com // Tulsa, OK – Billy Sims BBQ will open its first Enid, Okla., location on Friday, November 13 at 3518 W Owen K Garriott Rd. A grand opening celebration, with an appearance by legendary football player for the Detroit Lions, Heisman Trophy winner and restaurant founder Billy Sims, is planned for Sunday, December 6 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tulsa-based Billy Sims BBQ is the nation’s fastest growing fast-casual BBQ restaurant. The extensive menu includes nine meats, ranging from favorites such as ribs, brisket, pulled pork, chicken, to some unique offerings like turkey and bologna. All meats are smoked daily over pecan wood on-site at every restaurant, with careful attention to the proven recipe and process steps that have proven so popular among diners. Billy Sims BBQ completes the great dining experience with traditional sides – often with a twist – such as baked potatoes cooked in the smoker, potato salad, freshly smoked corn-on-the-cob, coleslaw, baked beans with brisket, green beans with bacon and entrée size salads with fresh vegetables.
“Oklahoma is our home base and we’ve had our eye on opening in Enid for a long time,” said Jeff Jackson, president of Billy Sims BBQ. “Oklahomans have come to love Billy Sims BBQ and we are excited to join the Enid community.”
Founded by University of Oklahoma running back and 1978 Heisman Trophy winner Billy Sims and co-founder Jeff Jackson, the popular Billy Sims BBQ brand has experienced phenomenal growth in recent years as BBQ enthusiasts embrace its special proprietary recipes and processes for preparing and smoking beef, pork, and more. The restaurant chain first began operation in 2004 and diners now enjoy 46 locations across five states.
For more information on Billy Sims BBQ, visit www.billysimsbbq.com.
Celebrating its 11th year, Billy Sims BBQ is a 46-unit, Tulsa-based fast casual concept serving premium BBQ smoked daily in-house with traditional sides. Founded by 1978 Heisman Trophy winner Billy Sims, and co-founder Jeff Jackson, Billy Sims BBQ is a unique franchise concept that is experiencing growth. As one of the top rated celebrity and athlete-owned restaurants, Billy Sims BBQ has an extensive menu of nine meats that are smoked daily in-house along with traditional sides like potato salad, smoked baked potatoes, smoked corn, coleslaw and entree size salads. Consistently rated one of the Best BBQ Restaurants in Oklahoma, Billy Sims BBQ opened 11 restaurants in 2014 along with two non-traditional units inside sports stadiums. Operating five states, Billy Sims BBQ is actively seeking franchisees for multi-unit developments in states throughout the country.
For more information visit: www.billysimsbbq.com or www.facebook.com/billysimsbbq.
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