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meet the owner - reid burton

Reid bought Braedens in 2014, taking over a well known brand and making it even bigger, and better. He grew up right here in Kingsport so he knows the area, and loves the people. A husband, and father of 2 little girls Reid focuses on what's important: God, Family, Football and Great BBQ! 

In his spare time he is an active member of his church, an avid golfer and he stays focused on the community by Volunteering as the President of the Dobyns Bennet Boys Basketball Booster Club.

 
 
 
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OPERATIONS MANAGER - TROY JARVIS-COMI

Troy is a seasoned vet in the BBQ world. He's been with Braedens since 2005. It had always been his dream to be part of a restaurant. He loves seeing the smiles and sharing laughs while slinging the best BBQ around!

He is a father of 2 girls that are his whole world, along with his wife Brittany. In his spare time he loves to Fish and Hike. Troy remains active in the community and serves every week at church and together he and his wife sponsor an 11 year old named Lentz through Compassion International.

 
 
 
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MANAGER - JAQUELINE REESE

Jaqueline or “Jacq” as she is better known is a native of Kingsport. The oldest of 8 Brothers and Sisters she is proud to call East Tennessee Home. She loves her job and loves the work.

When she’s not working Jacq loves to cheer for her Tar Heels and play tennis. Come by Braedens for Lunch and she will greet you with a huge smile and a laugh!

 
 
 
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KITCHEN MANAGER - DALTON LADY

Growing up right here in Kingsport, Dalton loves anything outdoors. On his days off you can find him Golfing, Fishing or Hiking. He loves BBQ and his Favorite thing about Braedens is the people.