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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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.



Annie is a recent ETSU Graduate with a major in Political Science and a Minor in Legal Studies. Annie is a Kingsport Native that loves great BBQ and has a heart for the community and serves as the Kids Director at Mafair United Methodist Church.

If she’s not at church or serving up Braeden’s Award Winning BBQ she likes to be in nature, hiking, kayaking or seeing a movie.