Ledo Pizza System Inc., a 100-unit pizza franchisor of the Ledo Pizza brand, announced today that the company is entering into a strategic partnership with Urban Bar-B-Que Company, a 5-unit barbecue franchise in the Washington, D.C. market.
The new partnership will initially focus on expanding the Urban Bar-B-Que footprint throughout the U.S. and Canada.
"This new partnership is a great opportunity for two leading and award-winning restaurant concepts to grow throughout the nation," said James Beall, president of Ledo Pizza. "We are happy to partner with a great company who shares our commitment to community and great food."
Urban Bar-B-Que is influenced by regional American flavors and was founded in 2003 by Dave Calkins and Lee Howard.
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