Mutt's Sold to Edmond couple
On Monday Kevin and Laurel Wilkerson finalized purchase of Mutt's Amazing Hot Dogs from independent restaurateur Chris Lower and his partners.The Wilkersons are both retired Army, Kevin is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. The couple, who live in Edmond, got into the restaurant business opening Marco's Pizza franchises in the Oklahoma City metropolitan. Seeking an opportunity to take a concept of their own and franchise it, the Wilkerson's approached Lower and a deal was struck. The Wilkersons took over operations Monday morning.
Lower and chef Kathryn Mathis partnered with chef Cally Johnson on Big Truck Tacos before opening Mutt's, which was inspired by Hot Doug's in Chicago. Lower and Mathis have since partnered to open Back Door BBQ and Pizzeria Gusto, which opened last fall.
Details of the sale were not available.
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