The announcement of the closure on the restaurant’s Facebook page also came with a teaser: “While it has been incredible, today will be our final day of service at our Avalon location. As we will now be switching our focus to opening a new set of doors in early 2019.”
According to Doty, King Barbecue simply wasn’t profitable. “I’m proud of what we did. I’m disappointed I couldn’t make it work,” he said.