Dixie Bones is a family owned company. The founder, Nelson Hill Head is originally from Birmingham, Alabama, where his family was in the grocery store business. Nelson graduated from Washington & Lee in Lexington, VA & decided to remain in Virginia. In 1996, Dixie Bones opened in Woodbridge where it maintains a reputation as the region’s best BBQ house. It has been mentioned in numerous restaurant publications & named one of the top 100 restaurants in the DC metropolitan area by Washingtonian Magazine. The Washington Business Journal has declared Dixie Bones to be the 22nd largest caterer in the entire metro area.