Fast-growing restaurant chain Dickey’s Barbecue plans to open eight additional stores in Ohio and Northern Kentucky.

Current franchisee brothers Kevin and Randy Daniel had previously signed an agreement for five restaurants in the region, with two of them already in operation. The new deal means the brothers will open a total of 13 Dickey’s restaurants and they now own the Dickey’s franchise rights for the entire region.

Once fully executed, the Daniel’s two agreements will effectively double the number of Dickey’s locations in Ohio from 8 to 16.