Players Sports Bar and Grill Names Executive Chef Tony Elliott new General Manager

Dickinson, ND
Tony Elliott, a founding employee and former Assistant General Manager/Executive Chef has been named the new General Manager of Players Sports Bar and Grill. Tony, who has over two decades of experience in the Hospitality industry, adds the title of General Manager to his position as Executive Chef. Tony’s job will be to maintain the high level of quality and service that Players has attained. “After our first year, we took a step back and analyzed the feedback and input that we had gotten from our customers”, explained Elliott. “We took this information and created a new menu, focusing on the Food and Specials that our customers wanted to see. This also gave us the opportunity to streamline our processes to give Dickinson a comfortable place with great food AND great service, day in and day out.”

Ron Johnston, Director of Strategy for The Fisher Group, which provides Management services to Players, announced the promotion this week. “We conducted a nationwide search to fill this role. But after several weeks, we came to the unanimous conclusion that the best candidate was already here! We think Tony is the best person to continue the great momentum we’ve built here at Players.”

Players Sports Bar and Grill is a full service restaurant which opened in Dickinson in January 2013. Players Sports Bar and Grill offers a full menu from steaks to seafood, salads to Brick Oven Pizza, and more. Players also includes Dickinson’s biggest sports bar with over 47 flat screen TV’s and all available sports programming from cable and satellite services. Players is located on 1st Avenue East in the heart of Dickinson.

About The Fisher Group, LLC
The Fisher Group is a management firm based in Dickinson, North Dakota with a Southwest Office in Chandler, Arizona. Founding Partner Mike Fisher has built a team of seasoned professionals with various skillsets in order to offer a comprehensive package of management services. These services include Financial Management, Capital investments, Accounting Services, Advertising and Marketing, Strategic Planning, Real Estate Development, Construction Management, Information Technology, and more. Current clients of The Fisher Group include Dickinson Ready Mix (DRM), Durus Industrial, Rock Solid Express, County Line Truck Stop, Camp on the Heart Campground, Tiger Discount Truck Stop, Players Sports Bar and Grill, County Line Industrial Park, and more.

Contact: Greg Medley, The Fisher Group at or 602.237.8800. Ext. 111