(Dallas, TX) There is no doubt that the nation's largest barbecue franchise is in growth mode. This week, Dickey's Barbecue will open 7 new locations in different areas across the country. The new locations are in Kent, Washington; Richland, Mississippi; Vienna, Virginia; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Clinton Township, Michigan; Yonkers, New York and Dallas, Texas.
"The excitement surrounding our brand is picking up speed around the country," said Roland Dickey, Jr., President and CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "Fast casual Texas barbecue is a unique value proposition that both guests and franchise owners have embraced."
The 391-unit restaurant chain has maintained impressive growth adding over 200 stores in just two years. The company currently has over 150 stores in development and is adding locations in key growth markets.
At each grand opening, Dickey's Barbecue Pit will be hosting a three-day celebration with multiple gift card giveaways, free merchandise and $2 Pulled Pork Big Barbecue Sandwiches. Each location will also be drawing for a chance to win a $500 gift card. In Dallas, Roland Dickey, Sr. will be signing and giving away 100 free copies of Mr. Dickey's Barbecue Cookbook at their Friday, March 28 Event.
"With every new successful location, we become stronger as a brand," said Dickey, Jr. "We are so proud of our local owners and their genuine love of the art of great barbecue."
Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened its first location in Dallas in 1941. Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. began franchising in 1994 and has continued to grow across the country. With every new restaurant, the company creates additional jobs for landlords, brokers, construction companies, and of course the city itself.
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants have been serving up some of the most mouthwatering, lip smacking, great tasting barbecue since 1941. Today, Dickey's are opening up all over North America.<br><br>It's simple: we want to find the right Owner/Operator first. DickeysBBQ1 01 Second, we use our site selection model to find the right location. Then we assist every step of the way in building a great restaurant and setting our operators up for success.<br><br>Dickey's has evolved over the years, changing the public's perception of barbecue and taking the category mainstream. The Dickey's restaurant concept is authentic, inviting and well planned. We aim for 1,800 sq. ft. end-cap or free standing locations to maximize the profitability of our stores. More info