(Palm Spring, CA) Rodney Harper has been eating Dickeys Barbecue Pit since he was a little kid and now at the age of 61 hell bring a barbecue tradition to Palm Springs. The first Dickeys Barbecue location in Palm Springs opens on Thursday, February 12 at 11 a.m. with a three day grand opening. Its exciting to see our restaurants open in new locations like Palm Springs, said Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickeys Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. Rodney, who grew up eating Dickeys Barbecue, and now owns his own restaurant speaks to the passion our fans have for our brand. Three day grand opening includes: Thursday the first 50 guests will receive gift cards worth up to $50. Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., radio station 93.7 Classic Rock is onsite and the new location is serving a deal with $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. One lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year. Saturday, Dickeys Barbecue offers all day merchandise giveaways. Im from Texas and grew up eating Dickeys Barbecue since I was only 4 years old, said first time owner, Rodney Harper. Im thrilled to introduce Dickeys Barbecue to the Valley. Prior to Dickeys Barbecue, Harper worked for Toyota Motor Sales, USA as vice president of sales, marketing and brand.
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. More info