(Issaquah, WA) Scott and Rachel Tyra grew up in Texas where barbecue is a way of life. Following his retirement from the United States Navy, Scott wanted to pursue his dream of owning a business. On Thursday, March 12 at 11 a.m., Scott and his wife will open their first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Issaquah with a three day grand opening.
“We have so many people from Texas bringing slow smoked barbecue to their new hometowns,” said Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Everyone deserves access to delicious pit smoked barbecue which is why we’re growing across the country.”
Thursday, the first 50 guests get a deal with gift cards worth up to $50. Friday, Dickey’s Barbecue will have all day merchandise giveaways. Saturday, radio station 94.1 KMPS will be on-site from noon to 2 p.m. and guests can score a deal with $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches during the event. One lucky winner will win a $500 gift card and three winners receive free barbecue for an entire year.
“My wife and I wanted to share our Texas heritage in our new hometown in Washington and authentic barbecue is something really special,” said first time owner, Scott Tyra. “We can’t wait to serve our guests a great meal at a good price while sharing our love of Dickey’s Barbecue!”
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