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Score Free Barbecue for a Year at the New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Denton

15 Apr 2015

(Denton, TX) Nick and Dana Robinson are native Texans who grew up eating Dickey’s Barbecue. On Thursday, April 16 at 11 a.m., the couple will open their first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Denton. To celebrate, they are hosting a barbecue bash offering three chances to win free barbecue for a year, a $500 gift card and Dickey’s Barbecue merchandise.   “Denton ... Read More

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Rolls into Whittier with Three Day Grand Opening

13 Apr 2015

(Whittier, CA) Whittier residents will get a fast casual barbecue option on Thursday, April 16 at 11 a.m., when Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens in the Santa Fe Springs Plaza. Local owner, Kevin Vuu is hosting a three day grand opening celebration where the first 50 guests will receive gift cards ranging from $5 to $50. “Dickey’s Barbecue is taking off in ... Read More

New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in South Lebanon is a Family Affair

07 Apr 2015

(South Lebanon, OH) Randy and Kevin Daniel have over 25 years of combined restaurant experience. The brothers will add Dickey’s Barbecue Pit owner operators to their resumes when they open on Thursday, April 9 at 11 a.m. in South Lebanon. To celebrate, they’re hosting a three day grand opening. The Daniels will open their second location in Mason later this ... Read More

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Brand Champion: Ken Lynch

15 Apr 2015

Ken Lynch worked in IT nearby the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Dickey’s became a Thursday favorite for everyone in his office. When his company faced a layoff, Ken thought Dickey’s Barbecue Pit would be a great opportunity for him and his family. “We would look forward to our Thursday lunch every week,” said Lynch. “There wasn’t anything else ... Read More

Brand Champions: Peggy and Joe Anicka

08 Apr 2015

Following a layoff, Peggy and Joe Anicka were looking for their next move. They both had a long history of restaurant experience and began surfing the web for potential franchising opportunities. They were sold on the idea of leading the charge of their own destiny and called Dickey’s Barbecue to learn more. “We loved the idea of barbecue, kids eat free ... Read More

We Got Leftovers Hamdled

06 Apr 2015

Ham is the main event for most Easter feasts. The challenge is what to do with all of the leftovers. There are omelets, frittatas and baked eggs. There are ham sandwiches, ham salad and chef’s salad. There are casseroles, pasta dishes and even eggs benedict. To me, the best part about having an Easter ham is all the possibilities for ... Read More

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CNBC Names Dickey's Number Four in America's Fastest Growing Restaurants

25 Mar 2015

Dickey's beat out Chipotle in CNBC's list of America's Fastest Growing Restaurants with a unit growth of 28 percent in 2014. Check out the full list here. ... Read More

Entrepreneur Featured Our Owner Operators in Colorado Spings

25 Mar 2015

Owner Operators, Bob and Barb Rusnak of Colorado Springs were featured in Entrepreneur's Franchise Players section. The full interview is available here.  ... Read More

Restaurant Business Names the Dickeys in this Year's Power 20

25 Mar 2015

Restaurant Business named the Dickey family in the magazine's second annual Power 20 list.This year's list focused on family dynasties leading restaurants into a new generation. Check out the full list here.  ... Read More

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Barbecue Boots & Badges Foundation

The Barbecue Boots & Badges foundation is committed to indirectly serve the professions of law enforcement and fire fighting by providing educational programs to the general public that will enhance safety, build career awareness, provide information on volunteer opportunities, and provide funding to enhance services. Read More