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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Named Number Four in 2015 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers list

20 May 2015

(CHICAGO)’s editorial team has released its annual list of the industry’s most significant brands and trends, awarding Dickey’s Barbecue Pit the number four spot. Last year Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was name number 40. The 2015 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers publication is now available for download, and comes after an awards gala last night in Chicago, timed ... Read More

New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Mason Arrives for National Barbecue Month

18 May 2015

(Mason, OH) May marks national barbecue month and the nation’s largest barbecue joint is here to celebrate. On Thursday, May 21 at 11 a.m., brothers Randy, Ryan and Kevin Daniel along with business partner Phillip Bostick will open a new fast casual option in Mason. To celebrate, they are hosting a three day grand opening to introduce the community to ... Read More

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. Takes Home Four Prestigious Telly Awards

15 May 2015

(Dallas, TX) Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. is proud to announce their Shift Meeting Training Videos (SMTVs) were awarded four 2015 Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honor the finest film and video productions, web commercials, videos and films, and outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs. Winners of the 36th Annual Telly Awards were selected from over 12,000 entries ... Read More

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Brand Champion: Bill Zimmerman

20 May 2015

Following a career in sales, Bill Zimmerman wanted to pursue a franchise opportunity and went to internet for help. After researching various options and being a life-long barbecue fanatic, he immediately set out to the nearby Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Madison. He visited two more locations and knew Dickey’s Barbecue was the one for him. In 2012, Bill opened his ... Read More

Gettin' Saucy for National Barbecue Month

18 May 2015

It's National Barbecue Month -- Yee Haw! To celebrate, we thought we'd share a recipe from Mr. Dickey's Barbecue Cookbook. These ribs are lick your lips good. Pork Ribs with Sweet Barbecue Sauce Yields one rack (11 to 13 ribs) Smoking Temperature: 270 to 295 degrees F Smoking Time: 3 to 3 ½ hours Kindling: Hickory Log, quartered   1 rack St. Louis-style pork ribs 3 ounces Rib ... Read More

study stress to food and family celebrations!

15 May 2015

Congratulations on hitting a milestone! Don’t you deserve a party? Well, the party starts when we arrive because at Dickey’s Barbecue, catering is our specialty. We have over 73 years of experience serving quality, handcrafted meats and home style sides to grads and their families and with over 400 locations nationwide, there’s sure to be a Dickey’s Barbecue near you! ... Read More

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In the News

Roland Dickey, Jr. Speaks at the National Restaurant Association Show

20 May 2015

Roland Dickey, Jr. was a panelist on the Franchise Operator's Panel at the National Restaurant Show in Chicago this weekend. Nation's Restaurant News featured the panel. Check it out here.  ... Read More

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

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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