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Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. Adds Sixth Revenue Stream with New Delivery Service Partners

09 Oct 2015

The largest fast casual barbecue chain confirms partners to deliver slow-smoked Texas barbecue to guests nationwide.   (Dallas, TX) Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. has added a new stream of revenue after finalizing agreements with multiple delivery service partners including Dine On Demand, DoorDash, DoorstepDelivery, Food Dudes Delivery and Postmates. Dickey’s has also joined the catering marketplace, ezCater. This new revenue stream adds to five current revenue generating streams, ... Read More

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Inks Five-store Deal with Veteran Carl’s Jr. Operators In Washington State

09 Oct 2015

The nation’s largest barbecue chain currently has 20 locations in the state with plans to open five more.   (Dallas, TX) Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. continues to expand nationwide with a development agreement recently signed for five additional stores in the state of Washington. The new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit stores will be located throughout Eastern Washington in the Spokane region. Owner/Operator Mark Engberson has partnered with Palouse Restaurant ... Read More

Texas-Style Barbecue Now Slow Smoking in Walla Walla

09 Oct 2015

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Three-Day Grand Opening Includes $2 Sandwiches, Free Barbecue for a Year and Gift Card Giveaways   (Walla Walla, WA) The newest Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is opening Thursday in Walla Walla. The 20th location in Washington State, the newest barbecue joint will open with a three-day barbecue bash, giving gift cards to the first 50 guests. It will continue through the weekend with $2 pulled ... Read More

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Real Talk with Real Owners: Kevin Vuu of Whittier, CA

09 Oct 2015

Originally from Monterey Park, Kevin Vuu opened his first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in April 2015 in Whittier. As a native Californian, he grew up in a culture that values delicious, quality food. As a college graduate, Kevin became an IT systems administrator and worked for the city government. He did well in that business, but decided that he would rather operate his own business ... Read More

Real Talk with Real Owners: Amberly Patrick of Cleburne, TX

05 Oct 2015

Amberly Patrick is a Texas girl with Texas roots, so it only makes sense that now she is serving Texas barbecue.   The Cleburne management team: Brad Cusack, Amberly Patrick and Amy Walsh ... Read More

Real Talk with Real Owners: Chad Manivanh of Everett, Washington

28 Sep 2015

At age 10, Chad Manivanh, his parents and his six siblings moved from Laos to America. They came to pursue the American Dream, knowing very little English. After settling in California, Chad’s parents worked several jobs to support their family, and the principle of ... Read More

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Dickey's, Nation's Oldest Barbecue Chain Redefining Sustainability

23 Sep 2015

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is redefining its sustainability practices with the help of Tamala Fowler, the company’s newly appointed VP of Purchasing and Research and Development.Tamala Fowler, VP of Purchasing and R&D, Dickey's Barbecue PitDickey’s sold more than 28 million pounds of smoked meat last year in it’s almost 500 stores. Aside from grocery stores, this company is also the largest purchaser of ... Read More

Dickey's Steps Up Coast-to-Coast Growth

23 Sep 2015

Sept. 21, 2015 Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants continues to expand nationwide with the upcoming addition of 178 stores. Born and raised in Texas, the largest barbecue chain in the country is quickly filling the U.S. map with a strong demand for development in markets from California to Florida, according to a company press release.Following Texas, California has the most restaurant locations, ... Read More

Laura Rea Dickey Recognized as Honoree in Dallas Business Journal’s 2015 Women in Technology Awards

17 Sep 2015

Award Recognizes Women in Leadership Positions across North Texas(Dallas, Texas) The Dallas Business Journal announced the honorees for the 2015 Women in Technology Awards, naming Laura Rea Dickey, CIO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., as one of 20 influential women in technology leadership positions who received the award.The second annual signature program, presented by the Dallas Business Journal, recognizes women for their leadership, technical prowess, ... 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