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Plano Gets a New Hickory Slow-Smoked Barbecue Joint This Weekend

01 Oct 2015

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit’s Three-Day Grand Opening Includes $2 Sandwiches & Free Barbecue for a Year Giveaway   (Plano, TX) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, the nation’s largest barbecue chain, continues to grow in its home state with the newest store opening in Plano, TX. The new store will throw a Texas-sized, three-day celebration which will include giveaways and specials. The festivities begin Thursday with gift card giveaways and goes ... Read More

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opens New Location in North Richland Hills, TX

01 Oct 2015

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Holds Three-Day Grand Opening Including $2 Sandwiches & Free Barbecue for a Year Giveaway   (North Richland Hills, TX) The DFW Mid-cities are getting their fifth Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location this weekend with a three-day barbecue bash in North Richland Hills. Born and raised in Texas, the nation’s largest barbecue chain is growing rapidly all over the country while keeping its Texan roots intact by ... Read More

Dickey’s Brings Slow-smoked Texas Barbecue to the Hawkeye State

01 Oct 2015

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit’s Three-Day Grand Opening Includes $2 Sandwiches & Free Barbecue for a Year Giveaways   (Council Bluffs, IA) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, the nation’s largest barbecue chain, is opening its newest store in Council Bluffs this weekend. The celebration begins Thursday with gift card giveaways and goes throughout the weekend with $2 pulled pork sandwich specials. Three guests will receive free barbecue for a year!  To find ... Read More

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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

Real Talk with Real Owners: Skyler Jones of Garden City, Idaho

18 Sep 2015

Skyler’s management team left to right: Skyler Jones, Amber Curtis, Kat Bowden, Jenny Hughes, JJ Balderas, Keith Jones   For Skyler Jones, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is a family affair. After living in Texas for 14 years, Skyler and his father knew they needed to bring slow-smoked barbecue to their new hometown of Boise, Idaho. The father - son team now have three Dickey’s stores in the area, ... 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