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Texas native brings Texas-style barbecue to Richland, Washington in three-day Dickey's Barbecue Pit opening celebration

31 Jul 2015

(Richland, WA) Texas native Dan Pelfrey and his wife Heather bring the nation’s largest barbecue chain, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, to Richland’s Queensgate Shopping Center with a three-day grand opening beginning Thursday, July 30. The barbecue bash includes barbecue deals, merchandise giveaways and three chances for guests to win free barbecue for a year.   “It’s great to see our footprint continue to expand in Washington,” said Roland ... Read More

One lucky Hillsboro resident will receive $500 gift card at Dickey's Barbecue Pit opening

31 Jul 2015

(Hillsboro, OR) On Thursday, July 30 at 11 a.m., Todd Saperstein will open his second Dickey’s Barbecue Pit with the opening of the Hillsboro location at Tanasbourne Town Center. To celebrate, the fast casual barbecue joint is hosting a three-day barbecue bash where three lucky guests will win free barbecue for an entire year.   “Our grand openings are a way to get the community excited,” ... Read More

Dickey's Barbecue Pit store opening in Westlake Village promises free barbecue for a year to three lucky winners

31 Jul 2015

(Westlake Village, CA) Westlake Village residents will have a reason to celebrate when Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens on Thursday, July 30 at 11 a.m. The new barbecue joint opens with a three-day barbecue bash where three lucky guests will win free barbecue for an entire year.   “Our California guests love Dickey’s and we are excited that Arman is bringing a second location to the Simi ... Read More

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Brand Champion - Shannon Skains - Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Flowery Branch, GA

31 Jul 2015

Brand Champion: Shannon SkainsFlowery Branch, GAStore #1055After a number of years in the restaurant supply chain business, Shannon Skains decided he was ready to bring a taste of hometown Texas to his new home in North Georgia. Shannon knew he wanted to open a franchise restaurant with a strong support system and continued opportunities to grow. After observing Dickey’s exponential growth over the last ... Read More

Brand Champions: Paul & Paula Bertino – Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Mankato, MN

17 Jul 2015

Paul Bertino and his wife Paula have owned a Dickey’s Franchise for 2 and ½ years. Previously in product management and marketing for a regional communications company, Paul decided to open a Dickey’s, the only fast casual barbecue option in the 50,000-person community of Mankato, Minnesota. “What we love most about the Dickey’s franchise model is the role catering plays into ... Read More

Brand Champion: Tony & Angela Hayes – Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Knoxville, TN

07 Jul 2015

Following a 25-year career with the United States Air Force, Veteran Tony Hayes was looking forward to “retirement” – and the start of his second career. He had always wanted to start his own small business with wife Angela and decided Dickey’s was the ideal franchise opportunity after visiting a friend and fellow Owner / Operator in Mississippi. “My wife ... Read More

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In the News

Dickey's CEO Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

09 Jul 2015

Dickey's CEO, Roland Dickey, Jr., was officially named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year in the Family Business category for the Southwest Region. For the full article, check out this link. ... Read More

Tech in a Box: How Dickey's Uses Big Data to Target Marketing Strategies

09 Jul 2015

Dickey's Director of Software Analysis and Development, Paula Suarez spoke at the ICX Summit in Chicago to discuss how we accumulate and utilize big data on a day-to-day basis. Check out this link for the full story.   ... Read More

QSR Names Best Franchise Deals for 2015

09 Jul 2015

We proudly claimed our place under the "Powerbroker" category. For the full list, check out this article link.   ... 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