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Farmington Gets a Taste of Texas when Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opens Thursday

23 Jul 2015

Three-Day Grand Opening Includes $2 Sandwiches & Free Barbecue for a Year Giveaways   (Farmington, NM) The summer is smokin’ as the nation’s largest barbecue chain, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, opens in Farmington with a three-day grand opening beginning this Thursday, July 23. The barbecue bash includes barbecue deals, merchandise giveaways and three chances for free barbecue for a year. There’s something for ... Read More

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opens in Loveland, CO with Three-day Barbecue Bash

16 Jul 2015

Newest Location Opens Thursday with Chances to Win Free Barbecue for a Year   (Loveland, CO) Rex Schweers grew up in Northern Colorado and knew Texas-style barbecue served up by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit would make a great addition to the area. Due to the popularity of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Fort Collins following the 2013 grand opening, Rex and wife Brenda ... Read More

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Panama City Opens with Three-Day Barbecue Bash

16 Jul 2015

First Location to Open in the City Includes Big Barbecue Giveaways & $2 Sandwiches   (Panama City, FL) On Thursday, July 16 at 11 a.m., Frank & Maria Ilderton will achieve their dream of owning their own restaurant when they open Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Panama City’s Pier Park West, the first in the city. To celebrate, the fast casual barbecue ... Read More

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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

Country Cookin’

29 Jun 2015

You might be surprised at how much good old-fashioned country cooking goes on during the warm summer months. When you take into account all the home gardens, it starts to make sense. Not only do you prepare daily meals, you spend time canning and freezing items from the garden, as well as making all sorts of jellies, jams, preserves, pickles ... Read More

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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