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Traverse City Record: Dickey's Barbecue Pit to open TC location

Published: 23 Sep 2016
    <p></p><p><a href="http://www.record-eagle.com/news/business/dickey-s-barbecue-pit-to-open-tc-location/article_346f057e-ee66-53c6-9327-1ab4a5391afa.html" target="_blank">Traverse City Record</a> posted this about the new opening!&nbsp;</p><hr id="[object Object]"><p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 24px; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-size: 16px; line-height: 27px;">TRAVERSE CITY — Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants Inc. plans to open a Traverse City location in May 2017.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 24px; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-size: 16px; line-height: 27px;">The chain operates 560 locations in 43 states, including eight in Michigan. It will add three more scattered through Kent County after the Traverse City location opens, according to a company release.</p><div id="tncms-region-article_instory_top" class="tncms-region " style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);"></div><p style="margin-bottom: 24px; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-size: 16px; line-height: 27px;">The Dallas-based chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. Roland Dickey Jr. is CEO. All meats are slow-smoked at each franchise location. The restaurants offer free kids meals on Sundays. The fast-casual restaurants offer a variety of barbecued meats and homestyle side dishes and feature a tangy barbecue sauce.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 24px; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-size: 16px; line-height: 27px;">Dickey's won first place on Fast Casual's "Top 100 Movers and Shakers" list in 2016 and ranked in the top 10 of Franchise Times' "Fast and Serious."</p><div id="tncms-region-article_instory_middle" class="tncms-region " style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);"></div><p style="margin-bottom: 24px; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-size: 16px; line-height: 27px;">Business partners Andre Bushnell and Loren Akerman own the four new franchise locations.</p>
  
Traverse City Record: Dickey's Barbecue Pit to open TC location
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