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Award-Winning Sandwich Sold at Local Dickey’s Locations for Limited Time

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Award-Winning Sandwich Sold at Local Dickey’s Locations for Limited Time

Published: 15 Jun 2018

(Chicago, IL) Local Dickey’s Barbecue Pit owner Bill Zimmerman along with his two Pit Boss’, Dakotah Van Patten and Colin Robin, were recently awarded first place in a barbecue competition held by QSR, a national publication, and the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council. 

Their winning recipe, the perfect summer meal, a Blueberry Jalapeño Pulled Pork Sandwich will be served at Bill’s Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations from now through Labor Day. 

The locations that will offer the Blueberry Jalapeño Pulled Pork Sandwich are: 

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit 

6681 Grand Ave., Ste. A-1 

Gurnee, IL 60031

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit 

11880 74th Place, Ste. C 

Kenosha, WI 53142

“At Dickey’s, we truly are a family and we are extremely proud of Bill, Dakotah and Collin for their success at the barbecue competition held by QSR and the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “We look forward to seeing their success in selling their award-winning creation in-store over the summer.”

The trio was able to serve their creation to barbecue lovers over the weekend in Chicago at the QSR Championship BBQ and Cookout.

Find your nearest Dickey’s location here

About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. 

Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant. The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers several slow-smoked meats and home style sides with 'No B.S. (Bad Stuff)' included. The fast-casual concept has expanded to more than 550 locations in 45 states. In 2016, Dickey's won first place on Fast Casual's "Top 100 Movers and Shakers" list and in 2018 again won a top 10 on the list. Dickey's Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Times, and Nation's Restaurant News. For more information, visit


Media Contacts: 

Callie Head 

Ashley Richardson