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Dickey’s Barbecue Owner Feeds Every Firefighter in Garland

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Dickey’s Barbecue Owner Feeds Every Firefighter in Garland

Published: 15 Jul 2020

DALLAS (July 15, 2020) – This week while the coronavirus pandemic reaches new heights, local business owner and Dickey’s Barbecue Pit franchisee Jeff Bass is providing free barbecue to all 250 Garland firefighters and administrative staff as a show of thanks for their ongoing efforts.
To feed every employee on all three shifts, Jeff Bass and the Dickey Foundation will deliver Dickey’s boxed lunches to all 11 fire stations in Garland on Wednesday, July 15, Thursday, July 16 and Friday, July 17.
“Giving back to our community heroes is my passion,” said Jeff Bass, Dickey’s Owner Operator and Board Member for the Garland Fire Club. “I am honored to serve those who serve for all of us and believe barbecue can bring joy to everyone.”
Across the nation, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is commemorating those who protect and serve communities with the launch of its new First Responder Big Yellow Cups.
The limited-edition collectible cups will be available from July 15 through Sept. 30 and a portion of the proceeds from every cup sold will be donated to The Dickey Foundation, which provides safety equipment such as helmets, shields, respiratory masks and overall support for local first responders.
Learn more about franchising with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit by visiting or call (866) 340-6188. To find your nearest Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location, visit
About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the world’s largest barbecue concept, was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. For the past 79 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ At Dickey’s, all our barbecued meats are smoked on-site in a hickory wood burning pit. Dickey’s proudly believes there’s no shortcut to true barbecue and it’s why they never say bbq. The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers several slow-smoked meats and wholesome sides with 'No B.S. (Bad Stuff)' included. The fast-casual concept has expanded worldwide with two international locations in the UAE and operates over 500 locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list and was named a Top 500 Franchise by Entrepreneur in 2018. Dickey's Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Fox News, Franchise Times, The Wall Street Journal, QSR Magazine, Forbes Magazine and Nation’s Restaurant News. For more information, visit