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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opens Two Stores in Alberta this Summer

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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opens Two Stores in Alberta this Summer

Published: 01 Jun 2023

DALLAS (June 1, 2023) – Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is excited to continue expanding across Canada with two new stores opening this summer in Alberta.

Barbecue-loving Albertans will have the opportunity to complement their Canadian Day celebrations on July 1st, 2023 with two additional locations from the Texas-style barbecue brand in the greater Edmonton Area.

Dickey’s Owner/Operators Sajeev Kottackal and his Pit Crew will open the first location in Alberta selling the Texas Traditional Menu in Ft. Saskatchewan. This restaurant will be located at: 9382 South Fort Dr # 106 Fort, Saskatchewan, AB, Canada, T8LOC5 and is scheduled to open on May 30th with a Grand Opening event on June 2, 2023.

The second Dickeys opening in the area is being led by Owner/Operator Faisal Khan Suri and his team. This store in Leduc is located at: 4812 - 43A Avenue, Leduc, T9E6M5, AB, Alberta and is estimated to open around June 20th, 2023.

“The timing of these openings greatly complements Canada Day on July 1st and offers Canadians across Alberta the options to eat in, take away or have their gathering catered by our two newest locations, as well as our 3 other stores in Edmonton”, says Executive Vice President of International Sales, Jim Perkins.

In addition, Roland Dickey Jr., CEO Dickey’s Capital Group shared, “We couldn’t be happier to open this new location and be available to more Canadian guests. Canada has shown a love for Texas BBQ, and we are happy to deliver. Congratulations to our newest partners!”

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About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the world’s largest barbecue concept, was founded in 1941 by the Dickey family. For the past 80 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests in 44 states Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ At Dickey’s, all our barbecued meats are smoked onsite in a hickory wood burning pit. Dickey’s proudly believes there’s no shortcut to true barbecue and it’s why our name isn’t BBQ. The Dallas-based, family-run barbecue franchise offers eight slow-smoked meats and 12 wholesome sides with 'No B.S. (Bad Stuff)' included. Dickey’s Barbecue has 550 locations across the United States and eight other countries.
Dickey’s was named to Newsweek’s 2022 America’s Favorite Restaurant Chains list and USA Today 2021 readers’ choice awards. Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list, been named a Top 500 Franchise by Entrepreneur and named to Hospitality Technology’s Industry Heroes list. Led by CEO Laura Rea Dickey, who was named among the country’s 50 most influential women in foodservice in Nation’s Restaurant News, was recognized by Fast Casual’s Top 100 Movers and Shakers list and honored by Dallas Business Journal. Dickey's Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Fox News, Forbes Magazine, Franchise Times, The Dallas Morning News, The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine and QSR Magazine. Dickey’s Barbecue is part of Dickey’s Restaurant Brands which has more than 700 restaurants nationwide including brands Wing Boss, Trailer Birds, Big Deal Burger and DRB is led by CEO Roland Dickey Jr. For more information, visit