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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Hosts Guest Appreciation Event

Published: 13 Oct 2022

World’s largest barbecue concept celebrates guests with specials, raffles, and more on Oct. 13

NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 13, 2022) – Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served its iconic, Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ for more than eight decades, since the opening of their first BBQ joint in Dallas, Texas back in 1941. The family behind the brand knows that it wouldn’t be possible to become the world’s largest barbecue franchise without the support of its loyal BBQ fans and foodies.

On Thursday, October 13, 2022, Dickey’s is hosting a Guest Appreciation Event with two special appearances  Dickey’s Original Pitmaster Mr. Roland Dickey and CEO Laura Rea Dickey. Join the family at the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Slidell, Louisiana on 61103 Airport Road.

The local community is invited to join in on the fun and meet the Dickeys in person. Guests also have the opportunity of getting their hands on a Dickey’s “Behind The BBQ” cookbook, autographed by Mr. Dickey and Laura Rea Dickey while supplies last. The festivities continue with a raffle, where one lucky guest will win Free Barbecue for A Year. Even if you don’t get your name called, you can still be a winner by enjoying $3 pulled pork sandwiches.

“Barbecue lovers around the world are why we get to do what we do,” said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “We’re looking forward to showing our thanks to all of our guests for their decades of support. We can’t wait to meet everyone at the Guest Appreciation Event.”

To learn more, follow Dickey’s Barbecue Pit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Download the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.

To learn more about Dickey’s Virtual Concepts follow: Wing Boss on Facebook, Instagram and Tik Tok, Trailer Birds on Facebook, Instagram and Tik Tok and Big Deal Burger on Facebook, Instagram and Tik Tok.

About The Dickey Foundation

Since 1941, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has taken great pride in our Texas style barbecue and our commitment to the communities we serve. It is in that spirit that The Dickey Foundation was created. The Dickey Foundation supports first responders who protect and unite our communities. Our Foundation is national, but our efforts are intensely local, focusing on providing the equipment necessary for the safety of our first responders. For more information, visit

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 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
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Hosts Guest Appreciation Event
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