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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Brings Texas-Style Barbecue to Ann Arbor

Published: 30 Oct 2017

(Ann Arbor, MI) New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit franchisees open their first location this Thursday, October 26 with four weeks of specials and giveaways, including free barbecue for a year for three lucky guests. The new location will be opened by franchising duo William and Rebecca Kaufman.


“The Dickey family congratulates William and Rebecca Kaufman on opening their first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “With passionate owners such as the Kaufmans the Dickey’s brand will continue to grow and be successful.”


Dickey’s will offer the following specials and giveaways for the next four weeks:


Thirsty Thursdays: Guests will receive a free Big Yellow Cup with free refills all day.


Philanthropy Fridays: “You Give, We Give” – Guests who donate to Dickey’s charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges, will receive a gift card as a thank you for their donation. All uniformed first responders also receive 50 percent off their meal.


Smokin’ Saturday: Guests may purchase $2 Pulled Pork Sandwiches all day. Limit two.


Kids Eat Free Sundays: Kids eat free with an adult purchase of $10 or more.


This will be the first of two Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations the Kaufmans are planning to open with hopes of opening more in the future. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, William Kaufman found a passion of Texas-style barbecue after travelling to Texas to visit his family. “We are thrilled to bring Dickey’s delicious barbecue to the Ann Arbor community and look forward to opening our second location,” says William Kaufman.


To join Dickey’s Big Yellow Cup Club and receive members-only specials and discounts, click here.


The new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Ann Arbor is located at 3500 Washtenaw Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 48104. The phone number is 734-263-0436.

To find the location nearest you, click here.


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To learn more about franchising with Dickeys, visit or call 866-340-6188.


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 2017 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



Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Brings Texas-Style Barbecue to Ann Arbor
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