Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Brings Texas-Style Barbecue to the Deep South with New Location in Georgia
Published: 27 Feb 2017
New Owner/Operator will bring Dickey’s to Snellville in Spring 2018
(Snellville, GA) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is slated to open a new location in the Peach State in Spring of 2018
with Dickey’s newest Owner/Operator, Sanchez Smith. The new location will be
the twelfth Dickey’s store to open in the state.
Originally from South Carolina, Smith
recently made the state of Georgia his home and to immerse himself into his new
community he decided to open his own restaurant. Smith has a passion for
delicious, slow-smoked barbecue and when looking for franchising opportunities
fell in love with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit.
“The Dickey’s Barbecue Pit family is thrilled
to have Sanchez Smith join our team,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s
Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “To enhance their passion for barbecue, we have each
new Owner/Operator attend Barbecue University to learn how to perfectly smoke our
meats ensuring all locations have the same authentic Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
flavor. I am sure that Smith’s passion for barbecue and South Carolina roots
will only heighten his Barbecue University experience.”
New to the
restaurant industry, Smith was drawn to Dickey’s not only for the pit-smoked
barbecue, but the rich history that surrounds Dickey’s and the support the Home
Office offers its Owner/Operators.
soon graduate from Barbecue University after learning how to perfect the art of
great barbecue. Barbecue University is a four-week course hosted in Dallas that
all new Owner/Operators are required to attend. Throughout the four weeks,
Owner/Operators learn how to prepare and smoke all of Dickey’s delicious meats;
they also learn best Community Marketing practices and managerial training to
ensure each Owner/Operator is successful in training their Pit Crew.
excited to become a part of the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit family and look forward
to learning alongside fellow Owner/Operators,” says Smith. “My community is in
need of a delicious barbecue option and I am happy to provide that to them with
Dickey’s slow-smoked barbecue.”
To learn more about franchising opportunities
visit www.dickeys.com/franchise or call 866-340-6188.
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 eight signature meats, seven savory sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids’ meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concept has expanded to nearly 600 locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Times, and Nation’s Restaurant News. For more information on Dickey's awards, visit www.dickeys.com