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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opens New Location in the Big Apple

Published: 16 Dec 2016

The new location will open this Thursday in Amherst, NY

(Amherst, NY) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens in Amherst Thursday with four weeks of specials and giveaways, including free barbecue for a year for three lucky guests. To enter to win free barbecue for a year, guests must use hashtag #1FreeYearofBBQ on any social media site, order online or sign up for Dickey’s Big Yellow Cup Club. On Thursdays, the new location will offer the first 50 guests through the door a complimentary special treat. On Fridays, Dickey’s will offer 50 percent off to first responders, and guests can donate to Barbecue, Boots & Badges, Dickey’s charitable foundation. On Sundays, kids eat free at Dickey’s with a purchase of an adult dine-in meal of $10 or more.


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


“The Dickey family congratulates Michael Mulcahy and Abban Westby on opening their first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location,” says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Dickey’s is growing rapidly with more than 570 locations in 43 states, and we are proud to continue to expand further in the state of New York.”


Doors open this Thursday and guests can enjoy the grand opening events over the next four weeks:


Thirsty Thursdays—All guests will receive a free Big Yellow Cup with Dickey’s new reusable travel lid and straw. The first 50 guests through the door will receive a complimentary special treat.


Philanthropy Fridays— Uniformed first responders will receive 50 percent off their meal, and guests can donate to Barbecue, Boots & Badges, Dickey’s charitable foundation.


Singer/Songwriter Saturdays— Enjoy live music from local musician.


Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday-- With every $10 adult dine-in purchase guests will receive one free kids meal.


To find the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit nearest you, click here.


After spending the past 20 years in the Buffalo area, Michael Mulcahy and Abban Westby consider it home. When looking to break into the restaurant industry, they found a home in Dickey’s not only because they love the brand, but because it gave them an opportunity to bring a delicious, fast-casual barbecue option to the people of Amherst. “We are so excited to have the chance to serve our community Dickey’s slow-smoked, Texas-style barbecue,” says Westby


Residents of Amherst can find their newest Dickey’s location next to Walmart at 3220 Sheridan Dr. Amherst, NY 14226. The phone number is 716-714-4110.


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About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow-smoked barbecue. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant living up to the company tagline, “We Speak Barbecue.” The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids’ meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concept has expanded to more than 570 locations in 43 states. This year Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” and ranked in the top ten of Franchise Times’ “Fast and Serious.” Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was recognized for the third year by Nation’s Restaurant News as a “Top 10 Growth Chain” and by Technomic as the “Fastest-growing restaurant chain in the country.” For more information, visit or for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.



Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opens New Location in the Big Apple
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