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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Slow Smokes Into Chandler

Published: 08 Jul 2016

Dickey’s celebrates grand opening Thursday with four weeks of fun, including free barbecue for a year for three lucky guests


(Chandler, AZ) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will open its newest location in Chandler, AZ with four weeks of giveaways and specials to celebrate starting this Thursday. Three lucky guests will win free barbecue for a year at the new Chandler location. Guests can enter to win using hashtag #1FreeYearofBBQ on any social media page, by ordering online or signing up for the Big Yellow Cup Club to receive special offers and loyalty points which can be redeemed for free barbecue.


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


“The Dickey family congratulates Owner/Operators Tom Emmons, Donna Martin and Jeremy Steels on opening their second Dickey’s location,” says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Dickey’s is proud to open its ninth location in Arizona and looks forward to continued expansion throughout the nation.”


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 will receive a taste of Dickey’s butcher taco of the month, the Sriracha chicken taco.


Philanthropy Fridays – “You Give, We Give”, guests who donate to Dickey’s charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges, will receive a gift card. Uniformed first responders also receive 50 percent off their meal.


Singer/Songwriter Saturdays – Enjoy live music from a local musician. Check the store’s Facebook page for details.


Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday (with dine-in purchase of an adult meal)        

Owner/Operator trio Tom Emmons, Jeremy Steele and Donna Martin open their second Dickey’s franchise this weekend in Chandler after building a successful operation in Mesa, AZ. While Martin has a long history in restaurant ownership, Emmons and Steele both have a professional background in technology. Together the three make a smokin’ team that are ready to light up the pit and serve their guests authentic, Texas-style barbecue. “My favorite part of working at Dickey’s is the people,” Emmons says. “I am excited to serve great barbecue to the Chandler community.”

Residents of Chandler can find their newest Dickey’s at 1005 S Arizona Ave, Suite 13, Chandler, AZ 95286. The phone number is 480-812-1687.             


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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 550 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 Slow Smokes Into Chandler
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