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Hickory Smoked Barbecue Debuts in Tustin

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Hickory Smoked Barbecue Debuts in Tustin

Published: 17 Sep 2015

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit’s Three-Day Grand Opening Includes $2 Sandwiches & Free Barbecue for a Year Giveaway

(Tustin, CA) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, the nation’s largest barbecue chain, is opening its newest store in ‘The City of Trees’ this weekend. The celebration begins Thursday with gift card giveaways and goes throughout the weekend with $2 pulled pork sandwich specials. Three guests will receive Free Barbecue for a Year.  To find the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit nearest you, click here.

Gail and Dave Johnson 

“We are thrilled with Dickey’s rapid growth in California,” says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Our restaurants have been well received in California, and we congratulate Dave and Gail on their grand opening.”


The three-day grand opening includes:

·         Thursday, September 17 kicks off with the first 50 guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50.

·         Friday, September 18 guests can grab Dickey’s Barbecue goodies with all day merchandise giveaways.

·         Saturday, September 19 radio station K-Frog 95.1 will be on-site from 12:00 pm– 2:00 pm and the new store will serve guests a barbecue bargain with $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. One lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year.         


Originally from Placentia, owner/operators Dave and Gail Johnson are foodies at heart. Dave’s background in operations has prepared him for behind-the-scenes work, while Gail’s former career as a hairstylist makes it easy for her to talk to guests and engage in the community. “Being from the Orange County area, we saw a great opportunity to bring Dickey's to an amazing town that is building a future while preserving and honoring the past,” says Gail Johnson. “We are so excited to be a part of the Tustin community.”


The new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tustin is located at 17245 E. 17th St., Tustin, CA 92780. The phone number is 714-602-3874. Find Dickey’s on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


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 over 500 locations in 43 states. This year Dickey’s Barbecue 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.