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Local Entrepreneurs Bring Dickey’s Texas-style Barbecue to Lebanon, TN

Published: 09 Oct 2017

(Lebanon, TN) Local Lebanon couple brings Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to their community this Thursday, October 5 with four weeks of specials and giveaways, including free barbecue for a year for three lucky guests. This will be Ron and Tricia Burkett’s first Dickey’s location with hopes of opening more in the future.


“We are thrilled to have Ron and Tricia Burkett join the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit family,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Inc. “With franchisees like the Burketts, who are passionate about the art of great barbecue, the Dickey’s brand will continue to be successful and grow.”


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.


Giveaway Saturday: Guests can register for a chance to win free barbecue for a year.


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


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

As new restauranteurs, the Burketts saw great value in the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit brand, especially after moving from Frisco, TX where Dickey’s is a household name. Upon moving to Lebanon, the couple decided it was time to open a restaurant of their own and found a home in Dickey’s. “For the last 10 years I have traveled for my job and saw new Dickey’s locations pop up with lines out the door,” says Ron Burkett. “When it came time to make a career change and stop traveling, we knew that opening our own Dickey’s was the right choice for us. We cannot wait to serve the members of our Lebanon community.”


The new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Lebanon is located at 115 S. Hartmann Dr. Lebanon, TN 37087. The phone number is 615-549-0033.

To find the location nearest you, click here.


Find Dickey’s on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.


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 nearly 600 locations in 44 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





Local Entrepreneurs Bring Dickey’s Texas-style Barbecue to Lebanon, TN
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