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Mr. Dickey Stops by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Athens for Guest Appreciation Event

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Mr. Dickey Stops by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Athens for Guest Appreciation Event

Published: 04 Jun 2015

Guests Get Mr. Dickey’s Cookbooks and a Chance to Win Free Barbecue for a Year

(Athens, GA) On Saturday, June 6, Dickey’s Barbecue’s lead chef and chairman, Roland Dickey, Sr. will be celebrating barbecue lovers in Athens with a Guest Appreciation Event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Guests will get a chance to beef up their barbecue skills just in time for summer when Mr. Dickey gives out 150 free autographed copies of his cookbook, Mr. Dickey’s Barbecue Cookbook.

“I love an opportunity to meet with our guests and owners across the country,” said chairman, Roland Dickey, Sr. “I’m excited to celebrate with the barbecue lovers in Athens and hand out a free barbecue for year prize to a lucky guest!”

 From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, the Athens location will serve $2 pulled pork sandwiches and gadio station Country 106.1 is on-site. One lucky winner will receive free barbecue for an entire year. Dickey’s Barbecue goodies including t-shirts, koozies, sunglasses and more will also be available.

The Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Athens is located at 810 Hawthorne Avenue and the store’s phone number is 706.850.7561. Follow along with this store on Facebook.

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, the fast-casual concept has over 500 locations in 43 states  and still slow-smokes all meats 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.  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.