GLENVIEW, Ill. - October 15, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Glenview is throwing a three-day party from Friday, October 18 through Sunday, October 20. On Saturday, Roland Dickey, chairman of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, will be stopping by to give away copies of his book, "Mr. Dickey’s Barbecue Cookbook."
"I was introduced to Dickey’s Barbecue while in Dallas and couldn’t wait to bring it to Glenview," said franchise owner Jordan Lisitza. "I know the local community will appreciate the authentic Texas barbecue and family friendly atmosphere."
Lisitza is from the Chicago area and has worked as a broker for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for the last 30 years. Dickey’s Barbecue in Glenview is located at 1448 Waukegan Road in Carillon Square and the store phone number is 847-724-7675. For more information follow their Facebook page. Click to tweet.
The first 50 dine-in customers will receive a Dickey’s Barbecue gift card for up to $50. The next 100 customers will receive a free meal plate voucher with a purchase of a drink.
The celebration continues with $2 Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwiches and a special appearance by Roland Dickey who will be giving away 100 free cookbooks. Radio station 96.3 FM and Special Olympics of Illinois will also be on site from noon to 2 p.m. Nice Dogs for Nice Families Animal Shelter will be hosting a pet adoption event starting at noon.
Customers with enjoy a day full of merchandise giveaways and Kids Eat Free with purchase of an adult meal.
Dickey’s Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 72 years later, the Dallas-based family run barbecue franchise still offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids meals every Sunday. All meats are slow smoked on site in each restaurant. The fast-casual family-friendly concept has expanded to over 300 locations in 40 states and holds the title of the world’s largest barbecue franchise. This year Technomic named Dickey’s "Fastest-growing restaurant in the country" and they were also named "Best Franchise Deal" by QSR Magazine. For more information, visit Dickey’s or for barbecue franchise opportunities call (866) 340-6188.