Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opens Hanford Location

Nation’s Largest Barbecue Franchise Opens New California Location

HANFORD, Calif. - October 14, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dickey’s Barbecue continues growth in California. On Thursday, October 17 at 11:00 a.m. the new location in Hanford will open for business. The first 50 dine-in customers will receive a Dickey’s Barbecue gift card loaded with up to $50. The Texas-sized opening celebration continues for three days.

“We’re looking forward to bringing mouthwatering barbecue to central California,” said local franchise owner Kevin Roche. “People love the food and family friendly atmosphere at Dickey’s Barbecue and we are excited to celebrate with the community.”

Friday the fun continues with a day full of merchandise giveaways. The celebration wraps up Saturday with an event with radio station 102.7 and $2 Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwiches from noon to 2:00 p.m. Three winners will be chosen for a $500 gift card good at any Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location.

Partners Kevin Roche and Bryan Roche are centering their development plans in Fresno, Clovis and Hanford. They’re also looking at sites around Seaside and Santa Maria. The partners plan to open 18 new locations over the next few years. Dickey’s Barbecue currently has 36 locations in California with another 18 now in development.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Hanford is located at 240 North 12th Avenue in the Marketplace at Hanford shopping center and the store number is 559-584-7427. This is the 36th Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to open in California. Click to tweet.

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants

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.


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