Dickey's Barbecue Kicks Up the Party for New Monroe Location

Authentic Pit-Smoked Texas Barbecue Comes to Louisiana

MONROE, La. - Jan. 13, 2014 // PRNewswire // - Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Monroe will open its new doors on Thursday, January 16 at 11:00 a.m. The first 50 dine-in customers will receive a gift card for up to $50.

On Friday, Dickey's Barbecue will be giving away branded merchandise. Saturday radio station K-104 will be onsite from noon to 2:00p.m. This location will be serving $2 Pulled Pork Barbecue sandwiches. There will also be giveaways for FREE barbecue for a year and a $500 gift card.

"Everyone loves slow smoked barbecue and we're excited to share great barbecue to the community," said franchise owner Chris Durant. "I look forward to bringing more catering options for businesses and family gatherings."

Chris Durant was a Mortgage Loan Originator prior to owning a Dickey's Barbecue. He always wanted to open his own restaurant and after researching options found Dickey's Barbecue was a great fit. Durant plans to open more locations in the future.

"Our goal is to introduce the Monroe community to authentic Texas barbecue," said Durant.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Monroeis located at 1102 Oliver Road in the Twin City Plaza and their store number is 318-605-1053. To learn more about this local Dickey's Barbecue, check out their Facebook page #DickeysMonroe.

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 350 locations in 43 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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