Dickey's Barbecue Now Smokin' in St. Petersburg

Nation's Largest Barbecue Franchise Continues Florida Expansion

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - March 18, 2014 // PRNewswire // - Dickey's Barbecue in St. Petersburg will be opening their doors on Thursday, March 20 at 11:00a.m. The first 50 customers will receive a gift card for up to $50. To learn more, go like their Facebook page.

"St. Petersburg to me is all about the people and I'm very proud to be bringing Dickey's to the area," said local owner Jim Lewis. "The city is growing and I think a barbecue restaurant is a great addition. It's an authentic product and something you can truly be proud of serving. Going through Barbecue University further cemented my love for the brand."

Friday, come on in for Dickey's Barbecue merchandise giveaways. Saturday, radio station 103.5 Tampa Bay's Best Country will be onsite from noon to 2:00p.m and this location will be serving $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. There will also be a lucky winner for chosen for a $500 gift card.

Lewis was previously in management with Beef O'Brady's and Redmont Hotels. He is originally from Brandon and moved back to the Tampa Bay area in 2012. Dickey's Barbecue Pit in St. Petersburg is located at 2119 Tyrone Blvd. North and the phone number is 727.388.6692.

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 380 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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