Dickey's Barbecue Pit Expands with New Canton Location

Three-Day Grand Opening Party Includes Giveaways and $2 Sandwiches

June 09, 2014 // Franchising.com // Canton, NC - Business partners, Dorothy Elias and Fran Noel will open their second Dickey's Barbecue Pit location on Thursday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m. Elias and Noel opened their first location in December 2012 in South Asheville. The Canton location will open with a three-day grand opening celebration and the first 50 dine-in customers will receive a gift card for up to $50 to Dickey's Barbecue Pit.

Friday, the new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Canton will have radio station 99.9 Kiss Country on-site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and this location will be serving $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. Also, one lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year. Saturday, the party continues with all day merchandise giveaways.

"We decided to open our second location in Canton because we believe the food and the brand will be a great fit," said multi-unit franchise owner, Fran Noel. "Canton's primary employer is a paper mill and it's surrounded by beautiful mountains. The people are down to earth and welcoming here making it the perfect place for Dickey's Barbecue Pit. "

Noel worked as a certified public accountant for 16 years before deciding a Dickey's Barbecue Pit in her community was an amazing franchise opportunity. Elias is a licensed occupational therapist. Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Canton is located at 66 New Clyde Hwy and the telephone number is 828.492.1112. Check out all the details on this new location on Facebook.

About Dickey's Barbecue 

Dickey's Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 73 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 onsite in each restaurant. The fast-casual family-friendly concept has expanded to over 400 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.

SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue 

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