Mr. Dickey Visits Virginia Beach for Grand Opening of New Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Celebration Includes Free Cookbooks & Three Chances to Win Free Barbecue

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Sept. 7, 2014 // PRNewswire // - On Thursday, September 11 at 11 a.m., the newest Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Virginia Beach is kicking off a three-day grand opening. The first 50 guests will receive gift cards worth up to $50. On Friday guests get the chance to meet Roland Dickey, chairman and lead chef of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants when he stops by to hand out 100 autographed copies of his cookbook, Mr. Dickey's Barbecue Cookbook.

Friday's party also includes radio station Eagle 97.3 on-site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and one lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year. Guests get a barbecue deal with the new location serving $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. On Saturday guests can grab t-shirts, sunglasses and koozies when the store offers all day merchandise giveaways.

"I've loved owning my own Dickey's Barbecue Pit and when I had the opportunity to open a second location I couldn't resist," said multi-unit franchise owner, Matt Burnett. "I'm honored to have Mr. Dickey visit Virginia Beach and get to know our loyal guests."

The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Virginia Beach is located at 1920 Centerville Turnpike, Suite 104 and the phone number is 757.962.1020. Burnett resides in Virginia Beach. His first Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Virginia Beach is located at 1544 Laskin Road, Unit 212.

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.

Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant living up to the company tagline, "We Speak Barbecue." The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids' meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concept has expanded to over 400 locations in 40 states. This year Dickey's Barbecue was recognized for the third year by Nation's Restaurant News as a "Top 10 Growth Chain" and by Technomic as the "Fastest-growing restaurant chain in the country." For more information, visit or for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.

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