Texas-Style Barbecue Now Slow Smoking in Walla Walla

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Three-Day Grand Opening Includes $2 Sandwiches, Free Barbecue for a Year and Gift Card Giveaways

October 9, 2015 // Franchising.com // Walla Walla, WA - The newest Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is opening Thursday in Walla Walla. The 20th location in Washington State, the newest barbecue joint will open with a three-day barbecue bash, giving gift cards to the first 50 guests. It will continue through the weekend with $2 pulled pork sandwich specials, and three guests will receive free barbecue for a year! To find the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit nearest you, click here.

“Washington State has become a receptive market for Dickey’s Barbecue Pit,” says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “We are opening five additional stores in the Spokane area as well, and we look forward to continuing to grow in the Pacific Northwest. The Dickey family congratulates Gary Depping on opening his fourth store.”

The three-day grand opening includes:

  • Thursday, October 8 kicks off with the first 50 guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50.
  • Friday, October 9 guests can grab Dickey’s Barbecue goodies with all day merchandise giveaways.
  • Saturday, October 10 radio station KIOK 94.9 The Wolf will be on-site from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm and the new store will serve guests a barbecue bargain with $2 pulled pork sandwiches. One lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year.

The demand for Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Washington State has grown exponentially. The state currently boasts 20 stores, and a new five-store development agreement is in place for continued expansion. Owner/Operator Gary Depping is proud to open his fourth store in Washington, with current stores located in Auburn, Tacoma and Covington. “The town of Walla Walla needs a great barbecue option,” says Depping. “Meeting Walla Wallans is the most exciting thing about being in town, and I love seeing old WA-HI classmates and reminiscing of days past.”

The new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Walla Walla is located at 516 N. Wilbur. Walla Walla, WA 99362. The phone number is (509) 529-7092. Find Dickey’s on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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 500 locations in 43 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 www.dickeys.com or for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.

SOURCE Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.



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