Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opens With Texas-Sized Specials in Metairie

Dickey's in Metairie will serve four weeks of specials and giveaways, including free barbecue for a year for three guests.

METAIRIE, La. - Aug. 31, 2016 // PRNewswire // - Dickey's Barbecue Pit slow smokes into Metairie this Thursday with four weeks of fun. The new Dickey's location will offer a complimentary taste of its newest limited time offer, the Buffalo & Bleu Butcher Taco, to the first 50 guests in the door on Thursdays untilSeptember 22. On Fridays, the new store will offer 50 percent off meals for uniformed first responders, and guests will have the opportunity to donate to Dickey's charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges. Three lucky guests will win free barbecue for a year, available only at the new location. To enter to win, guests can either use hashtag #1FreeYearofBBQ on any social media page, order online or sign up for the Big Yellow Cup Club to receive loyalty points and members-only specials.           

To find the Dickey's Barbecue Pit nearest you [https://www.dickeys.com/locations].

"We congratulate Owner/Operator Robert Dunning on opening his second Dickey's location," says Roland Dickey Jr., CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "Dickey's Barbecue Pit is proud to serve authentic, Texas-style barbecue to the residents of Metairie and surrounding communities."

Doors open this Thursday and guests can enjoy the grand opening events over the next four weeks:

  • Thirsty Thursdays – All guests will receive a free Big Yellow Cup with Dickey's new reusable travel lid and straw.  The first 50 guests will receive a taste of Dickey's butcher taco of the month, the Buffalo & Bleu.
  • Philanthropy Fridays – "You Give, We Give", guests who donate to Dickey's charitable foundation,Barbecue, Boots & Badges, will receive a gift card. Uniformed first responders also receive 50 percent off their meal.
  • Singer/Songwriter Saturdays – Enjoy live music from a local musician.
  • Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday with a $10 dine-in purchase per adult. 

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Robert Dunning is excited to open his second Dickey's location after opening his first near the New Orleans suburb of Harahan in 2014. Having retired from the military after 21 years of active duty, Dunning is well acquainted with great leadership and structure, which he brings to his stores to provide a top notch guest experience. "Since opening my first store, many Metairie residents have asked for a Dickey's closer to home," Dunning explains. "I am happy to provide delicious barbecue to this community and answer the request for a new Dickey's location!"

Residents of Metairie can find their newest Dickey's at 3020 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA 70002. The phone number is 504-518-5952.              

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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 more than 560 locations in 43 states. This year Dickey's won first place on Fast Casual's "Top 100 Movers and Shakers" and ranked in the top ten of Franchise Times' "Fast and Serious." Dickey's Barbecue Pit 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.

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