DAYTONA BEACH and PORT ORANGE, Fla., March 3, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- Texas-based Dickey's Barbecue, the largest barbecue chain in the country, is set to continue expansion in Florida as New Franchisee John E. Dethlefs signs up for 2 locations.
Dickey's is growing at rapid rate-- with 142 locations in 33 states the company has enjoyed a 35% growth rate over the past 2 years, according to company officials.
Dickey's only began franchising in 1994.
The first Dickey's Barbecue opened in 1941 in Dallas, TX.
The original location is still open for business and Dickey's Barbecue is still owned and operated by the Dickey Family.
Committed to exceptional quality at an affordable price, Dickey's still slow smokes all of their signature meats overnight in every restaurant.
For more information about Dickey's, visit www.dickeys.com.
Opening a Dickey's Barbecue Pit is more affordable than ever, with start up costs starting at just 59K.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue