Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opens Newest Location in Austin
America's Fastest-Growing Barbecue Chain Expands in Central Texas
AUSTIN, Texas, June 22, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- Texas-based Dickey's Barbecue Pit, the largest quick serve barbecue restaurant in the country, opens the doors to its new location in Sunset Valley, located at 5207 Brodie.
"We are excited to open our second location in the Austin area. Sunset Valley is a great place to work, do business and eat barbecue," Franchise Owner Chris Lottie said.
This is the second franchise opportunity for Chris and Richard Lottie.
"Austin welcomed us with open arms and we appreciate the opportunity to open this newest location in Sunset Valley," Chris noted.
Texas-based Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened in 1941 and began franchising in 1994. Dickey's Barbecue Pit is well-known for their hot pit-smoked signature meats, complimentary ice cream and the big yellow cups.
Dickey's is growing at rapid rate-- with 149 locations in 35 states the company has enjoyed a 38% growth rate over the past 2 years, according to company officials.
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 its 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 58K.
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