RENO, Nev., Aug. 1, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- Dean and Melissa Siracusa have opened Dickey's Barbecue Pit, the largest quick serve barbecue restaurant in the country today, bringing a second location at 290 Lemmon Drive in Reno.
"It's exciting to finally open the doors to our restaurant and expand the Dickey's Barbecue name in Reno. The locals need great barbecue and Dickey's is the perfect fit for this area," said Franchise Owner Dean Siracusa.
This is the 162nd location nationwide for the barbecue chain that celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.
"After months of hard work, it is rewarding to watch the restaurant's doors open and our team come together," Kim said. "This has already been, and will continue to be, an amazing experience for my husband and I."
Dickey's is growing at a rapid rate with a 38% growth rate over the past 2 years, according to company officials.
Dickey's 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 its signature meats overnight in every restaurant.
Opening a Dickey's Barbecue Pit is more affordable than ever, with start up costs starting at just 58K.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue