SANDY SPRINGS, Ga., Aug. 30, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit, the fastest growing barbecue restaurant in the country, opens in Sandy Springs today at 6631 Roswell Road.
"After all the preparation and hard work, opening the doors to our restaurant is exhilarating. The locals of Sandy Springs need great barbecue and Dickey's family-friendly atmosphere is the perfect fit," said Scott Jones, one of the two franchise owners.
This is the 6th location in Georgia for the barbecue chain that celebrates its 70th anniversary in October.
"There is nothing like the barbecue sauce at Dickeys. It's something you have to try for yourself," said the other franchisee, Philip Hudgins.
Dickey's is growing at rapid rate with a 38% growth rate over the past 2 years, according to company officials.
Dickey's began franchising in 1994 and now has 170 locations in 38 states.
The first Dickey's Barbecue opened in 1941 in Dallas, TX.
The original location is still open for business and Dickey's Barbecue is 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.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue