PORTAGE, Ind., Sept. 27, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- Dickey's Barbecue will be celebrating its first grand opening in Portage on Friday, September 30 with three drawings to win free barbecue for a year and $1 pulled pork sandwiches throughout lunch.
″Indiana is new to Dickey's and it's exciting to be a part of the whole process, from the ground up,″ said Ramelito Biscocho, who will own and operate the franchise location. ″I'm looking forward to having the community out for the grand opening event.″
The grand opening will be held at 6200 U.S. 6 from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. with $1 pulled pork sandwiches and three giveaways for free barbecue for a year.
″Dickey's Barbecue is quickly gaining momentum in Indiana and I am excited to be a part of the Dickey's movement,″ said Biscocho.
This is the first location in Portage and the second location for Indiana.
Texas-based Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened in 1941, began franchising in 1994 and is scheduled to have 200 locations by the end of this year.
The original Dallas location is still open for business and Dickey's Barbecue Pit is still owned and operated by the Dickey Family.
There are 174 locations in 35 states.
Even today, Dickey's still slow smokes all of their signature meats overnight in every restaurant.
For more information, including a full menu, other restaurant locations and franchising opportunities, please visit www.dickeys.com.
Franchising information is available at 866-340-6188.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue