BEMIDJI, Minn., Oct. 28, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- Franchise owners Dave and Lisa Hlavac have found a place where their Dickey's Barbecue Pit will reside. They have signed a lease and are ready to begin construction.
"We are excited to bring Dickey's to this area," said Lisa Hlavac.
The new store is located at 1000 Paul Bunyan drive NW. It is 2,035 square feet and is a stone's throw away from Bemidji University.
"This is a great location," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "Dave and Lisa will have great success."
Texas-based Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened in 1941 and began franchising in 1994. Since then Dickey's has grown fast 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. Even today, Dickey's still slow smokes all of its signature meats overnight in every restaurant. For more information, including a full menu, other restaurant locations and franchising opportunities, please visit www.dickeys.com.
Founded in 1941, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey's is now the fastest growing barbecue chain in the country. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey's is on track to become the largest barbecue chain in the country by the end of 2011. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants can be found in more than 35 states and 179 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit www.dickeys.com. Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue