FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 3, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Fort Worth is open and ready to feed the surrounding community. It is located at 951 North Beach Street right next to a Wal-Mart. The store is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
"Words cannot describe how excited I am to open my new location," said local franchisee Ryan Curtis. "Dickey's will be a great new addition to the area."
Curtis has been making his way around town. Always armed with flyers, menus and coupons, Curtis has been introducing himself to local businesses and the nearby community. His community efforts have drawn in a lot of positive attention.
"The community seems to be very excited," said Curtis. "Each day we have lots of phone calls asking when we will be opened. And it's great to finally answer we are open."
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 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.
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 Pit