Dickey's Barbecue Pit Open in Seminole

The Nation's Fastest Growing Barbecue Opens for Business in Texas

SEMINOLE, Texas, Nov. 5, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Seminole is ready to serve delicious barbecue to the surrounding community. They will be open for business on tomorrow, Sunday, November 6.

"It seems we have been advertising for months now and mostly people want to know when we are opening," said Kelli Johnson, wife of local franchise owner Scotty Johnson. "Now that our building is finished, our people are hired, and training is complete we are definitely ready to give the people what they are asking for...opening!"

Scotty Johnson owns and operates this location with wife Kelli and brother Ross. As a huge fan of Dickey's Barbecue, Scott Johnson, Sr., Ross and Scotty's father, introduced his son's to the great taste of Dickey's at a young age.

"Both Ross and Scotty grew up in the Dallas area with Dickey's as a staple in their household. After ballgames or a Saturday outing, Dickey's is where they headed," said Kelli Johnson.

Ross has experience in business management and real estate while Scotty has years of experience as a business owner and manager.

Dickey's is located at 701 North Main, which is down the road from a Wal-Mart.

"The Johnson's are great people," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "They are going to make this location a real success."

Texas-based Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened in 1941 and began franchising in 1994. Since then Dickey's has experienced a rapid growth rate this year and is scheduled to have 200 locations by the end of 2011.

The original Dallas Dickey's Barbecue Pit location remains open for business and is still owned and operated by the Dickey family. For more information on Dickey's Barbecue Pit or to find a location near you please visit www.dickeys.com. For franchising information, please call 866-340-6188.

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants

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 180 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit www.dickeys.com. Also visit our corporate Facebook page at www.facebook.com/dickeysbarbecuepit

Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.

Media Contact:
Kate Morganelli
972.248.9899
kmorganelli@dickeys.com

SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue Pit

 

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