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Get in Line, Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opens in Midwest City Today

The Nation's Fastest Growing Barbecue Chain Opens in Oklahoma

MIDWEST CITY, Okla., Nov. 23, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- The day is finally here, Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens in Midwest City today. Local franchise owners, Kim Nelson and Kimberley Miesch are ready to bring great tasting barbecue to the community.

"We are very excited to be bringing Dickey's to Oklahoma," said Nelson. "Midwest City needed a taste of great barbecue and we are happy to be the ones who bring it."

Nelson and Miesch are active members of the Chamber of Commerce and have become a big part of the local community. They have been introducing themselves to local business owners and reaching out to local organizations.

Their store is located at 408 South Air Depot. It is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

"It is always great to bring authentic barbecue to a new area," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants Inc. "I know that this location is going to be a huge success."

Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened its first location in Dallas in 1941. Dickey's began franchising in 1994 and has grown at an exponential rate. By the end of 2011, Dickey's is said to have 200 stores.

Dickey's Barbecue offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides and tangy barbecue sauce. All meats are slow smoked on site in each restaurant. For more information, including a full menu, other restaurant locations and franchising opportunities, please visit

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 leader of fast-casual barbecue 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 Barbecue Restaurants can now be found in 35 states and 189 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit Also visit our corporate Facebook page at Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.

Media Contact:

Kate Morganelli

SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue Pit



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