SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Dec. 1, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- People of Springfield the countdown is on! Dickey's Barbecue Pit is celebrating its grand opening on Friday, December 2nd from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
"We are really proud to be bringing Dickey's Barbecue to Springfield," said local franchise owner David Wells. "Over the years I have enjoyed many Dickey's Barbecues in different cities and always wished we had some in the Springfield area."
This new store is located at 1360 Republic Road. Wells owns and operates another Dickey's located in Nixa.
At the grand opening Power 96.5 will be there to entertain the crowd. Customers will enjoy $1 pulled pork big barbecue sandwiches and will be able to enter into a drawing where three lucky people will win free barbecue for a year.
"David is a great person and has always been enthusiastic about his store," said Roland Dickey, Jr., President of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "He deserves to celebrate with the Springfield community this Friday."
Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened in 1941 in Dallas, Texas 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. Currently, there are 191 locations nationwide.
Dickey's Barbecue offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides and tangy barbecue sauce. 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 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 191 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.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue Pit