MISSION, Texas, Dec. 19, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit is now open in Mission. Local franchise owner, Luis Ortiz swings open his doors and serves the local community delicious barbecue.
"We are excited to open and begin giving the community great barbecue and excellent customer service," said Ortiz's wife Erica Garza.
The store opened for lunch on Saturday, December 17th. It is located at 2521 E. US Expressway, suite 100 near R. D. Martinez Elementary School.
"It's always exciting to open a new location in Texas since this is where it all began," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "I am excited to bring Dickey's to Mission and for the community to enjoy our delicious slow smoked meats."
Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened its first location in Dallas in 1941. Dickey's began franchising in 1994 and has grown to 201 stores nationwide.
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 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 36 states and 201 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