HICKORY, N.C., Feb. 4, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- A new Dickey's Barbecue Pit is heading to Hickory and bringing authentic barbecue.
"We did a lot of research on different franchises and Dickey's stood out among them all," said local franchise owner Barbara Dobson. "Dickey's has great food and a family-friendly atmosphere. It is to fit right into the Hickory community."
Dobson hopes to open for business in late March, early April.
"Hickory is a great community with a real need for great tasting barbecue and I know that Dickey's will be a huge success there," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Texas-based Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened in 1941 and began franchising in 1994. Dickey's Barbecue Pit is well-known for their hot pit-smoked signature meats, complimentary ice cream and the big yellow cups. The quick-serve barbecue chain has grown exponentially over the years. Dickey's currently has 207 locations in 36 states 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 36 states and 207 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