KEARNEY, Neb., Feb. 13, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit is coming to Kearney this Spring.
"This area is right in the middle of the country all types of food are enjoyed here. We feel it's time people here got a chance to try a great barbecue restaurant," said local franchise owner Richard Cochran.
Richard Cochran will own and operate this location with his wife Cheryl. Both were born in North Dakota and lived in the South for over 15 years. Prior to signing on to be a part of Dickey's, Cheryl worked in the school system and Richard was the vice president of Schwan's.
According to Richard, the couple hopes to open in April.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened its first location in Dallas in 1941. Dickey's began franchising in 1994 and has continued to grow across the country. Dickey's currently has more than 200 locations in 36 states 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. Kids eat free every day at all participating Dickey's locations until February 29th. 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 more than 200 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