GRAND FORKS, N.D., Feb. 20, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Josh Becker is bringing Dickey's Barbecue Pit to Grand Forks.
"When I moved to North Dakota, I looked up barbecue and all that came up were Chinese food restaurants," said franchise owner Becker. "There was a desperate need for barbecue here."
Becker was a pilot in the Air Force. He left because of the overage of officers. He wanted to begin a new chapter in his life and Dickey's seemed to be the perfect fit.
"I knew I wanted to own a barbecue restaurant and I have always loved Dickey's so I am extremely excited. I also love the fact that Dickey's has shown much support for Veterans and respective organizations," said Becker.
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.
"I am excited that we are bringing great barbecue to Grand Forks, the community is really going to love it," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
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 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