Bring Your Appetite to Dickey's Barbecue in Heber City

The World's Largest Barbecue Chain Celebrates a Grand Opening in Utah

HEBER CITY, Utah, March 9, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit is celebrating its grand opening this Saturday, March 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Customers will enjoy $1 pulled pork big barbecue sandwiches and three lucky customers will win free barbecue for a year.

"My wife Cindy and I would like to thank the Heber Valley community for the friendly welcome for our new Dickey's restaurant," said franchise owner Sky Galli. "We're excited to support upcoming events in the area and supply the best smoked barbecue in town."

This is the first franchise opportunity for the couple, who live just over the mountain in Woodland. The Gallis own and operate the restaurant located at 595 South Main Street. They have been running a successful catering company in Park City for the past 10 years. Sky has 41 years of professional cooking experience and has been a Certified Executive Chef for 33 years. His wife Cindy has been in the event and catering business for over 20 years.

"Sky and Cindy are enthusiastic about their restaurant," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants Inc. "They have a great location and attitude so I know that they will be a huge success in Heber City."

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 over 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.

For more information, including a full menu, other restaurant locations and franchising opportunities, please visit

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants

Founded in 1941, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey's is now the world's largest barbecue chain. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey's is on track to maintain its 61% growth rate in 2012. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants can now be found in 36 states and over 200 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit Also visit our corporate Facebook page at Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.

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SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants



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