Dickey's Announces Winner of Pinterest Contest

Dickey's Announces Winner of Pinterest Contest

Jamelyn Pulse Wins A Year of Free Barbecue in Smokin' Pin Wins Contest

DALLAS, May 18, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants announced that Jamelyn Pulse of The Colony is the winner of its Pinterest contest, Smokin' Pin Wins. The world's largest barbecue franchise launched its Pinterest brand page earlier this year and fired up the contest asking Dickey's barbecue fanatics to post photos and recipes using any Dickey's meat or sides in a contest called "Smokin' Pin Wins."

"The contest was a lot of fun and a great way to roll out our presence on Pinterest," said Joette Young, director of marketing for Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "Dickey's fans were very creative using our ingredients and also with the pictures they submitted."

Pulse submitted a Shepherd's Pot Pie using Dickey's chopped brisket and baked potato casserole. Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., reviewed the top submission and ultimately chose Pulse as the winner. Pulse won a year of free barbecue that can be redeemed at any Dickey's Barbecue Restaurant in the United States and her recipe and photo will be featured on the company's Pinterest site.

"My husband loves shepherd's pie and so I just substituted some of my ingredients with Dickey's barbecue and added a puffed pastry to make it a little fancier – I thought it turned out great," said contest winner, Jamelyn Pulse. "I can't wait to enjoy Dickey's barbecue free for a year!"

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.

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. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants is located in 40 states and over 220 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.

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SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue



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