Dickey's Barbecue Opens its Doors in Grand Island, NE

World's Largest Barbecue Franchise Opens Newest Location in Nebraska on Thursday

GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Aug. 20, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Multi-unit franchise owners Richard and Cheryl Cochran and Larry and Sue Tyler are eager to open their third Dickey's locations in Nebraska. The new location in Grand Island will open this Thursday, August 23 and the first 100 customers will receive a free Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwich.

"We are extremely excited to be opening our new location," said Richard Cochran. "We are lucky to be located in a great community. People can't wait to sink their teeth into our slow smoked Texas-style BBQ."

The two couples have taken Nebraska by storm. This location will be the third Dickey's for both couples; they also own two Kearney locations; one of which is located in the Great Platte River Road Archway. Prior to becoming Dickey's franchise owners, Richard and Larry worked for Schwan's and Cheryl and Sue worked in the school system.

"The Cochran's and Tyler's are great examples of enthusiastic and dedicated owners," said Roland Dickey, Jr., President of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We are confident this will be another successful location for the dynamic team."

This new location is at 217 East Stolley Park Rd. The store phone number is 308-210-3444.

Since 1941, the world's largest barbecue franchise has offered free kids meals every Sunday and affordable family packs designed to bring the whole family together for dinner. Family packs come with a choice of two meats, three medium sides, six rolls and Dickey's famous barbecue sauce.

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 43 states and over 250 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.

Media Contact:

Kate Morganelli
972.248.9899
kmorganelli@dickeys.com

SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue

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