Dickey’s Barbecue Now Serving Pit Smoked BBQ in Covington

World’s Largest Barbecue Franchise Serves Free Sandwiches at Newest Louisiana Location

COVINGTON, La. - Feb. 26, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will open in Covington on Thursday, February 28 at 11 a.m. The locally owned and operated barbecue restaurant will be serving the first 100 guests a free Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwich.

“I’ve always wanted to own my own restaurant,” said new franchise owner Alex Hill. “I felt that Dickey's offered the most compelling menu and the brand really embodies the importance of good food and family time.”

Prior to owning a Dickey's, Hill was with Hyatt Hotels for 18 years, including 5 years as the Corporate Director of Food and Beverage. Together with his wife Lindsay, they are excited to raise their 2-year old son Jack in the Mandeville/Covington area.

“We feel Covington is an ideal location for Dickey’s,” said Hill. “From the overwhelming support of local businesses to the emphasis on family, we know that Dickey’s will fit right into this great community.”

This new location is in the River Chase Shopping Center off of Highway 21 and the store phone number is (985) 871-2225. Don’t forget Dickey’s is your catering expert. Dickey’s offers box lunches, delivery buffet, and full service catering. Dickey’s provides catering for any event of any size, you tell them what you want and they customize to your needs.

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants

Dickey’s Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 70 years later, the Dallas-based family run barbecue franchise still offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids meals every Sunday. All meats are slow smoked on site in each restaurant. The fast-casual family-friendly concept has expanded to over 280 locations in 43 states and holds the title of the world’s largest barbecue franchise. This year Nation’s Restaurant News named Dickey’s “Top Five Growth Chains” and they were also named “Best Franchise Deal” by QSR Magazine. For more information, visit Dickey’s or for barbecue franchise opportunities call (866) 340-6188.

Contact:

Dickey's Barbecue
Kate Morganelli
972-248-9899
kmorganelli@dickeys.com

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