CORTLAND, N.Y. - March 16, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dickey’s wants to celebrate Spring this Friday, March 22 at its Cortland location. The barbecue franchise known for slow smoked barbecue, served fast is hosting a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the two hour event Dickey’s will be serving mouthwatering Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwiches for only one dollar!
“Owning a Dickey’s has been a very rewarding experience,” said franchise owner Allan Bennett. “I get such a kick out of talking to our customers—barbecue brings out the best in people.”
Bennett has lived in Whitney Point, NY for more than 40 years. He is a retired contractor and was the owner of AB Construction and Roofing Inc., which is now successfully owned and operated by his daughter and son-in-law.
“We’re excited to be expanding our brand across New York State,” said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “We currently have three locations in the state and hope to add several more this year.”
An official ribbon cutting ceremony held by the Cortland County Chamber of Commerce will occur on Friday morning. Guests can indulge on the $1 Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwich promotion and enter a raffle to win free barbecue for a year; three winners will be chosen.
This restaurant is located at 160 Clinton Avenue and the store phone number is 607-222-8000.
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.