DALLAS - March 27, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - With wedding season right around the corner, Dickey’s Barbecue is introducing big day catering packages that make tying the knot unforgettable. The barbecue restaurant known for authentic pit smoked barbecue is now offering catering packages specifically geared toward wedding rehearsals and receptions.
“With the popularity of rustic wedding events, we’ve seen an increase in brides and grooms booking our full-service catering options,” said Michelle Sarlls, Director of Catering Sales for Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Dickey’s provides an affordable solution for both rehearsal dinners and wedding receptions. We can even start with a full menu tasting to make sure we customize the menu to fit their specific budgets and tastes – our service makes event planning easy and seamless.”
The full-service wedding catering option includes two slow smoked meats served at a carving station, three home style sides served in chafing dishes, along with buttery rolls, Dickey’s signature barbecue sauce and a relish tray. Dickey’s will deliver to wedding reception locations and provide all catering set up and clean up, with serving staff to carve meats on site. Drinks and dessert are also options for wedding packages.
“This is an exciting time for the catering side of our brand,” said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Dickey’s has built quite a reputation for providing high quality ingredients and customer service that makes catering for events effortless – big or small, we do it all!”
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 www.dickeys.com or for franchise opportunities call (866) 340-6188.