TYLER, Texas - May 16, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tyler is throwing a grand opening event this Friday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Guests will enjoy $1 Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwiches and will have the chance to win free barbecue for a year.
“Dickey’s is a very unique barbecue franchise,” said John Huml who owns and operates this location with his wife Nikki. “It feels like we’ve joined a family with the tremendous support from the corporate team and from our community that we have received.”
101.5 KNUE will be at the event to help Dickey’s announce the three winners of free barbecue for a year. The barbecue restaurant is located at 1501 West Southwest Loop 323 and the store phone number is 903-534-7073.
John Huml grew up in Arlington and his first job was at a barbecue restaurant. For the past 11 years, Huml has worked in processing and underwriting mortgage loans. He has been married to his wife Nikki for 14 years and they have two sons, Austin and Hayden.
Dickey’s Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 71 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 300 locations in 43 states and holds the title of the world’s largest barbecue franchise. This year Technomic named Dickey’s “Fastest-growing restaurant in the country” 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.