Dickey’s Barbecue Donates to Food Banks across the Country

World’s Largest Barbecue Concept Helps to Smoke out Hunger

DALLAS - July 12, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Local food banks across the nation are in need of donations. Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. answered the call by donating over $16,000 in frozen Barbecue Honey Hams, Polish Sausage, and Smoked and Cajun Fried Turkeys. This equates to approximately five thousand pounds of meat donated nationwide.

“With the growing need for hunger relief, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit franchisees, employees and crew members are so pleased to make these donations that will benefit so many families,” said Roland Dickey, Jr., president and chief executive officer for Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “It makes our entire restaurant concept proud to do our part to fight hunger.”

Donations were made to Wayside Soup Kitchen in Portland, Maine, San Antonio Food Bank, Santa Barbara Rescue Mission, Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank in Dothan, Alabama , Bishop Sullivan Center in Kansas City, Missouri, Good Shepherd Food Bank and Western Eagle Foundation in Temecula, California to name a few.

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants

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 40 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.

Contact:

Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants
Jami Zimmerman
972-248-9899
jzimmerman@dickeys.com

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