Dickey’s Barbecue Brings Texas Barbecue to First Tennessee Location
Nation’s Largest Barbecue Chain Kicks Off in Clarksville
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - October 07, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - On Thursday, October 10 at 11:00 a.m. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Clarksville will be open for business. The first 50 dine-in customers will receive a gift card loaded with up to $50 to Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. The nation’s largest barbecue chain is throwing a three-day party to celebrate this new location.
“We are so proud to bring slow smoked authentic Texas Barbecue to Tennessee,” said Roland Dickey, Jr., President and CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “We look forward to continued expansion in this great state.”
On Friday, Dickey’s Barbecue will be serving $2 Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwiches from 11:00 to 1 p.m. and one lucky winner will receive a $500 gift card to Dickey’s Barbecue. Radio station 100.3 FM will also be on site. The party continues Saturday with a day full of merchandise giveaways.
“Dickey’s will be a great addition to the Clarksville community,” said local franchise owner Mark Deering. “This is a very social community where people eat out a lot. Our plan is to open five in the next few years.”
Mark and Lorrie Deering and Co-owner Marcia Winn are originally from Clarksville. The three met about 20 years ago at a T-ball game and have been great friends ever since. Marcia was a former advertising executive.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Clarksville is located at 2345 Madison St. next to the Wal-Mart Supercenter. The store phone number is 931-368-3030. To find out more on this local Dickey’s, check out their Facebook. Click to Tweet.
About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants
Dickey’s Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 72 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.