EUGENE, Ore. - November 17, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Eugene will open on Thursday, November 21 with a three-day celebration. The first 50 dine-in customers will receive a gift card for up to $50 to Dickey’s Barbecue Pit.
"I’m excited to bring a different type of restaurant to the Eugene community," said franchise owner Joy Hedge. "This is a very social community and I know people will love the authentic Texas barbecue that we will be serving."
Friday, customers will enjoy a day full of merchandise giveaways. Then Saturday, radio station New Country 93 will be on site from to noon to 2:00 p.m. and Dickey’s Barbecue will be serving $2 Pulled Pork Barbecue sandwiches. One lucky customer will win a $500 gift card.
Joy Hedge is originally from Oregon and worked in management prior to owning a Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. After learning about the history and growth of the franchise, Hedge and business partners, John Coleman and Nathan Lang, knew they wanted to bring Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to Oregon. Coleman grew up eating Dickey’s Barbecue in Dallas.
The Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Eugene is located at 1680 Corburg Road next to Side Bar and Dairy Queen and the store number is 541-393-6650. To learn more about this location check out their Facebook page. Click to tweet #DickeysEugene.
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.