TACOMA, Wash. - December 16, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tacoma will be open for business Thursday, December 19 at 11:00 a.m. and the first 50 dine-in customers will receive a gift card for up to $50. The grand opening celebration continues for three days.
"Opening my second location is exciting for my family! I’m thrilled to bring authentic slow-smoked Texas barbecue to the Tacoma community," said multi-unit franchise owner Gary Depping. "We know people will enjoy the great food and family friendly atmosphere."
Friday, customers will enjoy a day of merchandise giveaways including t-shirts, koozies and sunglasses. Saturday, the day kicks-off with radio station 94.1 FM from noon to 2:00 p.m. and this location will be serving $2 Pulled Pork Barbecue sandwiches. In addition, three lucky winners will win FREE barbecue for a year.
Depping spent the majority of his career working for Burger King. He opened his first Dickey’s Barbecue location in Auburn in 2012 and plans to open a third location in 2014.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tacoma is located at 8425 S Hosmer St., Suite 106 across the street from Red Lion Inn and their store number is 253-267-1899. Click to tweet #DickeysTacoma.
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 350 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.