June 02, 2014 // Franchising.com // MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - Paul Davis and Jim Heberlig wanted a family based business with a proven track record. On Thursday, June 5 at 11:00 a.m., Davis and Heberlig will open their first Dickey's Barbecue Pit. To celebrate, the new Mechanicsburg location is hosting a three-day grand opening celebration. The first 50 guests will receive a gift card for up to $50.
Friday, radio station BOB 94.9 will be onsite from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and this location will be serving $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches.Saturday, the new Dickey's Barbecue Pit will offer all day merchandise giveaways. Also, one lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year.
"As we continued to look at other business ventures, we couldn't shake what we had experienced with Dickey's Barbecue Pit," said first time owner Paul Davis. "Jim and I have continued to be impressed by the company and look forward to opening more Dickey's in our area."
Davis, a former school principal and Heberlig, a former supervisor for a Starbucks distribution plant have over 26 years of leadership experience. Since beginning construction, Davis and Heberlig began integrating into theMechanicsburg community by meeting local business owners and joining The Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce. Their restaurant is located 6520 Carlisle Pike and the store phone number is 717.458.0515. Check out all the details on this new location on Facebook.
Founded in 1941, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas and are now the world's largest barbecue franchise. Dickey's began franchising its cutting-edge business model in 1994 and has continued impressive growth across the country. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants are located in 40 states and over 220 locations nationwide.
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