July 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // Germantown, MD - On Thursday, July 31 at 11 a.m., Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Germantown will reopen under new ownership. The new owner, Jim Hickin is an experienced Dickey's Barbecue Pit team member whose past experience includes roles as general manager of the Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Cortland, New York which he now owns.
"I'm excited to reopen Dickey's Barbecue Pit and give the people of Germantown the great barbecue and quality service we're known for," said multi-unit owner, Jim Hickin. "I've loved working for Dickey's and I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to fulfill my dream of owning multiple Dickey's Barbecue Pit locations. I'm especially looking forward to meeting the people of Germantown."
Thursday kicks off with the first 100 guests receiving free quarter plate cards. On Friday, the first 100 guests will receive a big yellow cup. Saturday, customers can stop by for radio station 99.9 Free Country from noon to 2 p.m. when three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year. This location will also be serving $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. Dickey's Barbecue will offer all day merchandise giveaways during all three days.
Hickin hopes to own as many as 10 Dickey's Barbecue Pit locations in the future. The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Germantown is located at 18056 Mateny Road and the phone number is 240.912.5111.
Dickey's Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 73 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 onsite in each restaurant. The fast-casual family-friendly concept has expanded to over 400 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.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue Pit