August 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // Commerce, TX - On Thursday, August 21 at 11 a.m., Commerce will get a fast casual barbecue option when Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens near Texas A&M University – Commerce. The new Commerce location will open with a three-day grand opening celebration and the first 50 dine-in customers will receive a gift card worth up to $50.
On Friday, guests can stop by for Dickey's Barbecue gear when the store offers all day merchandise giveaways. Saturday, country station 93.5 The Coyote is on-site from noon to 2 p.m. when the new location will serve $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. One lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year.
"We believe the Dickey's Barbecue brand will be a great fit in Commerce, especially with Texas A&M Commerce so close," said multi-unit franchise owner, Joseph Vongsombath. "We're looking forward to catering our delicious barbecue at local events in the Commerce community and at student events."
Vongsombath owns 12 other Dickey's Barbecue Pit locations throughout Texas and Oklahoma. Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Commerce is located at 2202 Live Oak and the telephone number is 903.886.8808.
Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant living up to the company tagline, "We Speak Barbecue." The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids' meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concept has expanded to over 400 locations in 40 states. This year Dickey's Barbecue was recognized for the third year by Nation's Restaurant News as a "Top 10 Growth Chain" and by Technomic as the "Fastest-growing restaurant chain in the country." For more information, visit www.dickeys.com or for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866-340-6188.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.