August 25, 2014 // Franchising.com // FORT WORTH, Texas - On Thursday, August 28 at 11 a.m., Fort Worth will get a new barbecue restaurant when Sam and Yasmin Poonawala open their first Dickey's Barbecue Pit. In celebration of their newest franchise, the Poonawalas will throw a three-day grand opening celebration where the first 50 guests receive gift cards worth up to $50.
Friday includes all day Dickey's Barbecue merchandise giveaways. On Saturday, country station 99.5 The Wolf is onsite from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Guests can feed their barbecue cravings with $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've worked with numerous franchises and are proud to grow our business with Dickeys' Barbecue Pit," said the Dickey's Barbecue owner, Sam Poonawala. "Everyone loves barbecue in Texas making this new Fort Worth location the perfect place for a new Dickey's Barbecue Pit."
The Poonawalas own multiple franchises. The couple has another Dickey's Barbecue planned for the Dallas area. The newest Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Fort Worth is located at 6721 Bridge Street and the phone number is 817.451.4899.
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