September 16, 2014 // Franchising.com // SWEETWATER, Texas - Jay and Ratna Devdhara's love for cooking is what attracted them to opening a Dickey's Barbecue Pit in their hometown of Snyder. On Thursday, September 18 at 11 a.m., the couple will expand their business with a new location in nearby Sweetwater. To celebrate their expansion, they are hosting a three-day grand opening. The first the first 50 guests receive gift cards worth up to $50.
Friday's party includes $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches and radio station 103 The Bear on-site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. One lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year. Guests can grab Dickey's Barbecue gear with all day merchandise giveaways on Saturday.
"My wife and I have enjoyed working with Dickey's Barbecue and when the opportunity arose to own a second location, we couldn't resist," said multi-unit owner, Jay Devdhara. "Our love for cooking drew us to the restaurant business, but Dickey's Barbecue got us into the barbecue business."
Prior to opening their location in Snyder, the couple owned a motel. The Devdhara's reside in Snyder. The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Sweetwater is located at 1806 Dent Drive and the phone number is 325.219.7037. Keep up with this new location on Facebook.
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