September 23, 2014 // Franchising.com // YORK, Neb. - Shannon Legg and a small team of community members were looking for a way to improve their home by providing jobs and a new dining option to residents. On Thursday, September 25 at 11 a.m., Dickey's Barbecue Pit, a leading fast casual restaurant, will open in York. To celebrate, York's newest restaurant is hosting a three-day grand opening with the first 50 dine-in guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50.
On Friday, guests can stock up on their Dickey's Barbecue gear when the store offers t-shirts, sunglasses and more. Saving the best for last, Saturday includes $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches and radio station Mix 105 KTMX on-site from noon to 2 p.m. Feeling lucky? Stop by for a chance to win a $500 gift card or be one of three winners who score free barbecue for an entire year.
"The York community is made up of generous and hardworking people who expect great quality food and we're looking forward to serving them," said first time franchise owner, Shannon Legg. "Everyone has shown a lot of enthusiasm about our opening and we even have multiple caterings booked already."
The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in York is located at 3525 South Lincoln Avenue and the phone number is 402.362.4227. Want to follow along? You can keep up with this new location on Facebook and Twitter.
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