September 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Houston, TX - Dinner options are getting tastier in Houston. On Thursday, September 25 at 11 a.m., Wendy Ridpath will open the newest Dickey's Barbecue Pit in the Copperfield area. The new location is celebrating with a three-day grand opening and the first 50 guests receive gift cards worth up to $50.
"After trying the Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Buffalo, I knew Dickey's was the franchise for me," said first time franchise owner, Wendy Ridpath. "I'm thrilled to open and start serving delicious barbecue to the Copperfield community."
On Friday guests can stop by for all day merchandise giveaways. Saturday's celebration includes radio station Houston's Eagle on-site from noon to 2 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 also scoop up $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches.
Ridpath worked in insurance prior to pursuing her dream of owning a restaurant. The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Copperfield is located at 6184 Highway 6 North and the phone number is 281.345.7528.
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.