October 07, 2014 // Franchising.com // Avon, IN - A Texas size barbecue celebration kicks off Thursday, October 9 at 11 a.m. when Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens in Avon. The three day grand opening includes big giveaways like three chances to win free barbecue for an entire year. The party kicks off with the first 50 dine in guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50.
"The second I tried Dickey's Barbecue, I knew the people in Avon would love Texas-style barbecue --especially the brisket," said general manager, Anne Ellis "We'll be one of the few barbecue restaurants in the area and we're looking forward to providing a new catering option for area events as well."
The party continues on Friday when guests can feed their barbecue cravings with $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches and country station 97.1 The Hank FM is onsite from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. One lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners receive free barbecue for an entire year. On Saturday, stop by for merchandise giveaways when the location offers Dickey's Barbecue t-shirts, sunglasses and more.
Ellis grew up in the Avon area and worked in the hospitality industry for the past seven years. The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Avon is located at 9655 US Highway 36, Suite K and the phone number is 317.451.4794. Follow along with this 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 Restaurants, Inc.