October 13, 2014 // Franchising.com // ABINGDON, Md. - Mark Buzminsky spent over 20 years as a teacher and school administrator for Harford County Public Schools. He was ready for a change when he discovered Dickey's Barbecue Pit. On Thursday, October 16 at 11 a.m., Buzminsky will open Dickey's Barbecue in Abingdon with a three day grand opening celebration. The first 50 dine in guests receive gift cards worth up to $50.
"After looking at franchises for the past three years, Dickey's really stood out to me," said operator and general manager, Mark Buzminsky. "We're close to military bases and schools which makes Dickey's family friendly concept a great fit for our community."
On Friday guests get a chance to score when Dickey's Barbecue Pit offers all day merchandise giveaways. On Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., guests can stop by for a barbecue deal with $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches and an appearance by radio station Today's 101.9. One lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year.
Buzminsky plans on opening several Dickey's Barbecue locations in the area with CRA of Bel Air LLC. The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Abingdon is located at 3468-70 Emmorton Road and the phone number is 443.402.1277. Stay up-to-date 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 450 locations in 42 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