October 15, 2014 // Franchising.com // STOCKTON, Calif. - Stockton is ready for more slow-smoked barbecue. To help celebrate the newest Dickey's Barbecue Pit location, Mr. Dickey will be stopping by to get the party started! The three day celebration in Stockton kicks off on Thursday, October 16 at 11 a.m. with the first 50 dine in guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50. Friday includes a visit from Mr. Dickey and three chances to win free barbecue for a year.
"At Dickey's, we love to celebrate with guests across the country as often as we can," said Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. chairman, Roland Dickey, Sr. "California is one of my favorite states to visit and I love the fact that Dickey's Texas-style barbecue is such a hit."
On Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dickey's Barbecue chairman, Mr. Dickey, will be on hand to autograph 100 copies of his cookbook. The event includes $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches and radio station Kat Country 103 on-site. 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 on Saturday with all day merchandise giveaways.
The local owner, Rod Cockrum owns Dickey's Barbecue locations in Lodi, Stockton and Manteca. The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Stockton is located at 10940-H Trinity Parkway and the phone number is 209.910.0744.
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