October 27, 2014 // Franchising.com // Wichita, KS - The biggest city in Kansas is getting the Texas-style barbecue they've been missing when Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens on Thursday, October 30 at 11 a.m. Kansas resident, Ryan Wenrich is hosting a three day grand opening in honor of his fourth location. The barbecue bash kicks off with the first 50 guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50.
"My first location was so popular that I knew I needed to open more locations," said multi-unit owner, Ryan Wenrich. "You just can't find another franchise at the same value as Dickey's Barbecue Pit which is one of the many reasons I continue to open new locations – it's an exciting business."
On Friday, guests can pick up merchandise giveaways including t-shirts, sunglasses and more. On Saturday, radio station 102.1 The Bull will be on-site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. when one lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners receive free barbecue for an entire year. The new location will be serving $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches during the event.
Wenrich owns a location in Topeka and two locations in Missouri. The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Wichita is located at 2768 North Maize Road, Suite 100 and the phone number is 316.773.9922. You can 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.