November 10, 2014 // Franchising.com // Fullerton, CA - Danny DeMarco's experience at a local butcher shop and a career as a food and beverage director make him the perfect person to run a barbecue joint. On Thursday, November 13 at 11 a.m., DeMarco will open the first Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Fullerton with a three day grand opening celebration. The festivities kick off with the first 50 guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50.
"Dickey's Barbecue offers a franchise with potential for growth and a large support team which is what I was looking for in my next career," said first time owner, Danny DeMarco. "Fullerton is a growing community that's striving for new food options, making it the perfect place to open a Texas-style barbecue restaurant."
On Friday, guests can grab Dickey's Barbecue gear with all-day merchandise giveaways. On Saturday, radio station K-EARTH 101 will be on-site from noon to 2 p.m. One lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners receive free barbecue for an entire year. Guests can feed their barbecue cravings with $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches.
DeMarco holds a hospitality degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Fullerton is located in the Amerige Heights Town Center at 1941 West Malvern Avenue, Space Q and the phone number is 714.451.4620. 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 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 Restaurants, Inc.