November 10, 2014 // Franchising.com // Gillette, WY - John Thomson's passion for the Dickey's Barbecue Pit brand has made him a successful area developer and owner operator for the nation's largest barbecue chain. He owns locations in Utah, Colorado and Idaho. On Thursday, November 13 at 11 a.m., Thomson will open Dickey's Barbecue Pit in in Gillette with a three day grand opening.
"Joining the Dickey's Barbecue Pit family has changed my life and I enjoy bringing our great tasting barbecue to new markets," said multi-unit owner and area developer, John Thomson. "Dickey's authentic barbecue and down home feel make Gillette a great market for the Dickey's Barbecue brand."
Thursday kicks off with the first 50 guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50. The big grand opening fun happens on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. when radio station Fox Country 100.7 is on-site. Giveaways include a $500 gift card and three chances to win free barbecue for an entire year. Guests can feed there barbecue cravings with $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. On Saturday, guests can score Dickey's Barbecue t-shirts, sunglasses and more with all day merchandise giveaways.
The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Gillette is located in the 2550 South Douglas Highway, Suite 190 and the phone number is 307.686.8698. 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.