January 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // Colorado Springs, CO - Colorado Springs residents will have a reason to celebrate when Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens on Thursday, January 29 at 11 a.m. The new barbecue joint opens with a three day barbecue bash where three lucky guests receive free barbecue for an entire year.
"We have been excited with the response to our barbecue from the Colorado Springs area," said Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We look forward to introducing new guests to our many options including our catering and online ordering."
Thursday, the party kicks off with the first 50 guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50. Friday, radio station 95.1 Nash FM is onsite from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the new restaurant will be serving $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. Also, one lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year. On Saturday, guests can load up on Dickey's Barbecue gear like t-shirts, koozies, sunglasses and more.
"Barbecue has been a love of mine for years and I look forward to serving great barbecue to the Colorado Springs area," said first time owner, John Hightower. "Dickey's Barbecue is a great franchise concept with delicious food -- there's really nothing like it out here."
The new location in Colorado Springs is located at 811 Cheyenne Meadows Road, Suite 12 and the phone number is 719.323.3228. 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 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.