March 17, 2015 // Franchising.com // East Brunswick, NJ - The nation's largest barbecue chain, Dickey's Barbecue Pit is opening its first location in New Jersey on Thursday, March 19 at 11 a.m. The fast casual barbecue chain offers meats pit smoked onsite, home style sides and free ice cream with every meal. In celebration of the new location in East Brunswick, the store will host a three day grand opening event.
"It's exciting to see our footprint expand to New Jersey," said Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "Barbecue is gaining popularity across the country and throughout the east coast."
Thursday, the first 50 guests receive gift cards worth up to $50. Friday, station 92.3 AMP will be onsite from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and guests can score a deal with $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches during the event. One lucky winner will win a $500 gift card and three winners receive free barbecue for an entire year. Saturday, guests can score Dickey's Barbecue merchandise with all day giveaways.
"We're thrilled to bring Dickey's Barbecue Pit to New Jersey and introduce authentic hickory smoked Texas barbecue to the community," said first time owner, Joseline Garcia.
"Before signing on, we visited many different Dickey's Barbecue Pit locations and were impressed by the food each time," said first time owner, Patrick Fiddler.
Local owners, Patrick Fiddler and Joseline Garcia are both respiratory therapists. The new store in East Brunswick is located at 77 Tices Lane and the number is 732.479.1950. Keep up 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.