March 24, 2015 // Franchising.com // Yakima, WA - Slow smoked Texas barbecue arrives in Yakima on Thursday, March 26 at 11 a.m., when Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens their first location in the area with a three day barbecue bash. The nation’s largest barbecue chain offers an array of smoked meats including brisket, pulled pork and jalapeno cheddar sausage.
“Washington has been really receptive to our brand,” said Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Dickey’s Barbecue is taking a southern favorite nationwide and it’s exciting to see our fan base grow across the country.”
The three-day barbecue bash includes:
“We can’t wait to introduce Yakima to Dickey’s Barbecue Pit,” said first time owner, Anna Mahoney. “I’ve been in the restaurant industry for years and know Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is a great concept with a quality product people in Yakima will love.”
Local owners, Anna and Darren Mahoney are both natives of Washington. The Yakima store is located in at 2706 West Nob Hill Boulevard and the number is 509.388.0637. Follow along 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.