June 02, 2015 // Franchising.com // Slidell, LA - Roland Dickey, Sr., the man behind Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is stopping by the Dickey’s Barbecue location in Slidell on Wednesday, June 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a guest appreciation event. Earlier this year the location experienced a fire and reopened to the public at the end of March.
“We’re thrilled to be back in business and have Mr. Dickey visit our location to party with our guests,” said local owner, Alexander Hill. “Our guests love Dickey’s Barbecue Pit and look forward to meeting Mr. Dickey and getting copies of his cookbook.”
The guest appreciation event kicks off with Mr. Dickey mingling with guests and handing out 100 free autographed copies of his cookbook, Mr. Dickey’s Barbecue Cookbook. Guests can grab a barbecue bargain with $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. Radio station 101.1 WNOE will be on-site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. when one lucky winner will receive free barbecue for an entire year.
The Dickey’s Barbecue in located in the Stirling Slidell Shopping Center at 61103 Airport Road and the phone number is 985.720.0070. 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 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.