June 02, 2015 // Franchising.com // Mobile, AL - On Thursday, June 4 at 11 a.m. the new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Mobile opens with a three day barbecue bash. Barbecue expert, Chairman Roland Dickey, Sr., stops by the party to celebrate and share his family recipes with 150 copies of Mr. Dickey’s Barbecue Cookbook.
“I love celebrating our new locations with our local owners and guests,” said Chairman Roland Dickey, Sr. “John is a valued owner and I’m excited to be here as he opens his fourth location.”
“It’s an honor to have Mr. Dickey here to show off our new location and meet with our guests,” said multi-unit owner, John Lockett. “Dickey’s Barbecue provided me an opportunity that may not have been possible otherwise to make the transition from the military to business owner.”
Lockett spent 23 years serving in the United States Air Force before pursuing his dream of owning a business. The new location in Mobile is at 1390 Tingle Circle West, Suite D-6 and the number is 251.471.1050.
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.