NEDERLAND, Texas - Aug. 26, 2015 // PRNewswire // - Dickey's Barbecue Pit is bringing its signature slow-smoked barbecue to Nederland in a three-day grand opening celebration that will include giveaways and specials. Owner/Operator and Houston native, Raju Ali, opens the doors of the newest Dickey's on Thursday, August 27, giving away free barbecue for a year to three lucky winners.
"Dickey's Barbecue Pit has a strong presence throughout much of the state of Texas, however we are looking forward to bringing new locations to this region of the state," says Roland Dickey, Jr., Dickey's CEO. "We now have more than 500 locations across the U.S. and we are always looking for new opportunities for growth. Our guests in this area have been asking for some time when we were going to open here, and we are thrilled to continue to expand across our home state of Texas." To find the Dickey's Barbecue Pit nearest you, click here.
The three-day grand opening includes:
Although this is Raju's first restaurant, he is no stranger to running a business. Growing up running his family's dry cleaning stores, Raju graduated with a degree in business administration from Georgia State. "From a young age, small business has been part of my entrepreneurial upbringing," Raju says. "Getting into the restaurant business was a new challenge for me but a decision I don't regret. The Dickey's Barbecue Pit family has been nothing less than welcoming, and has been great about guiding young owner/operators, such as myself, to success."
The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Nederland is located at 2621 Windmill Lane, Nederland, TX 77627 and the phone number is 409-853-1726. Find Dickey's on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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 500 locations in 43 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