May 02, 2017 // Franchising.com // Dallas, TX - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is celebrating National Barbecue Month throughout May. Local Owners & Pit Masters have their on-site pits smoking 24-7 to serve guests authentic,Texas-style, straight-from-the-pit barbecue. To make the month even bigger for the largest barbecue chain in the nation, every Dickey’s guest will receive a free Big Yellow Cup on May 16, the official National Barbecue Day; while supplies last, no purchase necessary.
Online fans of Dickey’s Facebook page can also participate in the festivities all month long by entering for the chance to win delicious prizes. Lucky participants could win Free Barbecue for a Year or Dickey’s Pit Master Packs, including Mr. Dickey’s signature cookbook, rib rub, Dickey’s original barbecue sauce, a gift card and more.
To the lucky grand prize winner, Dickey’s will award an all-expense paid trip to the Windy City Smokeout in Chicago! At the Windy City Smokeout Barbecue and Country Music Festival July 14-17, the winner will get to experience over 30 musical performances, barbecue celebrities and vendors, and much more in downtown Chicago.
“We look forward to National Barbecue Month every year at Dickey’s, as we get to showcase and educate folks on our passion for slow-smoked, Texas-style barbecue,” said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “We are even more excited this year with the giveaway of our iconic Big Yellow Cup to give guests around the nation a chance to celebrate this special holiday.”
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Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant. The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers several slow-smoked meats and home style sides with 'No B.S. (Bad Stuff)' included. The fast-casual concept has expanded to nearly 600 locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey's won first place on Fast Casual's "Top 100 Movers and Shakers" list. Dickey's Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Times, and Nation's Restaurant News. For more information on Dickey's awards, visit www.dickeys.com.
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