Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Expands in Home State with New Store Opening in Grand Prairie

owner-operator-kyle-clifton-tx-1360Opening its latest location in Grand Prairie, Texas, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit welcomed BBQ enthusiasts with lots of fanfare including #1FreeYearofBBQ contest where three lucky winners received free BBQ for a year redeemable only at this new location.

For those who missed it, don’t worry, guests can enjoy the grand opening events over the next four weeks:

Thirsty Thursdays – All guests will receive a free Big Yellow Cup with Dickey’s new reusable travel lid and straw. The first 50 guests will receive a taste of Dickey’s butcher taco of the month, the Buffalo & Bleu.

Philanthropy Fridays – “You Give, We Give”, guests who donate to Dickey’s charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges, will receive a gift card. Uniformed first responders also receive 50 percent off their meal.

Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday with a $10 dine-in purchase per adult.

“Dickey’s is proud to open our newest location so close to home,” says Roland Dickey Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “We congratulate Owner/Operator Kyle Clifton on his grand opening.”

The nation’s largest barbecue chain, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants 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 more than 560 locations in 43 states.

This year Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” and ranked in the top ten of Franchise Times’ “Fast and Serious.” Dickey’s Barbecue Pit 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.

Top Photo: Kyle Clifton, Owner-Operator of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Grand Prairie, TX