OXFORD, Miss., June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit celebrates the opening of its first store in Oxford's West Jackson area this Thursday. To celebrate the grand opening, three lucky guests will win free barbecue for a year at the Oxford location. Guests can enter to win using hashtag #1FreeYearofBBQ on any social media page, order online or sign up for the Big Yellow Cup Club to receive special offers and loyalty points which can be redeemed for free barbecue.
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"We welcome Owner/Operators Ray Smith and Jim Rogers to the Dickey's family," says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We congratulate them on the opening of their first store in Oxford and can't wait to serve the community Texas-style barbecue."
Doors open this Thursday and 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 Limited Time Offer of the month, featuring one pulled pork street taco per person.
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.
Singer/Songwriter Saturdays – Enjoy live music and get a free Big Yellow Cup!
Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday!
With over 30 years each in the oil and gas industry, business partners and Owner/Operators Ray Smith and Jim Rogers were first introduced to Dickey's Barbecue Pit in their travels throughout Texas. Having both retired from the same major oil company, the two decided to expand their business portfolio into the world of franchising. "We are excited to bring Oxford the first Dickey's Barbecue Pit that serves authentic slow-smoked barbecue," says Smith. "We look forward to opening our doors this Thursday and showing Oxford what Texas-style barbecue is all about."
Oxford residents can find their newest Dickey's at 2311 West Jackson Ave. Oxford, MS 38655. The phone number is 662-801-9260.
About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
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 more than 550 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.
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