BARTONVILLE, Texas, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens Thursday, February 11 with specials and giveaways. Three lucky guests will win free barbecue for an entire year at the new Bartonville location! To enter to win, use hashtag #1FreeYearofBBQ on any social media page, order online or sign up for the Big Yellow Cup Club, where you will also receive special offers and promotions. To celebrate the opening, the store will give away free Big Yellow Cups to guests on Thursday. On Friday the proceeds from Dickey's brand of signature potato chips will go to Barbecue, Boots & Badges, Dickey's charitable foundation benefitting first responders. Kids eat free on Sunday as always at Dickey's Barbecue Pit, so come and celebrate Valentine's Day with the whole family!
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"Dickey's Barbecue Pit began in Texas, and is a hometown staple across the state," says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We congratulate Perry and Maureen Fagan on the grand opening of their store."
The grand opening weekend includes:
Thursday, February 11 – Thirsty Thursday – Free BYC with Dickey's new reusable travel lid and straw.
Friday, February 12 – Philanthropy Friday – 100 percent of potato chip sales benefit Dickey's charitable foundation Barbecue, Boots & Badges, which serves the families of first responders.
Saturday, February 13– Feed the whole crew with $1 sliders, Dickey's new limited time offer going until the end of February.
Sunday, February 14 – Kids eat free!
Owner/Operators Perry and Maureen Fagan hail from the Caribbean originally, and Perry worked as a senior executive in the financial services industry for many years. The couple decided to open a Dickey's Barbecue Pit for their next venture because of the opportunities and support that Dickey's provides, as well as the high-quality product. "The communities of Lantana and Bartonville are growing rapidly, and we are excited to serve great barbecue to our local residents as well as those of the surrounding areas," says Fagan.
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 over 530 locations in 43 states. Dickey's 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