OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha is getting a new Dickey's Barbecue Pit this weekend with a three-day grand opening celebration that will include gift cards to the first 50 guests and many other barbecue giveaways. The 12th location in Nebraska, the newest barbecue joint will offer $2 pulled pork sandwich specials on Saturday during the event, and three guests will receive free barbecue for a year! To find the Dickey's Barbecue Pit nearest you, click here.
"Dickey's continues to expand throughout the Midwest," says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We congratulate Steven Swift on the opening of his second store in Omaha and look forward to expanding our presence throughout Nebraska."
The three-day grand opening includes:
Thursday, November 12 kicks off with the first 50 guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50.
Friday, November 13 radio station KKCD 105.9 will be on-site from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM and the new store will serve guests a barbecue bargain with $2 pulled pork sandwiches. One lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year.
Saturday, November 14 guests can grab Dickey's Barbecue goodies with all day merchandise giveaways.
Originally from East Texas, Steven Swift is a retired oil field engineer. Having lived overseas for 25 years, the Swift family moved to Omaha in 2014 to open their first Dickey's Barbecue Pit. "The people of Omaha love Texas-style, slow-smoked barbecue," said owner Steve Swift. "My wife, daughter and I had a great time opening our first store in Northwest Omaha and look forward to opening the second store in the very active Aksarben Village."
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 520 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