Dickey's Multi-Unit Owner Opens His 10th Store John Thomson Expands Dickey's Barbecue Across his Home State

LAYTON, Utah, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Successful multi-unit franchise owner, John Thomson, is opening his tenth Dickey's Barbecue Pit. The new location will open this Wednesday, December 19 in Layton. The first 100 customers will receive a free Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwich.

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"I've expanded the Dickey's brand across Utah and I'm excited to continue my success into new territories in the upcoming year," said Dickey's multi-unit owner, John Thomson. "Dickey's family atmosphere and authentic great tasting food has already proven to be very popular around the state."

Since Thomson began his career with Dickey's he hasn't stopped. Recently, Thomson became the Area Developer for Utah and Colorado and currently has nine stores in development in Utah, Colorado and Idaho, such as Vernal, Sandy, Logan, Denver, Aurora, Pocatello, Twin Falls, and several others.

"We've had remarkable growth in Utah," said Roland Dickey, Jr., President and CEO of Dickey's Barbecue. "John is a very passionate and determined entrepreneur who respects the brand and we're proud to have him as part of the Dickey's family."

This new location is at 2056 N. Hill Field Rd. and the store phone number is 801-825-1059. Dickey's offers tender beef brisket that is smoked to perfection every night. Dickey's has everything from fried okra to mac & cheese, so there truly is something for everyone.

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants
Dickey's Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 70 years later, the Dallas-based family run barbecue franchise still offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids meals every Sunday.  All meats are slow smoked on site in each restaurant.  The fast-casual family-friendly concept has expanded to over 270 locations in 43 states and holds the title of the world's largest barbecue franchise. This year Nation's Restaurant News named Dickey's "Top Five Growth Chains" and they were also named "Best Franchise Deal" by QSR Magazine.  For more information, visit www.dickeys.com or for franchise opportunities call (866) 340-6188.

Media Contact:
Kate Morganelli
972.248.9899
kmorganelli@dickeys.com

SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue



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