DALLAS, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While the national economy is in recovery mode, Dickey's Barbecue is accelerating growth. With the pedal to the metal, the world's largest barbecue chain is actively seeking energetic and talented potential employees to take the company to the next level.
"We are in the enviable position of growing our brand when so many talented folks are looking for new challenges," said Roland Dickey, Jr. president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "Dickey's Barbecue is a time tested brand and now is an ideal time to join our growing team."
The BBQ franchise was recently featured on Fox & Friends weekly segment, Five Companies Now Hiring with Cheryl Casone. Corporate job openings include positions in Operations, Construction, and Marketing. The company, recently named "Best Franchise Deal" and "Top 5 Growth Chain" by respected industry publications, also has new franchise opportunities available. They offer low start-up costs, a successful business model and multiple revenue streams. A Veteran's Discount Program is also available.
"We are definitely doing our part to stimulate the economy," said Dickey. "Last year alone we added 67 new restaurants and we will are opening 100 by the end of this year – that means jobs for landlords, construction companies and of course the communities we are serving."
In a report released by the National Restaurant Association, the industry is projecting continued expansion in 2012 despite a sluggish recovery by the nation's economy. This same report predicts the restaurant industry will continue to fuel U.S. employment as the nation's second largest private sector employer. Overall restaurant industry employment will reach 12.9 million in 2012, representing 10 percent of the total U.S. workforce.
About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants
Founded in 1941, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey's is now the world's largest barbecue chain. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants is located in 43 states and over 250 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit www.dickeys.com. Also visit our corporate Facebook page at www.facebook.com/dickeysbarbecuepit. Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.
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