SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit is heating up expansion in the Bay area. The world's largest barbecue chain currently has six Bay area stores and is searching for multiple new spaces.
"The Bay area has really been a phenomenal growth area for our chain," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We look forward to continued momentum – bringing more of our great barbecue to the area."
Dickey's Barbecue added over 66 stores last year and is planning to add 100 new locations nationwide in 2012. The fast casual restaurant chain just signed on four new franchise owners and is looking for new sites in the Bay area.
"We have had a great response to our Bay area locations," said Jimmy Lu, Dickey's franchise owner who owns stores in both Fremont and San Jose. "The feedback has been incredible – the Bay area loves our barbecue!"
Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened its first location in Dallas in 1941. Dickey's began franchising in 1994 and has continued to grow across the country. Dickey's currently has more than 200 locations in 36 states nationwide.
With every new restaurant, the company creates additional jobs for landlords, brokers, construction companies, and of course the city itself. This is great news for the Bay area.
Dickey's Barbecue offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides and tangy barbecue sauce. All meats are slow smoked on-site in each restaurant. For more information, including a full menu, other restaurant locations and franchising opportunities, please visit www.dickeys.com.
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. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey's is on track to maintain its 61% growth rate in 2012. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants can now be found in 36 states and over 200 locations nationwide. Visit www.dickeys.com. For more information on franchising opportunities with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188. Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue