CARSON, Calif., Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit will begin serving authentic, slow-smoked barbecue to the residents of Carson in Fall 2017. The new Dickey's location will be owned and operated by local entrepreneur, Elton Anderson.
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"Dickey's Barbecue Pit is proud to have Elton Anderson join the Dickey's Barbecue Pit family," says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "Dickey's has grown rapidly throughout the state of California, with the second highest number of locations behind that of our home-state of Texas, and we are proud to continue that expansion."
After moving to California from Belize looking for new opportunities, Anderson found just that after becoming an entrepreneur, partnering with his two siblings to open multiple Wingstop locations. After selling their locations, Anderson decided to stay in the restaurant industry by opening his own Dickey's Barbecue Pit.
As Anderson and his wife Denise were researching franchising opportunities, they had lunch at a Dickey's Barbecue Pit location near them and decided they loved the food, the concept and the brand so much that they needed to open one for themselves. "Opening a Dickey's in our community is an amazing opportunity because this area is in need of authentic, Texas-style barbecue," says Anderson. "I am looking forward to get involved with the residents of Carson and to serve them delicious barbecue."
About Dickey's Barbecue Pit
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, savory sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids' meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concept has expanded to more than 600 locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey's won first place on Fast Casual's "Top 100 Movers and Shakers" and ranked in the top ten of Franchise Times' "Fast and Serious." Dickey's Barbecue Pit 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.
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