MODESTO, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas-based Dickey's Barbecue, the largest barbecue chain in the country, is set to continue expansion in California as Franchisees Jerrad Marsh and Dianne Marsh-King sign up for a new location in the Modesto area.
This is the franchisees' first Dickey's location.
Dickey's is growing at a rapid rate -- with 144 locations in 33 states, the company has enjoyed a 35% growth rate over the past 2 years, according to company officials.
Dickey's only began franchising in 1994.
The first Dickey's Barbecue opened in 1941 in Dallas, TX.
The original location is still open for business and Dickey's Barbecue is still owned and operated by the Dickey Family.
Committed to exceptional quality at an affordable price, Dickey's still slow smokes all of their signature meats overnight in every restaurant.
For more information about Dickey's, visit www.dickeys.com.
For Dickey's franchising information call 866-340-6188.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue