DALLAS, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants announced it's turning up the heat on Father's Day. The world's largest barbecue franchise today launched its Father's Day Contest, Dickey's Appreciates Dads.
"Our largest demographic is male and we felt like a contest that shines the spotlight on our dads would be fun," said Joette Young, Director of Marketing for Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
The contest will run from June 1 to June 14 and asks Dickey's fans to upload a picture of themselves and their dad showing their love for Dickey's. The winner will be announced on June 14 and will receive a Dickey's Appreciates Dads prize pack that includes nationally acclaimed rib rub, signature barbecue sauce, Dickey's t-shirt and $20 gift card.
"As a family owned business, we wanted to run this contest that gives customers a way to show their support of their dads," Young said. "We are looking forward to some great pictures."
Since 1941, Dickey's Barbecue has offered free kids meals every Sunday and affordable family packs that come with a choice of two meats, three medium sides, six rolls and Dickey's famous barbecue sauce.
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 230 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.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue