DALLAS, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit announced today that as part of a strategic growth plan it is seeking to expand in communities throughout Washington, Georgia, Wisconsin, Nevada and Indiana. The world's largest barbecue franchise is actively looking for qualified franchisee candidates to grow their lip smackin' brand within these five states.
"Dickey's Barbecue offers a unique fast-casual concept for communities and an exciting business opportunity for franchise owners," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "As part of our continued expansion, we're searching for qualified candidates interested in developing our nationally recognized brand and making a positive contribution to their communities."
Dickey's Barbecue is planning to add over 100 new locations nationwide in 2012. As part of this growth strategy the company seeks community leaders and local business owners who have the passion and experience to own a Dickey's Barbecue Pit. We have exceptional sites in Las Vegas and Green Bay that are available immediately.
"We tailor our development approach to individuals who have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to become the face of the Dickey's brand in their communities," said Richard Phillips, vice president of development for Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We have a cutting-edge business model and our development team works closely with franchisees to ensure their success."
As a nationally established brand, Dickey's Barbecue offers over 70 years of restaurant expertise and a team of experts to lead the charge. Dickey's has an extensive training program at its Barbecue University, on-going operations support and an energized marketing and advertising program that all support the profitability of their franchisees. Additionally, the recognized barbecue brand offers flexible real estate concepts ranging from traditional free-standing restaurants to shopping center end caps. They also offer non-traditional concepts such as airports, theme parks, convenience stores, and food courts.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened its first location in Dallas in 1941. Dickey's began franchising in 1994 and has continued impressive growth across the country. The fast-casual barbecue chain added over 66 stores in 2011. With every new restaurant, the company creates additional jobs for landlords, brokers, construction companies, and of course makes an impact on the city it serves.
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. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants is located in 40 states and over 220 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.