HICKORY, N.C., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest barbecue franchise is now ready to serve its hickory smoked meats to the Hickory community. The store opens Thursday, April 19 and the first 100 customers will receive a free pulled pork big barbecue sandwich.
"Dickey's has great food and a family-friendly atmosphere," said local franchise owner Barbara Dobson. "I know we're going to fit right into the Hickory community and can't wait to get involved."
The new smokin' hot store is located at 1036 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd. SE. right by Lenoir Rhyne University. The store hours are 11am to 9pm daily and the store phone number is 828-855-9390.
Dickey's isn't showing any signs of slowing down in its expansion plans for North Carolina. This will be the tenth location in North Carolina with several more slated to open this year.
The world's largest barbecue franchise added over 66 stores last year and is planning to add 100 new locations nationwide in 2012.
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.