HASTINGS, Minn., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue will be celebrating its first grand opening in Hastings on September 29 with a drawing to win free barbecue for a year and $1 pulled pork sandwiches throughout lunch.
"The community has been overwhelmingly supportive during the first week," said Jae Wiese, who will own and operate the franchise location. "The grand opening will be a great way to celebrate the community that has been so encouraging."
The grand opening will be held at 1316 South Frontage Road from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. with $1 pulled pork sandwiches and three giveaways for free barbecue for a year.
"Dickey's Barbecue is rapidly becoming a staple in Minnesota and I am excited to be a part of the Dickey's movement," said Wiese.
This is the first location in Hastings and the first franchise opportunity for Wiese.
Texas-based Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened in 1941, began franchising in 1994 and is scheduled to have 200 locations by the end of this year.
The original Dallas location is still open for business and Dickey's Barbecue Pit is still owned and operated by the Dickey Family.
There are 174 locations in 35 states.
Even today, Dickey's still slow smokes all of their signature meats overnight in every restaurant.
For more information, including a full menu, other restaurant locations and franchising opportunities, please visit www.dickeys.com.
Franchising information is available at 866-340-6188.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue