GRESHAM, Ore., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- People of Gresham get ready to eat some great barbecue at Dickey's Barbecue Pit. If you live anywhere near 124 NE Third Street, then you need to stop by and enjoy any of Dickey's eight signature slow-smoked meats and ten sides.
"We are in a great location," said local franchise owner Mike Cameron. Cameron owns and operates this location with his wife Teena. "We are really excited to open and to finally let the local community enjoy delicious barbecue."
This is the first location for Oregon. It is located near Gresham High School and right across the street is a community park. This location has been getting great support from their local Albertsons and St. Henry's.
"We wanted to do this as a family. I have my sons Anthony, Dwayne and Mikey Jr. helping out," said Teena Cameron. "We are doing this as a family, just like the Dickey's."
Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened in 1941 and began franchising in 1994. Since then Dickey's has grown at an exponential rate. Currently, there are 186 locations and Dickey's is said to have 200 stores open nationwide by the end of this year.
"It is always great to see a family come together and work towards one goal," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "I expect great things from this location and am excited to be bringing great barbecue to Oregon."
Dickey's Barbecue offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides and tangy barbecue sauce. 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 leader of fast-casual barbecue in the country. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants can now be found in 35 states and 186 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