GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Franchise owner Wallace Owens is excited to be adding a new Dickey's Barbecue Pit to Grand Prairie. Owens has signed a lease and is eager to begin construction on his new space.
"I'm very excited about representing Dickey's Barbecue in South Grand Prairie," said Owens. "I can't wait to begin working with the community."
Owens was born and raised in Arlington. He has over 25 years of restaurant experience including over 18 years in the barbecue segment. His new location is just north of I-20 on Carrier Parkway in South Grand Prairie at 3710 S. Carrier Parkway. Owens is planning to open the new location in August.
"Owning my own business is a dream come true," said Owens. "I'm experienced in all aspects of restaurant operations and it will be exciting to fully utilize my skills within my own restaurant."
Since 1941, the world's largest barbecue franchise has offered free kids meals every Sunday and free ice cream every day. Get out of the heat and enjoy some mouthwatering barbecue at your local Dickey's.
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 240 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