LANCASTER, Calif., Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancaster native Jamie Bynum opens the nation's largest barbecue chain, Dickey's Barbecue Pit, with a three-day grand opening celebration beginning Thursday, August 27. The barbecue bash includes barbecue deals, merchandise giveaways and three chances for guests to win free barbecue for a year.
"We are excited to further expand the Dickey's brand across the state of California," says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "The Dickey's Barbecue family congratulates Jamie on the opening of his second Dickey's store."
The three-day grand opening includes:
- Thursday, August 27 kicks off with the first 50 guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50.
- Friday, August 28, radio station 102.7 KIIS FM will be on-site from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. The new store will serve barbecue specials such as $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. One lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year.
- Saturday August 29 Guests can grab Dickey's Barbecue goodies with all day merchandise giveaways.
A seasoned franchise owner, Jamie is excited to open the first Texas-style barbecue restaurant in Lancaster, and his second Dickey's Barbecue Pit location. His other franchise is located in Palmdale. "We can't wait to bring real Texas-style barbecue to the area," says Jamie. "Our meats are slow smoked on-site with real hickory wood for up to 14 hours, which is why our barbecue tastes unbelievable." Jamie looks forward to bringing slow-smoked meats, home-style sides, and free ice cream to the Lancaster community every day.
About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant living up to the company tagline, "We Speak Barbecue." The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids' meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concept has expanded to over 500 locations in 43 states. This year Dickey's Barbecue was recognized for the third year by Nation's Restaurant News as a "Top 10 Growth Chain" and by Technomic as the "Fastest-growing restaurant chain in the country." For more information, visit www.dickeys.com or for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue