OKLAHOMA CITY, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue is adding a new location in Oklahoma City. T.D. Dickey, III, grandson of Dickey's Barbecue founder Travis Dickey, along with co-owners Kimberly Miesch and Kim Nelson, are opening their second Oklahoma location in the next few weeks.
"I'm so proud to be bringing our family's authentic slow-smoked barbecue to Oklahoma City," said T.D. Dickey, III, new store co-owner and third generation Dickey. "There is such demand for our mouthwatering barbecue -- my goal is to open multiple Oklahoma locations."
Nelson and Miesch are already active members of the community. The newest location Oklahoma City is at 2800 Northwest 63rd Street, Suite 500. The three owners also own the Midwest City location.
"Our expansion in Oklahoma is exciting news for our company," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We look forward to continued momentum – bringing more of our great barbecue to the area."
Dickey's Barbecue is planning to add over 100 new locations nationwide in 2012. This new location will be the fifth Dickey's Barbecue Pit to open in Oklahoma. As part of this growth strategy the company seeks community leaders and local business owners who have the passion and experience to own a Dickey's Barbecue Pit.
Since 1941, the world's largest barbecue franchise has offered free kids meals every Sunday and affordable family packs designed to bring the whole family together for dinner. 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.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue