Existing multi-unit Owner Operator is expanding his store count with three new developments.
New Orleans, LA (RestaurantNews.com) Seasoned Dickey’s franchisee and multi-unit New Orleans, LA Owner/Operator Robert Dunning is expanding his presence in the market and developing three additional units with all of the new locations set to open in 2021.
Dunning, a United States Marine Corp. Veteran, is taking advantage of the leasing opportunities and growing Dickey’s fan base in New Orleans by developing a food truck in LaPlace, LA and two free-standing units in the suburban areas of Destrehan and Chalmette.
Dunning opened his first Dickey’s unit in 2014 and currently serves on the barbecue brand’s Technology Advisory Committee alongside several other seasoned Dickey’s franchisees.
“Robert is truly a brand champion and we’re proud to be his partner and watch him build on his success by serving even more folks Legit. Texas. Barbecue.,” said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Robert currently owns three Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations in the New Orleans area. His restaurants can be found at 6005 Jefferson Highway in New Orleans, 3020 Veterans Memorial Blvd. in Metairie and 91 Westbank Expressway in Gretna.
To learn more about Robert and his secrets to success, watch this short testimonial video.
To find your nearest Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location, visit dickeys.com/locations.
About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the world’s largest barbecue concept, was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. For the past 79 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ At Dickey’s, all our barbecued meats are smoked onsite in a hickory wood burning pit. Dickey’s proudly believes there’s no shortcut to true barbecue and it’s why they never say bbq. The Dallas-based, family-run barbecue franchise offers several slow-smoked meats and wholesome sides with ‘No B.S. (Bad Stuff)’ included. The fast-casual concept has expanded worldwide with two international locations in the UAE and operates over 500 locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list and was named a Top 500 Franchise by Entrepreneur in 2018. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Fox News, Franchise Times, The Wall Street Journal, QSR Magazine, Forbes Magazine and Nation’s Restaurant News. For more information, visit www.dickeys.com.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Inc.