Dallas, TX (RestaurantNews.com) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was recently recognized at the International Franchising Association Show in Las Vegas as a winner of the Global Franchise Award in the Food and Beverage Category. Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Capital Group, was there to accept the award.
As a 77-year-old brand, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit began in Dallas, TX as a barbecue stand and quickly expanded under the leadership of Roland Dickey, Jr. with more than 500 location across the United States. In 2018, Dickey’s opened the first international location in Abu Dhabi with more than 40 other locations in the pipeline to open in the coming years. Dickey’s has also signed an agreement to open locations in Canada beginning in 2019.
“As a family owned brand, we are proud to have been honored with the Global Franchise Award this year,” says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Capital Group. “Our team works hard to create relationships with the best partners that will exemplify the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit brand and bring authentic, Texas-style barbecue to folks across the world.”
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About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. For the past 77 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations across the nation have served guests Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ At Dickey’s, all meats are smoked low and slow on-site, every night in every location. 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 and includes more than 500 locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list and in 2018 Dickey’s Barbecue Pit made the Top 10. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Times and Nation’s Restaurant News. For more information, visit www.dickeys.com.