Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Sells Record Number of Turkeys this Holiday Season

Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dickey’s Barbecue Pit sells more than 100,000 pounds of turkey so far this holiday season across their 500 U.S. locations. The 79-year-old barbecue concept calculated this past weekend alone, that guests looking for last minute holiday solutions…
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Lands at DFW Airport with a Full Bar

Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Just in time for the holiday travel rush, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens in Terminal C at DFW Airport this week on Wednesday, November 20. The new location in Terminal C across from Gate 6 features a full…
Former Pilot Plans to Bring Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to Snohomish, WA

Snohomish, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Former airlines captain Steve Barton recently inked a deal with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to bring Dickey’s southern comfort barbecue to Snohomish, Washington. After serving as a pilot for Gulf Stream Airlines, Boeing and most recently Frontier Airlines…
Former Marine Launches Successful Career as Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Owner

Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Robert Dunning spent 21 years serving his country in the United States Marine Corp. before turning his attention to serve the New Orleans community slow-smoked, Texas-style barbecue.  Before switching his focus to authentic, Texas-style barbecue, Robert spent…
Dickey’s New VP of IT Teams Up With Franchisees to Revamp Tech Strategy

Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  As the world’s largest barbecue brand enters its 79th year, Dickey’s New Vice President of Information Technology Carissa De Santis is embarking on a new technology roadmap with the help of a core group of franchisees. Franchise…
Seasoned Dickey’s Owner Reflects on the Past, Looks to the Future

Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Next fall, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Owner Tom Eggerud will celebrate his 10-year anniversary with the iconic barbecue brand. Out of Dickey’s 500+ franchised locations, Tom’s store in Eagan, Minnesota is consistently ranked in the Top 10 for…
Renowned Cardiologist Declares Barbecue Good for the Heart

Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.com)  National expert in nutritional diet and cholesterol, Dr. Rohit Arora, recently inked a deal to develop seven Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations, five of which are slated to open in the United States’ largest airports. After 30 years…
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Headed South of the Equator

Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is bringing authentic, Texas-style barbecue south of the equator with their first South American expansion deal. The world’s largest barbecue franchise signed with business partners Bruno Gallucci & Cyro Pires, who are set to…
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Family Business Extends Beyond the Dickey Family

Original franchisee still with brand 22 years later Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dickey’s Barbecue Pit original franchisee, Dale Smith, will smoke over 360 pounds of pulled pork in preparation for the big game next weekend. Frank and Dale Smith opened the…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 03/23/16

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). New York, NY-based NANOOSH (founded 2010) has increased 1 unit from 4 to…
Yeehaw! Mr. Dickey Celebrates Five Year Anniversary in Wesley Chapel

Celebration Includes Free Autographed Cookbooks & a Chance to Win Free Barbecue for a Year Wesley Chapel, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Roland Dickey, Sr., barbecue expert and chairman of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is stopping by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Wesley Chapel on…