Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Dickey’s Barbecue is rolling out its own version of March Mania. Every Monday in March, the nation’s largest barbecue franchise is offering its most popular sandwich, the Westerner, for only $5.

“Our mouthwatering Westerner is one of our most popular menu items because...

Jeff Forrester has been named vice president of purchasing and research and development for Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, the nation's largest barbecue franchise.

"I enjoy working with manufacturers to develop products that differentiate Dickey's from other restaurant...

February 2013

With marketing and advertising proving more challenging for quick-serve restaurants in the age of social and digital media, some brands are looking to a retail-based approach to get their name out: merchandising.

“I think merchandise is an excellent idea,” says Jonathan Raduns...

Dickey's, a barbecue franchise known for its slow-smoke barbecue, is adding a new limited-time-only Spicy Chicken Sandwich to its menu.

"We take our time in developing new menu items to make sure they offer something unique and exciting to our customers," says Roland Dickey...

OLO, the fastest-growing digital commerce engine for restaurants, announced a $5 million dollar Series B financing from PayPal and existing investors. 

The New York–based company is hiring as it aggressively scales operations for a breakout year in 2013.

OLO allows...

Down. Set. Eat. Dickey’s Barbecue is ready to tackle game day catering with Tailgate Packs and social media contests that will get everyone in the game. Kicking off Tuesday, January 22 and running through Thursday, January 31, the barbecue brand known for fast casual pit smoked barbecue is...

Dickey’s franchise owners Peggy and Joe Anicka have enjoyed serving the Commerce Township, Michigan, community slow, pit-smoked barbecue.

On Friday, January 25, Dickey's will be offering $1 Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwiches from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in honor of its grand-opening...

Dickey's Barbecue is kickin' up its heels to celebrate record sales this holiday season. The rapidly expanding national barbecue chain broke systemwide sales records with more than $2 million in sales from November 19 to November 23.

This represent a 45 percent increase in year-...

Everything is bigger in Texas and this year Dickey’s Barbecue has gone “big” on franchise sales. 

The world’s largest barbecue franchise has sold 138 new franchises to date in 2012 and is on course to open 100 new stores this year, with franchise sales up 21...

November 2012

Dealing with suppliers and distributors on a daily basis means many restaurant operators are adept at driving a hard bargain. And with the economy still struggling to stay above water, operators may want to consider putting those skills to use by renegotiating their building lease.

Ordering your favorite barbecue just got easier. Dickey's Barbecue, the world's largest barbecue franchise, is allowing customers to skip lines during busy times and order online.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit is celebrating its explosive growth in Minnesota by hosting special events across the state. Currently, Minnesota is the fastest growing market for the world's largest barbecue chain, with 15 stores open and two more set to open this year.

Dickey's Barbecue, the largest barbecue franchise in the country, has rolled out a new lean, spiral cut ham that is glazed to perfection with a combination of sweet golden honey and Dickey's signature hickory smoke.

While the national economy is in recovery mode, Dickey’s Barbecue is accelerating growth. 

With the pedal to the metal, the world’s largest barbecue chain is actively seeking energetic and talented potential employees to take the company to the next level. 

Not many 1-year-olds make $2.6 million. 

But, after just one year, the national catering hotline for Dickey's Barbecue hit that sales mark with a 58 percent year-over-year sales increase.

The hotline, 1-866-BARBECUE, continues to break monthly sales records, making Dickey...

June 2012

“Growth has killed many brands.”

Those words, from Corner Bakery Café’s CEO Mike Hislop, sum up a problem that several quick-serve CEOs face: Expanding a business is a natural desire for most executives, but growing it beyond one or two stores without compromising its...

From May 18–20, Firehouse Subs hosted the annual Firehouse Subs Men’s Doubles Tennis Tournament, which featured hot subs, face painting and bounce houses for children, and tennis matches played by nationally ranked players.

The tournament is an integral part of the Firehouse...

Dickey's Barbecue is pleased to announce it has made G.I. Jobs magazine's Military Friendly Franchise list for 2012.

"We are honored to be ranked on this list,” says Roland Dickey Jr., president. “Our veterans provide a tremendous...

Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants announced that Jamelyn Pulse of The Colony is the winner of its Pinterest contest, Smokin' Pin Wins. The world's largest barbecue franchise launched its Pinterest brand page earlier this year and fired up the contest asking Dickey's...