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 asking customers to go head-to-head on Facebook and Twitter in the “Are You Dickey’s Biggest Fan?” contest. The Facebook contest winner receives a $500 gift card to cater their big game day party.
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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 celebration.
“There are so many wonderful people in this community, and we couldn't think of a better place to own a business,” says local owner Peggy Anicka. “Our kids grew up here, and we’ve spent the last 10 years volunteering in their schools and on their sports teams.”
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-over-year sales.
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 percent.
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.
"We really took our time perfecting the ham recipe before we introduced it to our customers," says Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants. "Customers want flavor and our new Barbecue Honey Ham really delivers. It fits in perfectly with our core menu and also offers something new and exciting to our customers."
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.
“We are in the enviable position of growing our brand when so many talented folks are looking for new challenges,” says Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Dickey’s Barbecue is a time-tested brand and now is an ideal time to join our growing team.”
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's the No. 1 barbecue catering service in the nation.