Colorado Entrepreneur Brings Texas-Style Barbecue to Boulder
(Boulder, CO) Dickey’s Barbecue Pitmakes plans to bring a delicious new dining option to Boulder, CO in Spring2018. The new location will be opened by barbecue fanatic and Dickey’s BarbecuePit franchisee, Brandon Gerrick.
“We want to congratulate Brandon Gerrick on joining the Dickey’sBarbecue Pit family,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s BarbecueRestaurants, Inc. “With experienced, passionate franchisees such as Brandon,the Dickey’s brand will continue to grow and be successful.”
Originally from Chicago, Gerrick recently moved to Colorado andimmediately noticed a void of delicious, Texas-style barbecue in Boulder. As hehas been in the restaurant industry for 18 years, Gerrick decided it was timeto open one of his own and found a home in Dickey’s after researchingfranchising concepts.
“Dickey’s is a great brand that has delicious food and a solidfranchising concept, which is why I chose to make Dickey’s my first business toown,” says Gerrick. “Boulder was at the top of my list for where to put myfirst Dickey’s location and when the territory was available I jumped at theopportunity. I greatly look forward to opening up our store and serving theresidents of my new community.”
About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s largest barbecue chainwas founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. Today, all meats are still slowsmoked on-site in each restaurant. The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offersseveral slow-smoked meats and home style sides with ‘No B.S. (BadStuff)‘ included. The fast-casual concept has expanded to nearly 600locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s”Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list and in 2017 again wona top 10 on the list. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has also been recognized byEntrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Times, and Nation’s Restaurant News. For moreinformation, visit www.dickeys.com.