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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Coming Soon to Newark

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Coming Soon to Newark, OH

(Newark, OH) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit new franchisee Josh Wise plans to open his first Dickey’s location in Newark, Ohio in September.

“We are excited to have Josh join the Dickey’s family with his first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location in Newark,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Crafting great barbecue is our passion and we are always excited when we are able to expand Dickey’s brand with such a passionate and experienced owner.”

With an extensive background in the restaurant and hospitality industry and a passion for pit-smoked barbecue, Josh knew that Dickey’s Barbecue Pit would be the perfect fit. The new location will have a variety of grand opening promotions in September to complement Dickey’s slow-smoked barbecue. 

“What I love most about Dickey’s is being able to interact with the guests that come in,” says Josh. “I am looking forward to serving guests delicious, slow-smoked barbecue in the cool, welcoming atmosphere that Dickey’s offers with the strong support from everyone in the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit family.”

Find your nearest Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location here.

About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. 

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant. The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers several slow-smoked meats and home style sides with ‘No B.S. (Bad Stuff)’ included. The fast-casual concept has expanded to more than 550 locations in 45 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

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