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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opens in Rochester

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opens in Rochester, NY

(Rochester, NY) The world’s largest barbecue concept, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, opens their first Rochester location Thursday, November 21st with four weeks of grand opening specials including 10% off for first responders in uniform. 

Rochester’s newest barbecue joint is owned and operated by Abban Westby, who is expanding to the area after launching his first Dickey’s location in Buffalo. 

“When guests dine with us, they can expect quick service, friendly smiles and true competition-style barbecue,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “The Dickey’s brand continues to grow and be successful because of the dedication and passion owners like Abban have for the brand and the guests they serve.” 

Located in Walmart on 1490 Hudson Avenue, the Rochester Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will feature recipes passed down by generations including a variety of slow-smoked meats and savory sides that can be enjoyed in-store, at home or at the next big event.

About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. 

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. For the past 78 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations across the nation have served guests Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ At Dickey’s, all our barbecued meats are smoked on-site in a hickory wood burning pit for up to 14 hours. The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers several slow-smoked meats and wholesome sides with ‘No B.S. (Bad Stuff)’ included. The fast-casual concept has expanded worldwide with 2 international locations in the UAE and operates over 500 locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list and was named a Top 500 Franchise by Entrepreneur in 2018. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Franchise Times, The Wall Street Journal, QSR Magazine, Forbes Magazine and Nation’s Restaurant News. For more information, visit 

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