Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Serves Up Delicious, Texas-Style Barbecue to the People of Gurnee, IL
The new location willoffer four weeks of specials and giveaways, including free barbecue for a yearfor three lucky guests
(Gurnee, IL)Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens this Thursday inGurnee with four weeks of specials and giveaways, including free barbecue for ayear for three lucky guests. To be eligible to win free barbecue for a yearguests must use hashtag #1FreeYearofBBQon any social media page, order onlineor sign up for Dickey’s Big Yellow CupClub. On Thursdays at the new location, Dickey’s will offer the first 50guests through the door a complimentary taste of Dickey’s newest limited timeoffer, the Frito’s™ Pie Taco. On Fridays, Dickey’s offers 50 percent off to allfirst responders, and gives guest the opportunity to donate to Dickey’scharitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots& Badges.
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“The Dickeyfamily congratulates Bill Zimmerman on opening his second Dickey’s location,”says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Dickey’s BarbecuePit is growing rapidly in the nation with more than 560 locations in 43 states,and we are proud to continue to expand in the state of Illinois.”
Doors openthis Thursday and guests can enjoy the grand opening events over the next fourweeks:
Thirsty Thursdays—All guests willreceive a free Big Yellow Cup with Dickey’s new reusable travel lid and straw.The first 50 guests through the door will receive a complimentary taste ofDickey’s Frito’s Pie Taco.
Philanthropy Fridays— Uniformed firstresponders will receive 50 percent off their meal, and guests can donate to Barbecue, Boots & Badges,Dickey’s charitable foundation.
Singer/Songwriter Saturdays— Enjoy livemusic from a local musician.
Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday witha $10 dine-in purchase per adult.
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Dickey’sBarbecue Pit is nothing new to Bill Zimmerman, as this will be his second Dickey’slocation to open. After spending 22 years in the truck leasing businessZimmerman decided it was time to own a business of his own and fell in lovewith Dickey’s delicious food and great atmosphere. Zimmerman and the store’sGeneral Manager Colin Robin are excited to open their new location in Gurneeand bring a new option of slow-smoked, Texas-style barbecue to their community.“The people of Gurnee, like me, love delicious, slow-smoked barbecue and I amexcited to have the opportunity to serve them just that,” says Zimmerman.
Residents of Gurnee can find their newest Dickey’s locationat 6681 Grand Ave., Suite A-1 Gurnee, IL 60031. The phone number is847-596-7290.
About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s largest barbecue chainwas founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey with the goal of authenticslow-smoked barbecue. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in eachrestaurant living up to the company tagline, “We Speak Barbecue.” TheDallas-based family-run barbecuefranchise offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides,tangy barbecue sauce and free kids’ meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concepthas expanded to more than 560 locations in 43 states. This year Dickey’s wonfirst place on Fast Casual’s “Top100 Movers and Shakers” and ranked in the top ten of Franchise Times’ “Fastand Serious” Dickey’s Barbecue Pit wasrecognized for the third year by Nation’s Restaurant News as a “Top 10 Growth Chain”and by Technomic as the “Fastest-growing restaurant chain in the country.” Formore information, visit www.dickeys.com orfor barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.