Franchising Trio Brings Dickey’s Pit-Smoked Barbecue to Rolla, MO
(Rolla, MO) New Dickey’s Barbecue Pitfranchisees plan to bring slow-smoked, Texas-style barbecue to their town ofRolla. This franchising trio consists of franchisees Debby and Lawrence Westwith their business partner Debbie Hudson.
This will be the group’s first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location, withhopes of expanding further in the future.
“We are thrilled to have this new team join our Dickey’s Barbecue Pitfamily,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.“Bringing new franchisees into the company is always exciting especially whenthey come with a fiery passion for Texas-style barbecue and the intent tofurther the Dickey’s brand.”
After moving from Brazil to the United States, Debby West found a homein Rolla with her husband, Lawrence West. After settling into her new home,Debby West currently teaches Portuguese to their community while Lawrence Westworks at their local KIA dealership. When the couple decided it was time tomake a change, franchising was the way to go and Dickey’s was the perfectopportunity for them and their community. “Our community is in need of a placefor families to come together for dinner on a Sunday night,” says Debby West.“Rolla is growing everday and we believe that Dickey’s will not only help thatgrowth but also offer a delicious barbecue option for people of the 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 slow smokedon-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.