Local Entrepreneur Continues Dickey’s Barbecue Pit’s Expansion in Washington State
Three new locationsare slated to open beginning in Spring 2017
(Pullman,WA) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will continueits expansion throughout the state of Washington with four new locations slatedto open beginning Spring 2017. The four new locations will be owned andoperated by current Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Owner/Operator, Dan Pelfrey.
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“Dickey’sBarbecue Pit is growing rapidly nationwide with nearly 600 locations in 44 states,which is due in part to the amazing Owner/Operators of each Dickey’s BarbecuePit location,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants,Inc. “At Dickey’s we only want the best Owner/Operators to join our team andDan Pelfrey was the perfect fit.”
Born andraised in Texas, Pelfrey knows a thing or two about the art of great barbecueand after moving to Washington he wanted to share his passion with his newcommunity. Pelfrey grew up eating Dickey’s slow-smoked barbecue and when researchingfranchising opportunities Dickey’s felt like home to him. Pelfrey has already opened two locations inRichland and Kennewick and plans to open his next four beginning in Spring2017.
“After movingto Washington I realized that not only was lacking Dickey’s delicious barbecuein my life, but so were the people in my community,” says Pelfrey. “I amexcited to open my next four locations in Washington and continue serving mycommunity Dickey’s barbecue.”
About Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
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, savory sides,tangy barbecue sauce and free kids’ meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concepthas expanded to more than 600 locations in 44 states. In 2016, 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 GrowthChain” and by Technomic as the “Fastest-growing restaurant chain in thecountry.” For more information, visit www.dickeys.comor for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.