March 11, 2012 at 01:00 AM EST
Dickey's Barbecue Is Turning Up The Heat In Texas
World's largest barbecue chain expands in Prosper, Texas

PROSPER, Texas, March 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue is adding a new store to its growing barbecue chain. Philip Lezar, a lifelong Dallas resident, has signed on to become the newest franchise owner of a Dickey's restaurant in Texas.

"I grew up eating Dickey's Barbecue in Dallas," said Lezar. "It offers quality food and excellent customer service—who wouldn't want to be a part of that?"

Lezar is currently looking for sites in the developing Prosper area.  He graduated Dickey's Barbecue University in February 2012. He hopes to open his new store around the middle of June.

"We are thrilled to welcome Philip in to the Dickey's Barbecue Restaurant family," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened its first location in Dallas in 1941. Dickey's began franchising in 1994 and has continued to grow across the country. Dickey's currently has more than 200 locations in 36 states nationwide.

Dickey's Barbecue offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides and tangy barbecue sauce. All meats are slow smoked on-site in each restaurant. For more information, including a full menu, other restaurant locations and franchising opportunities, please visit www.dickeys.com.

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants

Founded in 1941, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey's is now the world's largest barbecue chain. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey's is on track to maintain its 61% growth rate in 2012. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants can now be found in 36 states and over 200 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit www.dickeys.com. Also visit our corporate Facebook page at www.facebook.com/dickeysbarbecuepit. Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.

­Media Contact:
Kate Morganelli
972.248.9899
kmorganelli@dickeys.com

 

SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue

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