Dickey's Barbecue to open new location in New Orleans on April 10

NEW ORLEANS , April 7, 2014 (press release) – Nation's Largest Barbecue Franchise Expands in Louisiana

On Thursday, April 10 at 11:00a.m., the new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in New Orleans will kick off a three-day grand opening celebration. The first 50 guests will receive a gift card for up to $50.

"New Orleans loves delicious food and Dickey's Barbecue serves great barbecue -- it's a perfect combination," said local franchise owner Robert Dunning. "We are looking forward to celebrating with the whole community."

Friday, Dickey's Barbecue will be offering all day merchandise giveaways and then Saturday, radio station 101.1 WNOE will be on-site from noon to 2:00p.m. This location will be serving $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. Also, one lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card.

Dunning spent 21 years in the United States Marine Corps. The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in New Orleans is located at 6005 Jefferson Highway and the store phone number is 504.224.6810. This is the 3rd Dickey's Barbecue Pit location in Louisiana.

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants

Dickey's Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 72 years later, the Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise still offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids meals every Sunday. All meats are slow smoked onsite in each restaurant. The fast-casual family-friendly concept has expanded to almost 400 locations in 42 states and holds the title of the world's largest barbecue franchise. This year Technomic named Dickey's "Fastest-growing restaurant in the country" and they were also named "Best Franchise Deal" by QSR Magazine. For more information, visit Dickey's or for barbecue franchise opportunities call (866) 340-6188.

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