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Dickey's Grand Opening Celebration This Friday

WOODVILLE, Fla., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bring your appetite to the grand opening of Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Woodville this Friday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. In honor of this smokin' celebration Dickey's will be serving $1 Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwiches and three lucky customers will win free barbecue for an entire year.


"We love serving our local community mouthwatering southern barbecue at an affordable price," said franchise owner Debra Lewis, who runs this location along with her husband John.  "Our meats are seasoned with Dickey's own special seasonings and slow smoked on-site using hickory wood."

Debra and John Lewis were both born in Tallahassee and are lifelong residents of Leon County. The Lewis' have two sons, Jeremy and Jesse and are deeply rooted in the area with many family and friends.

"We have big plans for Florida, with at least three more stores opening in the state this year," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "Our growth continues throughout the state and we are excited to bring authentic slow smoked barbecue to the area."

This new location is at 8159 Woodville Highway, right next door to the Woodville Post Office in Lewiswood Center.  It's on one of the main routes to the coast and the St. Marks and Wakulla Rivers, and is less than a five minute drive from Capital Circle SE. Dickey's is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants
Dickey's Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 70 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 on site in each restaurant.  The fast-casual family-friendly concept has expanded to over 250 locations in 43 states and holds the title of the world's largest barbecue franchise. This year Nation's Restaurant News named Dickey's "Top Five Growth Chains" and they were also named "Best Franchise Deal" by QSR Magazine.  For more information, visit or for franchise opportunities call (866) 340-6188.

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SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue