Penn State Alumni Opens a New Dickey’s Barbecue in State College

  Penn State Alumni Opens a New Dickey’s Barbecue in State College

 Nation’s Fastest Growing Barbecue Franchise Opens New Pennsylvania Location

Business Wire

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- August 1, 2013

On Thursday, August 8 Penn State alumni Jay and Paula Rhodes are opening their
first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in State College. The celebration will last for
three days spanning from Thursday through Saturday, August 10 and customers
will have a chance to win a $500 Dickey’s gift card.

“Dickey's will not only bring something original to State College,” said new
owner Jay Rhodes. “But it will also bring a fresh way of doing business to the
area based upon old-fashioned values that have been the basis of Dickey’s for
the past 72 years.”

This new fast casual barbecue restaurant is located at 333 Benner Pike,
directly behind the Barnes and Noble. For more information on this new
location, please contact 814-867-2124.

Thursday, August 8: The first 50 customers will receive a Dickey’s gift card
fully loaded with up to $50. The next 100 customers will receive a voucher for
a free meal plate with the purchase of a drink.

Friday, August 9: The party continues with free Dickey’s Barbecue giveaways.
The first 100 customers will receive a free Big Yellow Cup of Miss Ollie’s Tea
and Dickey’s merchandise.

Saturday, August 10: Join Big Froggy 101 for $2 Pulled Pork Big Barbecue
sandwiches from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Dickey’s will hold a drawing for free
barbecue for an entire year. Three winners will be chosen and one lucky guest
will win a $500 gift card to Dickey’s.

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants

Dickey’s Barbecue was founded byTravis Dickeywith the goal of authentic slow
smoked barbecue. Seventy-two 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 300 locations in 40 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
forbarbecue franchise opportunitiescall (866) 340-6188.

Contact:

Dickey’s Barbecue
Kate Morganelli, 972-248-9899
kmorganelli@dickeys.com
 
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