Dickey's Barbecue Pit® News

Founded: 1941

Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is rolling out their authentic, Texas-style barbecue beans to WinCo aisles everywhere as part of their latest installment of their fast-paced retail expansion.
August 7th, 2020
This week, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Owner Operator Jeff Bass is going beyond the four walls of his restaurant to serve his community by partnering with The Dickey Foundation to feed every Garland police officer for free.
August 6th, 2020
Despite trying times for the restaurant industry, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit continues to prevail with July same-store sales up 7.4%, putting the Texas-style barbecue brand at $1.6M over its target.
August 6th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is rapidly expanding their non-traditional store count with the development of seven new food trucks units.
August 3rd, 2020
This August, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is inviting first responders, active military personnel and veterans to join their franchise family by giving away two grand prize vouchers redeemable towards a Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurant franchise fee.
July 31st, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is ramping up their retail presence with the announcement of their newest partner, Oklahoma-based grocery chain Homeland.
July 24th, 2020
This August, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is launching its latest catering innovation with its new Big Yellow Box, designed to conveniently and compactly feed small groups for any occasion.
July 23rd, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit fans can now easily enjoy authentic, Texas-style barbecue favorites in the comfort of their homes.
July 17th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is commemorating those who protect and serve communities across the nation with the launch of its new First Responder Tribute Cups.
July 15th, 2020 | TRENDING
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is maintaining its long-standing status as the world’s largest barbecue franchise with a robust roster of new store openings and new franchise agreements across the U.S.
July 10th, 2020 | TRENDING
As grocery store traffic and canned-good demand continues to surge, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit launched its complete product line of at-home barbecue beans in Walmart locations across the U.S.
July 2nd, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is getting into the Fourth of July spirit with its delicious Texas-style barbecue options that are perfect for gatherings of any size!
July 1st, 2020
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To continue its commitment to provide continuous support and an enhanced experience for its franchisees, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit just launched an all-new franchise website.
June 26th, 2020
Here’s how Dickey’s Barbecue Pit franchise not only endured the pandemic, but also found ways to expand its footprint throughout the nation.
June 23rd, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is embracing the arrival of barbecue season and the official start of summer by offering guests several delicious deals.
June 19th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit recently partnered with Arkansas-based grocery chain, Harps to extend their barbecue beans for Dickey’s fans to enjoy at home.
June 12th, 2020
In celebration of Father’s Day on June 21, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is launching a nationwide search for the best dad joke ever said or heard.
June 5th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, is reporting unprecedented off-premise sales and is meeting demand trends by extending its free delivery offer through the end of June.
May 29th, 2020
America’s longtime catering expert - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit - is rolling out a new line-up of catering options for guests looking to safely feed large groups as more states reopen.
May 28th, 2020
14 Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Arizona Owner/Operators joined forces to serve over 1,000 free meals to the servicemen and women living on the Luke Air Force Base located outside of Phoenix.
May 26th, 2020
On Monday, May 25 Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is offering a full lineup of slow-smoked specials for families to enjoy together this Memorial Day.
May 21st, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, an international barbecue franchise, has invested heavily in technology amid the pandemic and their efforts are paying off.
May 15th, 2020
On Sunday May 10, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit reached their highest day in digital sales ever recorded and reported an increase in check counts, check totals and website traffic resulting in positive same store sales for the Dallas-based franchise.
May 12th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is honoring superhero moms everywhere by encouraging fans to share the best motherly advice they’ve ever received or given in celebration of Mother’s Day on May 10.
May 8th, 2020
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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is saying thank you to nurses from California to Abu Dhabi with free barbecue for their tireless efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic in honor of National Nurses Day.
May 7th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is unveiling a new lineup of southern comfort barbecue and slow-smoked deals just in time for National Barbecue Month in May.
May 4th, 2020
ickey’s Barbecue Pit - the world’s largest barbecue franchise - executed a new development agreement earlier this week, marking the 100th new store in the pipeline for the family-owned brand.
April 27th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit franchisees are supporting their local communities in inspiring ways.
April 23rd, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, the world’s largest barbecue concept, is gearing up for safety by providing washable face masks to all pit crew members working at one of their 500 and counting domestic locations.
April 17th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is rolling out a new program allowing guests to purchase sandwiches online to be donated to their local first responders.
April 14th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, the world’s largest barbecue concept, launched a modernized ecommerce site designed to enhance the user experience for guests.
April 10th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is making Easter easier this year with a variety of family barbecue bundles including full-sized meat options and savory family-sized sides all available for free contactless delivery.
April 10th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit donated 100,000 free sandwiches to grocery store employees, first responders and medical workers serving on the front line in Arizona earlier this week.
April 6th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, known for slow smoked Texas barbecue, is now offering a new lineup of daily deals available for barbecue fans to enjoy throughout the week.
April 2nd, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is now offering a new Classic Family Pack fit to feed a family of 4 for $34.99 at participating locations.
March 27th, 2020
This Thursday, toilet paper, paper towels, boxes of gloves and bottled water will be available to order for delivery or pick-up at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations across the U.S.
March 25th, 2020
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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is extending their popular Kids Eat Free offer online to guests this Sunday.
March 20th, 2020
Curbside pick-up is the newest addition to Dickey’s lineup of convenient ways guests can order authentic, Texas-style barbecue including delivery, take-out or drive-thru at participating locations.
March 17th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is launching a contactless doorstep drop-off delivery option for guests to choose when they order delivery through Dickeys.com or the Dickey’s App.
March 12th, 2020
Dickey's Barbecue Pit is nominated for the 2020 10Best Readers' Choice travel awards adding to the list of accolades the world’s largest barbecue concept has already received.
March 12th, 2020
Female entrepreneurs and longtime friends Carla Cole and Samantha Adviento are joining forces to bring Legit. Texas. Barbecue. to their El Paso community.
March 5th, 2020
This month Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is offering basketball fans everywhere free delivery when they order online at dickeys.com or through the Dickey’s app.
March 5th, 2020
Participating Dickey’s locations are offering a variety of fish specials including smoked or fried fish sandwiches and plates for a limited time.
February 28th, 2020
Two entrepreneurial brothers are teaming up to bring Dickey’s authentic, Texas-style barbecue to Broadview, Illinois.
February 21st, 2020
The Dallas-based franchise Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is expanding to Pakistan with their first location expected to open in Lahore later this year.
February 20th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is extending its free delivery offer through March, allowing guests to enjoy authentic, Texas-style barbecue in their homes or offices with no delivery fees.
February 13th, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit offers guests the perfect meal deal for two with 2 two meat plates for only $24 at participating locations.
February 6th, 2020
The world’s largest barbecue franchise is expanding their global footprint to the Republic of Georgia with the location set to open in the country’s capital, Tbilisi.
January 10th, 2020
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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is celebrating the start of a new decade by offering free delivery and extending its popular Kids Eat Free Sundays to every day during the month of January.
January 6th, 2020
The world’s largest barbecue franchise is encouraging new beginnings for restaurant-curious entrepreneurs looking to expand their business opportunities in the new decade.
January 3rd, 2020
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit urges fans to share how they fuel their gameday as part of its new contest in search of America’s ultimate tailgater.
December 16th, 2019
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is bringing authentic, Texas-style barbecue to Egypt with a planned opening in Cairo in late spring/early summer next year.
December 9th, 2019
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit sells more than 100,000 pounds of turkey so far this holiday season across their 500 U.S. locations.
November 26th, 2019
Just in time for the holiday travel rush, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens in Terminal C at DFW Airport this week on Wednesday, November 20.
November 21st, 2019
Former airlines captain Steve Barton recently inked a deal with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to bring Dickey’s southern comfort barbecue to Snohomish, Washington.
November 19th, 2019
Robert Dunning spent 21 years serving his country in the United States Marine Corp. before turning his attention to serve the New Orleans community slow-smoked, Texas-style barbecue.
November 13th, 2019
On Monday, November 11 Dickey’s will salute our veterans with a free classic sandwich and a side at participating Dickey’s locations. Guests can stop by in-store with their military ID or valid proof of service to redeem this special.
November 11th, 2019
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is the newest barbecue joint set to open in Vallejo tomorrow November 6th and will feature a variety of grand opening specials and giveaways including free barbecue for a year for one lucky guest.
November 5th, 2019
As the world’s largest barbecue brand enters its 79th year, Dickey’s New Vice President of Information Technology Carissa De Santis is embarking on a new technology roadmap with the help of a core group of franchisees.
October 29th, 2019
Next fall, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Owner Tom Eggerud will celebrate his 10-year anniversary with the iconic barbecue brand.
October 15th, 2019
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