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New Dickey's Barbecue Pit to open in northwest Tucson

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Posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 10:27 am | Updated: 10:57 am, Tue May 20, 2014.

On Thursday, May 22 at 11 a.m., the newest Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Arizona will open with a three-day grand opening celebration. The first 50 dine-in customers will receive a gift card for up to $50 to Dickey’s Barbecue Pit.

“Tucson and Oro Valley are in dire need of good restaurants that have a high quality of food for an affordable price,” said local franchise owner David Wirth. “Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will be the new local favorite for lunch, dinner and catering.”

Friday, radio station K-Hit 107.5 will be on-site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and this location will be serving $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches.  Also, one lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year. Saturday, the new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tucson will be offering all day merchandise giveaways.

Wirth graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He has an extensive background in food service starting when he worked a hot dog cart with his dad as a kid.  The new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tucson is located 7850 N. Oracle and the telephone number is 219-5RIB (5742).

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 over 400 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 for barbecue franchise opportunities call (866) 340-6188.

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