Texas-style barbecue brand holds three-day International summit at their Dallas, TX headquarters
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit recently hosted franchise Owner/Operators from all corners of the world at their headquarters in Dallas, TX.
With the barbecue brand continuing its global expansion, it was time to bring these Owner/Operators together for an international meet up. Dickey’s welcomed brand partners from across Canada, Brazil, and the Philippines for a three-day summit to collaborate with the Dickey’s executives and departments heads, to take a tour of WD Provisions, Dickey’s state-of-the-art supply and distribution facility, as well as attending the Dickey Foundation’s annual Denim & Diamonds Fundraiser event. Additionally, the were joined by Dickey’s Owner/Operators from Texas, New York, Ohio, Michigan, New Jersey, Montana, Washington, Illinois, and Louisiana who also traveled to Dallas to enjoy the festivities.
“The opportunity for our international partners to learn, share and engage with each other and Dickey’s team members, as well as domestic Owner/Operators was one-half of the fantastic event”, said Jim Perkins, Executive Vice President International Development & Support. “The other half occurred around the dinner table, outside of work, over barbecue and traditional Texas activities. It was simply three very days well spent in Dallas that is certain to benefit the future of the brand as a whole.”
Dickey’s continues to expand their brand’s presence across the globe with locations in 41 states, 7 countries, and over 700 restaurants across all Dickey’s Barbecue and virtual brands, worldwide.
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Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the world’s largest barbecue concept, was founded in 1941 by the Dickey family. For the past 82 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests in 41 states Legit. Texas. Barbecue. At Dickey’s, all our barbecued meats are smoked onsite in a hickory wood burning pit. Dickey’s proudly believes there’s no shortcut to true barbecue and it’s why our name isn’t BBQ. The Dallas-based, family-run barbecue franchise offers eight slow-smoked meats and 12 wholesome sides with ‘No B.S. (Bad Stuff)’ included. Dickey’s Barbecue has over 500 restaurants across the United States.
Dickey’s was named to Newsweek’s 2022 America’s Favorite Restaurant Chains list and USA Today 2021 readers’ choice awards. Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list, been named a Top 500 Franchise by Entrepreneur and named to Hospitality Technology’s Industry Heroes list. Led by CEO Laura Rea Dickey, who was named among the country’s 50 most influential women in foodservice in Nation’s Restaurant News, was recognized by Fast Casual’s Top 100 Movers and Shakers list and honored by Dallas Business Journal. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Fox News, Forbes Magazine, Franchise Times, The Dallas Morning News, The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine and QSR Magazine. Dickey’s Barbecue is part of Dickey’s Restaurant Brands which has more than 700 restaurants nationwide including brands Wing Boss, Trailer Birds, Big Deal Burger and bbqathome.com. DRB is led by CEO Roland Dickey Jr. For more information, visit www.Dickeys.com.