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Pit Smoked Barbecue Only a Dollar at Dickey's Grand Opening

World's Largest Barbecue Franchise Celebrates in Bastrop, TX

BASTROP, Texas, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, November 9, Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Bastrop will be throwing a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Customers will enjoy $1 Pulled Pork Big Barbecue sandwiches and three lucky customers will walk away with vouchers for free barbecue for an entire year.

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"We're excited to be serving authentic pit smoked barbecue to Bastrop," said franchise owner Kress Childs. "There is a lack of authentic barbecue in the area and we are proud to giving the community something truly unique and delicious."

Childs has been in the catering business for 20 years. Max Gonzales is the general manager for this location and he also offers over 20 years' experience in restaurant management. Both Childs and Gonzales are eager to celebrate with the community this week.

"The Austin area is a great market for our slow smoked barbecue that we serve hot and fresh," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We look forward to continued growth in this area."

This store is located at 696 W. State Highway 71 in Woodland Village. The store phone number is 512-772-4131. Dickey's is open 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 270 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 www.dickeys.com or for franchise opportunities call (866) 340-6188.

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