23-Year-Old Entrepreneur Continues Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Expansion In California



23-Year-Old Entrepreneur Continues Dickey's Barbecue Pit Expansion In California

The new Dickey’s location will bring more Texas-style barbecue to the residents of Santa Barbara County

23-Year-Old Entrepreneur Continues Dickey's Barbecue Pit Expansion In CaliforniaDickey’s Barbecue Pit has prided itself on serving authentic, Texas-style barbecue for the past 75 years and continues to grow because of the dedication of owners such as Gary Chhina. After opening his first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location in September 2016, Chhina decided that he wanted to continue to invest into the brand to open new locations throughout Santa Barbara County. Although Dickey’s is a Texas-born business, the presence of Dickey’s in California is second to that of its home state and continues to grow.

“The Dickey family congratulates Gary Chhina on signing on to open a new Dickey’s location in Santa Barbara,” says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Dickey’s has over one hundred locations in the state of California, and we are proud to continue expanding in the area.”

Gary Chhina, a 23-year-old entrepreneur, has spent the past seven years in the restaurant industry until deciding it was time to embark on a new adventure and open his own franchise. As one of the youngest Dickey’s Barbecue Pit owners, he chose Dickey’s because of the amazing support their franchise system offers. Chhina had great success with his first Dickey’s location and decided that the residents of Santa Barbara County needed more options for slow-smoked, Texas-style barbecue.

“Dickey’s was the perfect choice for me because not only do I love the food, I love the hard-working, family feel the Dickey’s brand has,” says Chhina. “Dickey’s is a growing, thriving brand and I am excited to share it with my community.”

To learn more about franchising with Dickey’s, visit www.dickeys.com/franchise or call 866-340-6188.

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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. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant living up to the company tagline, “We Speak Barbecue.” The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids’ meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concept has expanded to more than 560 locations in 43 states. This year Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” and ranked in the top ten of Franchise Times’ “Fast and Serious.” Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was recognized for the third year by Nation’s Restaurant News as a “Top 10 Growth Chain” and by Technomic as the “Fastest-growing restaurant chain in the country.” For more information, visit www.dickeys.com or for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.

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. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant living up to the company tagline, “We Speak Barbecue.” The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids’ meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concept has expanded to more than 560 locations in 43 states. This year Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” and ranked in the top ten of Franchise Times’ “Fast and Serious.” Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was recognized for the third year by Nation’s Restaurant News as a “Top 10 Growth Chain” and by Technomic as the “Fastest-growing restaurant chain in the country.” For more information, visit www.dickeys.com or for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.