Come and Get It! Dickey’s Barbecue Opens in Elk Grove

Dickey’s Barbecue is opening its new location in Elk Grove tomorrow, Thursday, March 22. The first 100 customers in line will receive a free pulled pork big barbecue sandwich.

“I am excited to be bringing the art of great barbecue to Elk Grove,” said Katzenbarger. “People are excited we are opening and they keep telling me that we are definitely overdue.”

The restaurant, at 5110 Laguna Blvd, will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. This new store is located across the street from Safeway and at the cross street of Laguna and Franklin Blvd.

“Dickey’s is such a great concept encompassing two fundamental factors; quick serve and it’s great barbecue,” said local franchise owner Jared Katzenbarger. “There isn’t much barbecue in my area.”

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opened its first location in Dallas in 1941. Dickey’s began franchising in 1994 and has continued to grow across the country. Dickey’s currently has more than 200 locations in 36 states nationwide.

Dickey’s Barbecue offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides and tangy barbecue sauce. All meats are slow smoked on-site in each restaurant. For more information, including a full menu, other restaurant locations and franchising opportunities, please visit

Founded in 1941, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey’s is now the world’s largest barbecue chain. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey’s is on track to maintain its 61% growth rate in 2012. Currently, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants can now be found in 36 states and over 200 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit Also visit our corporate Facebook page at Dickey’s: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.