Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Fires Up the Pit in Mesa



Dickey's Barbecue Pit Fires Up the Pit in Mesa

Dickey’s celebrates grand opening Thursday with four weeks of fun, including free barbecue for a year for three lucky guests

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Fires Up the Pit in MesaDickey’s Barbecue Pit is bringing more Texas-style barbecue to Greater Phoenix as it celebrates the opening of its second location in Mesa. To celebrate the grand opening, three lucky guests will win free barbecue for a year at the new Mesa location. Guests can enter to win using hashtag #1FreeYearofBBQ on any social media page, order online or sign up for the Big Yellow Cup Club to receive special offers and loyalty points which can be redeemed for free barbecue.

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“We welcome Owner/Operator Erik Forrest to the Dickey’s family,” says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Dickey’s has continued to grow its presence in Arizona and we are excited to bring them another location where they can get authentic slow-smoked, Texas-style barbecue.”

Doors open this Thursday and guests can enjoy the grand opening events over the next four weeks:

Thirsty Thursdays – All guests will receive a free Big Yellow Cup with Dickey’s new reusable travel lid and straw.  The first 50 guests will receive a taste of Dickey’s Limited Time Offer of the month, featuring one pulled pork street taco per person.

Philanthropy Fridays – “You Give, We Give”, guests who donate to Dickey’s charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges, will receive a gift card. Uniformed first responders also receive 50 percent off their meal.

Singer/Songwriter Saturdays – Enjoy live music from local musician Robert Oyer and get a free Big Yellow Cup!

Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday!

It was only a matter of time before Owner/Operator and former chef Erik Forrest opened a restaurant he could call his own. “Food is something that comes second nature to me and it’s exciting to finally bring my favorite cuisine to the people of Mesa,” shares Forrest. “Mesa is a growing city with an incredible community that has shown their appreciation for Texas-style barbecue. I am proud to open my store in this community and can’t wait to get to know every person that walks through our doors.”

Mesa’s newest location can be found at 2748 S. Alma School Road Mesa, AZ 85210. The phone number is 480-438-6666.

To learn more about franchising with Dickeys, visit www.dickeys.com/franchise or 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 550 locations in 43 states. 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.