It’s Getting Hot at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Salt Lake City

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Salt Lake City is celebrating its grand opening this Friday, March 9from 11a.m. to 1p.m. Guests will get their fill of great barbecue at the event with $1 pulled pork big barbecue sandwiches. The grand opening will also have a drawing that will award three winners with free barbecue for a year.

“Salt Lake City needed a great authentic barbecue restaurant,” said local franchise co-owner Dave Michelson. “I’m glad that we could bring Dickey’s to this community.”

This store is located at 1846 South 300 West. Currently, Dickey’s has six locations in Utah.

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 over 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.