World’s largest barbecue concept’s Brazilian partners to compete in San Antonio, TX Barbecue Competition
The highly successful Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Crew from São Paulo, Brazil are heading to North America for some Legit. Texas. Barbecue. competition.
On January 26th – 28th, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit’s Master Franchise partner in Brazil, Franchise Americana, who is led by pit-master Mr. Bruno Gallucci, will pack up their pit and travel to San Antonio, Texas to participate in the highly popular Rodeo Bar-B-Que Cook Off & Festival, featuring some of the world’s most competitive barbecue teams. The competition will take place at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo located at 723 Frost Bank Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78247.
“I’m honored that Bruno and his Pit Crew are bringing their strong, pit master skills and their hickory pellets to San Antonio to showcase and represent Dickey’s Barbecue Pit all the way from Brazil,” said Jim Perkins, EVP Dickeys International Development. “I’m very proud of the entire team and wish them the very best as they unveil their unique style and Dickey’s mouth-watering, smoked meats.”
After multiple barbecue contest awards under their belts in their homeland of Brazil, this team is expected to smoke the competition at the BBQ cook-off.
“After receiving an invitation from one of the most important Barbecue contests in the United States, we felt really proud and couldn’t miss the opportunity to continue to spread the Barbecue culture in our Country,” said Bruno Gallucci, Owner/Operator of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Brazil. ”We are passionate about the art of great Barbecue, we love Dickey’s, and it’s a great way to show all Brazilians that we can accomplish Texas Barbecue the same way that Texans and Americans do. We will show Brazil that We are the Experts!”
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is excited to continue their expansion throughout Brazil in 2024 and beyond.
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Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the world’s largest barbecue concept, was founded in 1941 by the Dickey family. For the past 82 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests in 41 states Legit. Texas. Barbecue. At Dickey’s, all our barbecued meats are smoked onsite in a hickory wood burning pit. Dickey’s proudly believes there’s no shortcut to true barbecue and it’s why our name isn’t BBQ. The Dallas-based, family-run barbecue franchise offers eight slow-smoked meats and 12 wholesome sides with ‘No B.S. (Bad Stuff)’ included. Dickey’s Barbecue has over 500 restaurants across the United States.
Dickey’s was named to Newsweek’s 2022 America’s Favorite Restaurant Chains list and USA Today 2021 readers’ choice awards. Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list, been named a Top 500 Franchise by Entrepreneur and named to Hospitality Technology’s Industry Heroes list. Led by CEO Laura Rea Dickey, who was named among the country’s 50 most influential women in foodservice in Nation’s Restaurant News, was recognized by Fast Casual’s Top 100 Movers and Shakers list and honored by Dallas Business Journal. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Fox News, Forbes Magazine, Franchise Times, The Dallas Morning News, The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine and QSR Magazine. Dickey’s Barbecue is part of Dickey’s Restaurant Brands which has more than 700 restaurants nationwide including brands Wing Boss, Trailer Birds, Big Deal Burger and bbqathome.com. DRB is led by CEO Roland Dickey Jr. For more information, visit www.Dickeys.com.
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