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Couple Takes on New Endeavor Opening Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Hillsboro

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Newest Texas Location Opens with Barbecue Giveaways and $2 Sandwiches

HILLSBORO, Texas, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenn and Tammy Garrett were ready to start something new. Tammy spent years working in accounting and payroll and Glenn recently retired after over 30 years in the cement industry. On Thursday, July 17 at 11 a.m., the Garrett's will bring leading fast casual dining option, Dickey's Barbecue Pit, to Hillsboro. The new location will celebrate by hosting a three-day grand opening celebration with the first 50 guests receiving a gift card for up to $50.

Tammy and Glenn Garrett outside their new Dickey's Barbecue Pit catering van in Hillsboro. The location opens Thursday with a three day grand opening celebration.

Friday, the new Dickey's Barbecue Pit will offer all day merchandise giveaways. Saturday, radio station 102.5 The Bear will be onsite from noon to 2 p.m. and this location will be serving $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches. Also, one lucky winner will be chosen for a $500 gift card and three winners will receive free barbecue for an entire year.

"The Hillsboro community needed a Dickey's Barbecue Pit -- we're in Texas where all communities deserve to have great barbecue," said first time owner, Glenn Garrett. "Tammy and I love barbecue and are excited about bringing Dickey's Barbecue Pit to the Hillsboro area."

Their restaurant is located at 1510 Corsicana Highway and the store phone number is 254.221.1076. Check out all the details on this new location on Facebook.

About Dickey's Barbecue Pit
Dickey's Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 73 years later, the Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise still offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids meals every Sunday. All meats are slow smoked onsite in each restaurant. The fast-casual family-friendly concept has expanded to over 400 locations in 40 states and holds the title of the world's largest barbecue franchise. This year Technomic named Dickey's "Fastest-growing restaurant in the country" and they were also named "Best Franchise Deal" by QSR Magazine. For more information, visit Dickey's or for barbecue franchise opportunities call (866) 340-6188.

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Kendall Huber
972.248.9899
khuber@dickeys.com

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