World’s largest barbecue concept signs multi-store development agreements for the Toronto, Canada area
The world’s largest barbecue concept signed a Regional Agreement with local entrepreneur Muhammad Faisal to develop over 20 locations across the Greater Toronto area. When asked why he chose Dickey’s, Muhammad said, “Our decision to work with Dickey’s was driven by our desire to offer unique, high-quality food options to the fast-paced lifestyle to the people of Canada.”
After realizing the Texas-born barbecue brand was well-respected and established across the United States, Muhammad added, “Dickey’s has a proven track record of success furthering our belief in the brand. We are excited to partner with them and get going!” Following wonderful success with the grand opening of Dickey’s in Edmonton last month, the Dickey family is also confident in expanding their family dynasty across Canada and beyond.
“We are thrilled to have Muhammad and his family as a new part of the Dickey’s family,” said Jim Perkins, Dickey’s Executive Vice President of International Development and Support. “With his entrepreneurial nature, we are pleased to have his energy and business experience as we work with him to build out greater Toronto, Ontario”.
Dickey’s continues to go from strength to strength across the globe with international presence in over 550 barbecue restaurants world wide including: Botswana, Brazil, Egypt, Japan, Pakistan, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates.
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About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the world’s largest barbecue concept, was founded in 1941 by the Dickey family. For the past 80 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests in 44 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 550 locations across the United States and eight other countries.
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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