World’s largest barbecue concept opening in Sherbrooke by the end of 2022
Dallas, TX (Restaurant News Release) As the world’s largest barbecue concept continues its expansion across Canada, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is bringing its Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ and southern hospitality to the beautiful community of Sherbrooke, Quebec.
The new location is planned to open by the end of the year and will bring its delicious hickory smoked meats, iconic southern style sides, and sauces to the Sherbrooke community. Dickey’s will also offer their award-winning catering services perfect for any size family gathering or event.
Local Franchisee, Emmanuelle Parent, is a lifelong Canadian resident who has lived in Quebec for 12 years. She brings her passion for restaurant hospitality to the Texas style BBQ concept and other Dickeys brands, as she currently owns and operates multiple sushi concepts in Quebec. Parent says that she chose Dickey’s because there is nothing else like it in the area, and she wanted to bring something new and exciting to the people of her community.
“Emmanuelle is going to be a great addition to the Dickey’s Family,” said Dickey’s Executive VP of International Development and Support Jim Perkins. “She has been amazing to work with during each step of the development process, and I can’t wait to see the incredible success she will have when she opens later this year. Be on the lookout for a grand opening event to kick off Legit. Texas. Barbecue. in Quebec!”
With the latest addition, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit continues to move Texas-Style BBQ into the international cuisine category. There are plans to further expand in Canada, adding to Dickey’s list of international locations. Dickey’s is available across the globe in Canada, Brazil, Egypt, Pakistan, Japan, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates, making them the largest barbecue franchise in the industry. Learn more about why Dickey’s franchise is the perfect business to join!
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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.