OXFORD, MS - This is a news release from Dickey's Barbecue
Dickey's Barbecue Pit celebrates the opening of its first store in Oxford's West Jackson area this Thursday. To celebrate the grand opening, three lucky guests will win free barbecue for a year at the Oxford location. Guests can enter to win using hashtag #1FreeYearofBBQ on any social media page, order online or sign up for the Big Yellow Cup Club to receive special offers and loyalty points which can be redeemed for free barbecue.
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"We welcome Owner/Operators Ray Smith and Jim Rogers to the Dickey's family," says Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "We congratulate them on the opening of their first store in Oxford and can't wait to serve the community Texas-style barbecue."
Doors open this Thursday and guests can enjoy the grand opening events over the next four weeks:
Thirsty Thursdays – All guests will receive a free Big Yellow Cup with Dickey's new reusable travel lid and straw. The first 50 guests will receive a taste of Dickey's Limited Time Offer of the month, featuring one pulled pork street taco per person.
Philanthropy Fridays – "You Give, We Give", guests who donate to Dickey's charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges, will receive a gift card. Uniformed first responders also receive 50 percent off their meal.
Singer/Songwriter Saturdays – Enjoy live music and get a free Big Yellow Cup!
Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday!
With over 30 years each in the oil and gas industry, business partners and Owner/Operators Ray Smith and Jim Rogers were first introduced to Dickey's Barbecue Pit in their travels throughout Texas. Having both retired from the same major oil company, the two decided to expand their business portfolio into the world of franchising. "We are excited to bring Oxford the first Dickey's Barbecue Pit that serves authentic slow-smoked barbecue," says Smith. "We look forward to opening our doors this Thursday and showing Oxford what Texas-style barbecue is all about."