Dickey’s Drives Significant International Growth in Q2


Dallas, TX, July 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – As the world’s largest barbecue concept, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit continues to bring its slow-smoked meats and savory sides to more markets around the world.

Dickey’s opened 63 branches in the second quarter alone, including three overseas in Singapore, Japan and the Yas Mall in the United Arab Emirates, bringing the brand’s total number of international branches to six.

In July, as part of Dickey’s international expansion strategy, the barbecue franchise promoted Jim Perkins to executive vice president of international sales and supporting the development of global identity, structure and culture. of the company. The Texan-style barbecue brand plans to open three more international locations in the third quarter.

In addition to making impressive international progress in the second quarter, the Dickey restaurant brands – Wing Boss and Big Deal Burger – increased the number of locations they operate by 24%, and Wing Boss is poised to do so. its stand-alone brick-and-mortar debut in September. The average unit volume of the two virtual brands continues to increase each month, with sales increasing 315% from March to June.

“There is definitely a demand for Dickey’s Legit. Texas. Barbecue. â„¢ overseas, ”said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.“ Our outstanding second quarter performance has proven it. And it’s not just Dickey who is getting the positive results – our virtual brands are keeping up with the same rapid pace. Dickey’s Restaurant Brands has a lot to look forward to in the next quarter and beyond.

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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 Travis Dickey. Over the past 80 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of legitimate guests. Texas. Barbecue. â„¢ At Dickey’s, all of our grilled meats are smoked on site in a walnut pit. Dickey’s takes pride in believing that there is no shortcut to a real barbecue and that’s why they never say barbecue. The Dallas-based family barbecue franchise offers several slow-smoked meats and healthy sides with “No BS (Bad Stuff)” included. The fast-casual concept has spread around the world with international locations in the UAE and Japan. Dickey’s Restaurant brands have over 550 locations nationwide. In 2016, Dickey’s won first place on Quick casual The “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list was named one of the top 500 franchises by Contractor in 2018 and was named Hospitality Technology Industry Heroes in 2021. Led by CEO Laura Rea Dickey, who was named one of the Nation’s 50 Most Influential Women in Foodservice in 2020 by News from the nation’s restaurants and was recognized as one of the Top 25 Industry Leaders on Quick casual List of the 100 best movers and shakers 2020, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Fox News, Forbes Magazine, Franchise Times, The Wall Street Journal and QSR Magazine. For more information, visit www.dickeys.com.

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