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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit - Franchise


Quick Franchise Summary

Join the largest barbecue franchise in the world! With over 500 locations in 43 states, our smokin’ hot franchise has been treating guests to Legit.Texas.Barbecue barbecue since 1941. If you’re looking to diversify your portfolio or looking to retire and start a business, we’re seeking passionate entrepreneurs to join our award winning franchise.


Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Franchise Cost, Fees & Facts for 2021

Minimum Cash Required$100,000
Net Worth Required$300,000
Total Investment$256,360 – $323,789
Franchise Fee$20,000
Financing Assistance3rd Party
Year Founded1941
# of Existing Units500
Training & SupportYes
Home Office LocationDallas, TX
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Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AR
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • ND
  • NE
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV
  • WY

Not Available In These States:

We are currently not accepting inquiries in these states:
  • HI

International Availability:

Accepting In These Countries:
  • United States, India, United Kingdom and other countries

Overview

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit - Franchise Information

Dickey's Barbecue Pit is a true American success story serving Legit.Texas.Barbecue across the world. In 1941, Travis Dickey opened the first location in Dallas, Texas. Soon enough, our barbecue was everyone’s favorite and the brand built a loyal following within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. By 1994, Dickey’s expanded nationwide with its first franchise locations. Today, we have evolved into a global brand with more than 500 stores.

“Dickey’s is the perfect franchise opportunity for people looking to change careers because we offer such an immersive training program and continuous home office support,” said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “We welcome people from all industries who bring their talent and experience to our brand.”

Awards

  1. Top 200 Franchises,2020 (Franchise Times)
  2. The Top Food Franchises of 2020 (Entrepreneur)
  3. Top 200 Restaurants List, 2020 (Nation’s restaurant News)
  4. Top 100 Movers and Shakers, 2020 (Fast Casual)

The Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Difference 
At Dickey’s, we pride ourselves on serving our guests authentic, Texas-style barbecue. Our locations offer an experience where guests feel like they are dining with family. The kitchen is an open concept where guests can see and smell the meat being smoked and the sides being prepared. 

With Innovative IT solutions and streamlined processes, we have the capabilities for up to 8 revenue streams such as online ordering, contactless- delivery, dine-in, catering, retail items, Dickey’s mobile app, 3rd party partnerships, and Holiday Feasts.

Our low franchise fees and initial investment, 80 years of proven success in the business and our efficient business model makes us a successful franchisee favorite restaurant brand.

We are also a purpose-driven brand that is passionate about giving back to communities we serve. Since 2015, Dickey’s has supported The Dickey Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the first responders who protect and unite our communities. Our company mission “to do both well and good in the communities in which we do business” is part of the company culture of success.

Min. Qualifications for Franchisees

  1. Min.Liquid Capital: $100,000
  2. Min. Net Worth: $300,000

Royalty Fee - 5% of net sales

Training and Support Provided
We are invested in the success of all our franchisees and we offer you support and resources to help increase profitability.

  1. Barbecue University: 4 weeks of hands-on training both in a classroom, online and in a restaurant
  2. Access to effective, targeted marketing campaigns from our in-house marketing team
  3. Dedicated, ongoing support from Field marketing manager, Operations Manager

Press Releases & Awards

4/27/2021 12:00:00 AM - World's Largest BBQ Franchise Is Expanding In a Dozen States This Year
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1/29/2021 12:00:00 AM - DICKEY’S LEGIT. TEXAS. BARBECUE. ARRIVES IN SINGAPORE
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1/29/2021 12:00:00 AM - CALIFORNIA DICKEY’S BARBECUE FRANCHISEE ADDS TWO MORE STORES TO PORTFOLIO
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1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM - DICKEY’S BARBECUE PIT FUELS MULTINATIONAL FRANCHISE DEVELOPMENT IN Q4
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10/1/2020 12:00:00 AM - WORLD’S LARGEST BARBECUE FRANCHISE HEADS DOWN UNDER
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7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM - Dallas-based barbecue chain finishes the quarter strong as it maps out future new locations across the U.S.
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7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM - Why Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Franchise Options Are a Perfect Fit
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6/24/2020 12:00:00 AM - How Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Franchise Continued Growing During The Pandemic
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7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM - Several businesses to open their doors in Mabank
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7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM - Dickey's Barbecue adds Bremerton location
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5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM - Dickey's Barbecue Pit Offers Special Franchise Deal to First Responders
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5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM - Celebrate National Barbecue Day Tomorrow with Dickey's Barbecue Pit
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5/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - Kansas City Chiefs Corner Back Stanley Jean-Baptiste to Open Two Dickey's Barbecue Pit Locations
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5/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - Dickey's Barbecue Pit Investor Opening his Own Location
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5/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Gets Fired Up for National Barbecue Month with Big Giveaways
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5/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - Founder of Texas-style Slow Smoked Barbecue to Make a 'Pit Stop' in Sacramento Region
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8/16/2016 12:00:00 AM - Southern California will Soon Get a Taste of Texas Barbecue with Five New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Locations
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8/3/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit To Expand in South Texas
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7/25/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Expands into Mississippi Delta
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7/20/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to Open Three New Stores in Amarillo Area
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6/27/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Announces Expansion in El Paso, TX
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5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Inks Development Deal for Eight Stores in Texas and Louisiana
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4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Announces Three-Store Development Agreement in Ohio
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4/22/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Announces 12-Store Development Agreement in California
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4/19/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey's Barbecue Pit Signs Four-Store Agreement in Oregon
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4/6/2016 12:00:00 AM - Multi-Concept Franchisee To Open 10 Dickey's Barbecue Pit Locations throughout Arizona
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3/25/2016 12:00:00 AM - Family Franchise Business Brings Three Dickey's Barbecue Pit Locations to Eastern Michigan
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3/23/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickeys Barbecue Pit Announces Expansion Plans Within New York State, Adding Two Stores in Buffalo, NY
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3/14/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Announces Three-Store Development Agreement in Northern California
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2/12/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Inks Four-Store Development Agreement To Mark 100th Location in California
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2/4/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Executes Eight-Store Development Agreement in Nevada and Southern California
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1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Makes Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 List
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1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM - Gina Young Serves as Sole Female Member of Dickey's Barbecue Pit Owner/Operator Council
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1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM - Dickey's Barbecue Pit Rings in the New Year with $1 Pulled Pork Sliders
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1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM - Seasoned Restaurant Executive, Barry M. Barron, Sr. Named COO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
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12/18/2015 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. Introduces New Menu Items Here to Stay
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12/1/2015 12:00:00 AM - Dickey's Barbecue Pit Breaks Holiday Sales Records
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11/24/2015 12:00:00 AM - Dickey's Barbecue Pit Expands With Four New Stores in Virginia
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11/17/2015 12:00:00 AM - Dickey's Barbecue Eyeing 2016 Growth in Japan, South Korea, Philippines
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11/10/2015 12:00:00 AM - Real Talk with Real Owners – Dickey’s Barbecue Pit owner Jay Rhodes of Altoona/State College, PA
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11/10/2015 12:00:00 AM - Real Talk with Real Owners: Amberly Patrick of Cleburne, TX
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11/10/2015 12:00:00 AM - Real Talk with Real Owners: Skyler Jones of Garden City, Idaho
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11/4/2015 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. Addresses the WHO Red Meat Study
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10/20/2015 12:00:00 AM - DICKEY’S BARBECUE LOOKS TO THE FUTURE WITH A SMALLER, FASTER PROTOTYPE
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9/24/2015 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Continues Expansion Plans Across the Grand Canyon State
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9/16/2015 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Announces Partnership with Jewel-Osco Grocery Stores to Sell Signature Buttery Rolls
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9/16/2015 12:00:00 AM - First Dickey's Barbecue Pit to Open on a Military Installation Begins Service August 27
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8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM - Founder of Texas-style Slow Smoked Barbecue to Make a ‘Pit Stop’ in San Jose Region
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7/8/2015 12:00:00 AM - EY Recognizes Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. CEO Roland Dickey Jr. as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award Winner in the Southwest Region
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6/4/2015 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Gains Operational Insight across 500 Stores with Advanced Big Data Analytics in the Cloud
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5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Named Number Four in 2015 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers list
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5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM - New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Mason Arrives for National Barbecue Month
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4/30/2015 12:00:00 AM - Texas Favorite Arrives in Corona with New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
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4/30/2015 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Hits Victorville with Three Day Barbecue Bonanza
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4/30/2015 12:00:00 AM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Arrives to Maumelle/North Little Rock in Time for Summer
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3/25/2015 12:00:00 AM - Yeehaw Yakima! Dickey's Barbecue Opens with a Three Day Barbecue Bash
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10/7/2014 3:38:31 PM - Man Takes Barbecue Hobby to the Big Leagues with New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
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10/7/2014 3:37:07 PM - New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Hosts Texas Size Barbecue Party in Avon
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9/24/2014 11:39:35 AM - Mr. Dickey Stops by for Guest Appreciation Event at Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Aurora
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9/17/2014 11:05:39 AM - Life Gets Sweeter in Sweetwater with New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
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9/16/2014 12:00:00 AM - Put On Your Party Pants: Dickey's Barbecue Celebrates One Year Anniversary in Appleton
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9/15/2014 12:53:22 PM - Catering Sales Are Smokin’ Hot at Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants
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8/27/2014 3:16:16 PM - Restaurant Leader Takes on Barbecue with New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Fletcher
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8/27/2014 3:14:00 PM - Franchisee Opens Second Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Location in Wisconsin
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8/21/2014 4:22:23 PM - Mr. Dickey Stops by for Guest Appreciation Event at Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Aurora
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8/21/2014 4:20:46 PM - Army Engineer and Brisket Lover Opens Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Hometown
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8/12/2014 3:03:12 PM - Mr. Dickey Visits Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Overland Park for Customer Event
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7/29/2014 2:37:25 PM - Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Germantown Celebrates Customer Appreciation Event Thursday
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7/24/2014 10:22:54 AM - New Career Path Leads Men to Barbecue with Dickey's Barbecue Pit
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7/17/2014 2:20:55 PM - America's Got Talent Contestant Performs at New Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Tracy
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7/14/2014 12:37:01 PM - Roland Dickey Stops by Plymouth for Guest Event that Gives to Flood Relief
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7/3/2014 12:18:37 PM - Your Barbecue Personality
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7/2/2014 12:53:54 PM - Couple Opens First Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Palmdale
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6/13/2014 12:00:46 PM - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Brings Slow Smoked Texas Barbecue to Brentwood
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5/9/2014 3:35:14 PM - Gettin' Saucy for National Barbecue Month
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4/4/2014 12:46:05 PM - Dickey's Barbecue Opens Seven New Locations in One Week
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2/10/2014 3:23:14 PM - Dickey's Barbecue Announces Largest Franchise Deal in Company History
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