Easton Pa - Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens in Easton Thursday, March 2 with four weeks of specials and giveaways, including free barbecue for a year for three lucky guests. To enter to win, guests can either like the DickeysEaston Facebook page and post using hashtag #1FreeYearofBBQ, order online or sign up for the Big Yellow Cup Club to receive loyalty points and members-only specials.
The first four Thursdays after opening, Dickey's will offer the first 50 guests a complimentary special treat. On Fridays, the new store will offer 50 percent off meals for uniformed first responders, and guests will have the opportunity to donate to Dickey's charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges. On Sundays at Dickey's, kids under 12 eat free with every purchase of an adult dine-in meal of $10 or more.
"The Dickey's Barbecue Pit family congratulates Ken Lynch on opening his second Dickey's Barbecue Pit location in Pennsylvania," says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "Dickey's Barbecue Pit locations nationwide pride themselves on serving their communities authentic, slow-smoked barbecue and we are pleased to have passionate Owner/Operators like Ken Lynch as a part of our family."
Events and News:
- Thirsty Thursdays—All guests will receive a free iconic Big Yellow Cub with a reusable travel lid and straw. The first 50 guests will also receive a complimentary special treat.
- Philanthropy Fridays— "You Give, We Give": guests who donate to Dickey's charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges, will receive a gift card in appreciation for supporting Dickey's foundation. Uniformed first responders also receive 50 percent off their meal.
- Singer/Songwriter Saturdays— Enjoy live music from a local musician.
- Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday with the purchase of a $10 dine-in meal per adult.
Ken Lynch opens his second location with his wife Kathleen in their community of Easton. After opening their first Dickey's Barbecue Pit location, the Lynch family knew they needed to open another location and have been planning and preparing their community ever since. "We plan to make Dickey's an integral part of our community and look forward to what the future holds," says Lynch. "We have donated 2000 pounds of our extra food from our Stroudsburg location to the homeless through the Monroe County Homeless Initiative and we pledge to do the same for our Easton location through Safe Harbor."
About: Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant. The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers eight signature meats, seven savory sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids' meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concept has expanded to nearly 600 locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey's won first place on Fast Casual's "Top 100 Movers and Shakers" list. Dickey's Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Times, and Nation's Restaurant News. For more information on Dickey's awards, visit www.dickeys.com
Residents of Easton can find their newest Dickey's location at 25th Street Shopping Plaza, 2411 Nazareth Rd. Easton, PA 18045. The phone number is 484-546-2488.