Why Buy A Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Franchise?

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 6 revenue streams such as online ordering, contactless- delivery, dine-in, catering, retail items, and Holiday Meals.

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.

The Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Difference

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.”

Minimum Qualifications:

Liquid Capital:


Net Worth:





5% of net sales



Barbecue University: 4 weeks of training in a classroom, online and in a restaurant.

Effective, targeted marketing campaigns from in-house marketing team.

Ongoing support from Field Marketing Manager, Operations Manager.


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