Bringin’ more Texas Barbecue to California: New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opening in Goleta

Bringin’ more Texas Barbecue to California: New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opening in Goleta
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 New Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opening in Goleta

Dickey’s in Goleta will serve four weeks of specials and giveaways, including free barbecue for a year for three guests

 New Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opening in GoletaGoleta, CA  (RestaurantNews.comDickey’s Barbecue Pit opens in Santa Barbara County in the Hollister Village Plaza this Thursday with four weeks of prizes and giveaways. Three lucky guests will win free barbecue for a year, available only at the new location. To enter to win, guests can either use hashtag #1FreeYearofBBQ on any social media page, order online or sign up for the Big Yellow Cup Club to receive loyalty points and members-only specials. The new Dickey’s location will also offer a complimentary taste of its newest limited time offer, the Buffalo & Bleu Butcher Taco, to the first 50 guests in the door on Thursdays for the next four weeks. 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.

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“The Dickey family congratulates Gary Chhina on opening his Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location in Goleta,” says Roland Dickey Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Dickey’s is rapidly growing nation-wide and is extremely proud to have such a large presence in the state of California.”

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 butcher taco of the month, the Buffalo Bleu.

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 from a local musician.

Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday with a $10 dine-in purchase per adult.

Born and raised in California, Chhina has been in the restaurant business for seven years. After making a career out of building successful businesses, he decided that he was ready to open his own franchise. He chose Dickey’s because he wanted to bring the people of Goleta real Texas barbecue. “I am excited to not only to be a part of the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit family but also engage with my local community,” says Chhina.

Residents of Santa Barbara County can find their newest Dickey’s at 7000 Hollister Ave. Goleta, CA 93117.  The phone number is 805-201-0444.
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To learn more about franchising with Dickeys, visit or call 866-340-6188.

About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow-smoked barbecue. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant living up to the company tagline, “We Speak Barbecue.” The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids’ meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concept has expanded to more than 560 locations in 43 states. This year Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” and ranked in the top ten of Franchise Times’ “Fast and Serious.” Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was recognized for the third year by Nation’s Restaurant News as a “Top 10 Growth Chain” and by Technomic as the “Fastest-growing restaurant chain in the country.” For more information, visit or for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.

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