DETROIT LAKES, Minn., June 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Lakes is getting rib ticklin' knee slappin' great tasting Dickey's Barbecue. The world's largest barbecue franchise has signed a lease and is planning to open in July.
"We chose Dickey's because we enjoy barbecue and we saw a demand for this exciting new concept in the lakes area," said franchise owner Brent Blake who will run this location with his family. "The Minnesota lakes area is a great market for barbecue because people are looking for a new option that they can enjoy with their families without taking hours away from their leisure time."
Blake is originally from Crookston. The Blake family plans on opening additional locations in Minnesota and the Dakotas in the future. Blake is a member of the Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce.
"We are excited about becoming a part of the Detroit Lakes community and look forward to opening soon," said Blake.
This new location is located at 15857 US Hwy #59, next to Classic Auto and the store phone number is 218-847-7427.
Since 1941, the world's largest barbecue franchise has offered free kids meals every Sunday and affordable family packs designed to bring the whole family together for dinner. Family packs come with a choice of two meats, three medium sides, six rolls and Dickey's famous barbecue sauce.
About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants
Founded in 1941, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey's is now the world's largest barbecue chain. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants is located in 43 states and over 230 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit www.dickeys.com. Also visit our corporate Facebook page at www.facebook.com/dickeysbarbecuepit. Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.
SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue