Dickeys Barbecue Pit plans to open a new Lees Summit location this week.
By JOYCE SMITH
The Kansas City Star
The restaurant, in SummitWoods Crossing at 1736 N.W. Chipman Road, is scheduled to open at 11 a.m. Aug. 29 and the first 50 dine-in customers will receive a $50 Dickeys gift card. On Friday it will have a day of giveaways including a drawing for a $500 Dickeys gift card and it will have $2 barbecue sandwiches from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dickeys was founded in 1941 and now has more than 300 locations in 40 states, including one in Overland Park. The chain offers original Texas-style barbecue and they said they slow smoke their meats on-site at each restaurant.
Market researchers Technomic Inc. recently named Dickeys the countrys fastest growing restaurant chain among chains having sales of more than $200 million.