Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Family Business Extends Beyond the Dickey Family

January 24, 2017

The Smith family have been Dickey’s franchise owners since 1994

Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  In 1994, for the first time since opening, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit began to incorporate new families into the Dickey’s family business by opening one of the first franchised locations with Frank Smith. In the 75 years of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, the Smith family owns one of the largest number of Dickey’s locations with plans to continue growth.

After seeing an advertisement for franchising opportunities in the Dallas Morning News, Frank Smith immediately wanted to become a part of the Dickey’s team because of his love for