Category: Barbecue

How Roland Dickey Jr. Keeps His Empire’s Kitchens Busy 

October 4, 2021

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has gone from one small-town storefront in 1941 to a fast-casual empire with over 500 locations worldwide. Roland Dickey Jr. , grandson of the original Dickey’s founder, has continued his family’s legacy since 2006 when he took over as CEO. Roland’s drive for constant improvement and focus on quality have been the…

The Third Generation Roland Dickey Jr. Propels The Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants

September 30, 2021

A Brief History of the Family Business The original Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurant was opened by his grandfather in 1941 and ran for 26 years. Roland’s grandfather would work at the pit while her grandmother is, making sandwiches and running the cash register. The couple loved chatting with the customers they served. After his grandfather died,…

Eye Opening Interview With CEO Laura Rea Dickey

September 27, 2021

Recently Laura Rea Dickey did an interview with TheAmericanReporter in which she discussed being the CEO of the world’s largest barbecue franchise, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. In the interview Laura Rea Dickey gave a lot of insight into a variety of topic such as why she wanted to work for the company, and how she…