DALLAS, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. has promoted Timothy Sharp to Vice President of Operations. Sharp will now manage an operations team focused on system wide sales.
"Tim has energized our operations department through his strong leadership background," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "At our fast growth rate, we are thrilled to have such a heavy hitter leading our expansion operations."
Dickey's Barbecue added over 66 stores last year and is planning to add 100 new locations nationwide in 2012. Sharp brings a wide range of expertise from companies such as Cracker Barrel, Chevy's Fresh Mex and California Pizza Kitchen. He has been with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants since 2008 and is originally from Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened its first location in Dallas in 1941. Dickey's began franchising in 1994 and has continued to grow across the country. Dickey's currently has more than 200 locations in 36 states nationwide.Dickey's Barbecue offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides and tangy barbecue sauce. All meats are slow smoked on-site in each restaurant. For more information, including a full menu, other restaurant locations and franchising opportunities, please visit www.dickeys.com. About Dickey's Barbecue RestaurantsFounded 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. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey's is on track to maintain its 61% growth rate in 2012. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants can now be found in 36 states and over 200 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. Media Contact: Jami Zimmerman972.248.9899 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants