Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Expands Manufacturing and Distribution Footprint
Texas-style BBQ restaurant expands with the launch of Wycliff Douglas Provisions in Mesquite, TX
Dallas, TX (RestaurantNews.com) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is once again broadening their barbecue horizons with the launch of their new manufacturing and distribution plant, Wycliff Douglas Provisions. The state-of-the-art facility is centrally located in Mesquite, Texas, not too far from the original Dickey’s location and the company Headquarters in Dallas.
With 50,000 sq ft. of USDA Inspected production, Wycliff Douglas Provision’s primary goal is to control costs of goods for the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Owner/Operators. The facility is packed with multiple capabilities such as: sausage grinding, blending, stuffing, marinating, tumbling, smoking, slicing, shredding, and high-speed packaging. Additional facility benefits are its freezer capabilities and redistributing of frozen items to bring down freight costs while nationwide fuel and transportation costs are still at an all-time high.
“We are very excited about the launch of WD Provisions, our amazing manufacturing facility and the great cost savings it will offer our hardworking Owner/Operators who serve as the heart of the Dickey’s brand,” said Shayla Partusch, VP, Purchasing & Retail. “Additionally, WD Provisions will offer over 350 new job opportunities to the great people of Mesquite, Texas, just East of Dallas.”
WD Provisions will provide, sausage, chicken breast, pre-smoked chicken wings, chicken tenders, and multiple retail products for Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. All under one roof!
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About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the world’s largest barbecue concept, was founded in 1941 by the Dickey family. For the past 80 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests in 44 states Legit. Texas. Barbecue. At Dickey’s, all our barbecued meats are smoked onsite in a hickory wood burning pit. Dickey’s proudly believes there’s no shortcut to true barbecue and it’s why our name isn’t BBQ. The Dallas-based, family-run barbecue franchise offers eight slow-smoked meats and 12 wholesome sides with ‘No B.S. (Bad Stuff)’ included. Dickey’s Barbecue has 550 locations across the United States and eight other countries.
Dickey’s was named to Newsweek’s 2022 America’s Favorite Restaurant Chains list and USA Today 2021 readers’ choice awards. Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list, been named a Top 500 Franchise by Entrepreneur and named to Hospitality Technology’s Industry Heroes list. Led by CEO Laura Rea Dickey, who was named among the country’s 50 most influential women in foodservice in Nation’s Restaurant News, was recognized by Fast Casual’s Top 100 Movers and Shakers list and honored by Dallas Business Journal. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Fox News, Forbes Magazine, Franchise Times, The Dallas Morning News, The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine and QSR Magazine. Dickey’s Barbecue is part of Dickey’s Restaurant Brands which has more than 700 restaurants nationwide including brands Wing Boss, Trailer Birds, Big Deal Burger and bbqathome.com. DRB is led by CEO Roland Dickey Jr. For more information, visit www.Dickeys.com.
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