Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Barbecue
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2023 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$256K - $443K
Units as of 2019
510 8% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Industry
Food
Founded
1941
Parent Company
Dickey's Capital Group
Leadership
Laura Rea Dickey, CEO
Corporate Address
4514 Cole Ave., #1015
Dallas, TX 75205

Business Overview

Franchising Since
1994 (29 years)
# of employees at HQ
129
# of Units
510 (as of 2019)

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Dickey's Barbecue Pit franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$20,000
Initial Investment
$256,360 - $443,045
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Veteran Incentives
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
4%
Term of Agreement
20 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes
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Financing Options

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Third Party Financing
Dickey's Barbecue Pit has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
90 hours
Classroom Training
50 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022