Dickey’s Barbecue Pit announces international expansion into the Philippines

The world’s largest grill concept opens stores in Manila, Philippines

Dallas, Texas ( Dickey’s Barbecue Pit continues its red-hot development streak around the world as the iconic Texas-born brand announced its expansion into the Philippines.

In light of this exciting news of global expansion, Dickey’s Executive Vice President Jim Perkins and San Francisco Bay Area-based Master Partner John Lee recently visited the Philippines to open the first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Manila in Q2 2023. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit announces international expansion into the Philippines

John Lee is a real estate professional and restaurateur who already owns Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in the San Francisco Bay Area, a national burger chain, and has also developed his own concepts including Burmese and Peruvian restaurants. John’s son Max Lee, current owner/operator of Dickey’s in the Bay Area, will lead the expansion in the Philippines and the development of an additional 40 locations.

“We are absolutely thrilled to offer the best Legit. Texas. Grill. worldwide to the Philippines in 2023,” said Jim Perkins. “With the Lee family representing, we have no doubt that the forthcoming development of Dickey’s will be a great success.”

With this latest announcement, Dickey’s continues to strengthen its international presence as the world’s largest grill brand franchise. With over 550 grill restaurants including in Brazil, Egypt, JapanPakistan, Singaporeand the United Arab Emirates.

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About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the world’s largest grill concept, was founded in 1941 by the Dickey family. Over the past 80 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests in 44 states. Texas. Barbecue.™ At Dickey’s, all of our grilled meats are smoked on-site in a hickory pit. Dickey’s prides itself that there’s no shortcut to real barbecue, and that’s why our name isn’t BBQ. The Dallas-based, family-run barbecue franchise offers eight slow-smoked meats and 12 healthy sides with “No BS (Bad Stuff).” Dickey’s Barbecue has 550 locations in the United States and eight other countries.

Dickey’s was named Newsweeks 2022 List of America’s Favorite Restaurant Chains and United States today Readers’ Choice 2021. Dickey’s won first place Almost casual “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list, named in the Top 500 franchise from entrepreneur and named after Hospitality Technology List of Industry Heroes. Led by CEO Laura Rea Dickey, who was named one of the 50 most influential women in hospitality in the country in 2017 Restaurant News of the Nationwas recognized by Almost casual Top 100 Movers and Shakers List and honored by Dallas Business Journal. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was also 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 the Wing Boss, Trailer Birds, Big Deal Burger and brands. DRB is led by CEO Roland Dickey Jr. For more information, see

Shannon Santos
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
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