Texas-based Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is continuing its Canadian development by signing an agreement to open 65 locations in the Greater Toronto and Niagara areas. The first will open next month open at 472 Younge St., in Toronoto, and other stores will open next year in Calgary, Edmonton, Leduc and Ft. Saskatchewan, Alberta, Ottawa, Ontario, Sherbrook and Quebec.
“We’re seeing unprecedented demand for our great Texas barbecue brand across Canada,” Jim Perkins, Dickey’s executive VP of international development and support, said in a company press release. “We look forward to bringing this great barbecue tradition from the Atlantic to the Pacific and the provinces in between. We’ve grown rapidly across the country and Canadians are quickly falling in love with our smoked meats and wholesome sides.”
Dickey’s has over 550 barbecue restaurants including the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Egypt, Japan, Pakistan, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates,