This week marks the 71st anniversary of Dickey’s Barbecue and Roland Dickey, Sr. wants to celebrate. In his first book signing event, the chairman of the world’s largest barbecue franchise is throwing a party to celebrate the release of his first book, Mr. Dickey’s Cookbook. The party starts at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Barnes & Noble on Northwest Highway across from North Park Center and will include free barbecue sandwiches, prize giveaways.
“It’s astounding how much growth I’ve seen in this company,” said Roland Dickey, author and chairman of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “My father started Dickeys as a beer joint with a little barbecue and now we’re a truly recognizable brand. My cookbook provides a little history on our roots in Dallas that have now grown across the country.”
The cookbook showcases more than 100 recipes and entertaining anecdotes, including many Dickey family recipes, personal photographs, along with photography of the dishes that showcases the restaurant’s poplar recipes.