The Texas-style barbecue franchise signed with business partners Bruno Gallucci and Cyro Pires, who are set to develop over 100 Dickey’s locations throughout Brazil
Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Capital Group said: “When my family opened our doors in 1941, our goal was to serve our community great barbecue and today it’s an honor to be entrusted with that same mission globally.
“Bruno and Cyro share a passion for their community and the art of great barbecue, and we look forward to our new partnership and bringing Legit. Texas. Barbecue. to Brazil.”
Gallucci and Pires acquired full franchising rights for Brazil and are slated to open their first location in their hometown of San Paolo in early 2020.
Jim Perkins, Vice President of International Development for Dickey’s Barbecue Pit said: “Our new partners bring an unparalleled level of enthusiasm, business acumen and experience with Brazilian barbecue culture.
“We’re thankful to have such knowledgeable and collaborative partners as Dickey’s embarks on this new frontier.”
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit won the Best Food & Beverage Franchise in the Global Franchise Awards 2019.