Dickey's Barbecue Pit unveils International Expansion into the Philippines


Dickey's Barbecue Pit has announced its expansion into the Philippines, continuing the iconic Texas-born brand's hot streak of global expansion.

Dickey's Executive Vice President Jim Perkins and Master Partner John Lee of the San Francisco Bay area recently visited the Philippines with a solid foundation in place to open the first Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Manila in the second quarter of 2023.

John Lee is a real estate professional as well as a restaurateur with a Dickey's Barbecue Pit in the San Francisco Bay Area, a national burger chain, and his own concepts, including Burmese and Peruvian eateries. Max Lee, the current Owner/Operator of the Bay Area Dickey's, will lead the Philippines expansion and the development of an additional 40 locations.

“We are absolutely thrilled to be bringing the best Legit. Texas. Barbecue. across the globe to the Philippines in 2023,” said Jim Perkins. “With the representation of the Lee family, we have no doubt that the upcoming Dickey’s development will be a major success.”

Dickey's continues to strengthen its international presence as the world's largest barbecue brand and franchise with this latest announcement. There are over 550 barbecue restaurants in Brazil, Egypt, Japan, Pakistan, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit is a Dallas, Texas-based family-owned barbecue restaurant chain that is a subsidiary of Dickey's Capital Group.

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