Retired military veteran Mark Klawitter recently inked a development deal with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to bring a franchise to Dale City.

“As a lot of folks are still not comfortable dining around other people, I wanted to give guests the opportunity to enjoy true Texas-style barbecue through the convenience of carryout and delivery,” said Klawitter, a former Army sergeant major.

Klawitter was still scouting locations and didn't have a confirmed address earlier this month.

Dickey’s franchise discounts available to former service members is one of several factors that attracted Klawitter to the barbecue concept. 

“Dale City is a very diverse community and I look forward to serving my neighbors and giving gu

Dickey’s restaurants are rooted in Texas-style cuisine and feature a southern menu of slow-smoked meats and classic sides. All meats are smoked on-site over a wood-burning pit and accompanied by family-recipes passed down for three generations.

For more information, visit www.dickeys.com.


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