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Famous Dave's Adds Fuel to the Chicken Sandwich Wars with Introduction of Iris' Comeback Chicken Sandwich

Famous Dave’s Adds Fuel to the Chicken Sandwich Wars with Introduction of Iris’ Comeback Chicken Sandwich

The Beloved BBQ Restaurant Franchise Will Roll Out its Contender on Monday, February 3, Inspired by Founder Dave Anderson’s Mother, Iris. Leading BBQ chain Famous Dave’s is tapping into its founder’s southern roots to create the perfect spicy new contender in the chicken sandwich wars. The crispy, golden-brown sandwich with mouthwateringly […]

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Famous Dave's Reveals New, Smaller Footprint Prototype Restaurant in Uptown, Minneapolis on December 20

Famous Dave’s Reveals New, Smaller Footprint Prototype Restaurant in Uptown, Minneapolis on December 20

The beloved BBQ restaurant franchise opens the first of its smaller footprint concept restaurants, marking a design transition for the brand. Famous Dave’s has announced it will open the first of its smaller footprint prototype restaurants in Uptown, Minneapolis at 800 W. Lake Street on Friday, December 20 at 11:00 […]

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Famous Dave's Announces New Prototype Restaurant in Uptown, Minneapolis

Famous Dave’s Announces New Prototype Restaurant in Uptown, Minneapolis

America’s favorite BBQ restaurant franchise will reopen its former Uptown location in Q4 2019, featuring a smaller real estate footprint and a focus on delivery and catering Famous Dave’s has announced the relocation of its Uptown, Minneapolis store, which will open in Q4, 2019. The location, opening at 800 W. […]

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Famous Dave's Launches Testing of Beyond Meat Menu Items

Famous Dave’s Launches Testing of Beyond Meat Menu Items

The BBQ Restaurant Chain Will Test Four Beyond Meat Options Starting September 12 in 13 Locations Across Minnesota and Colorado. Famous Dave’s, America’s Favorite BBQ, is testing Beyond Meat products at 13 out of over 130 locations across the U.S. in an effort to continue offering high-quality protein items to […]

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Famous Dave's Announces KC Glaser as Director of Marketing

Famous Dave’s Announces KC Glaser as Director of Marketing

Restaurant Industry Marketing Veteran Joins BBQ Restaurant Brand From Buffalo Wild Wings Famous Dave’s has announced the appointment of KC Glaser as its new Director of Marketing. Glaser is a marketing leader with broad marketing experience in the restaurant industry, working with brands that include Buffalo Wild Wings and International […]

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Barbeque Concept Famous Dave's Partners with Punchh to Deliver Rewards App

Barbeque Concept Famous Dave’s Partners with Punchh to Deliver Rewards App

The award-winning BBQ franchise will now provide guests the opportunity to earn “bones” toward rewards that can be redeemed at participating Famous Dave’s locations. The storied BBQ franchise Famous Dave’s—which offers everything from wood-smoked and off-the-grill entrée favorites to cheese curds and blackberry BBQ-griddled pork, all expertly curated by the […]

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Famous Dave's and Tablez Food Company to Open Brand's Fourth Location in United Arab Emirates on February 11

Famous Dave’s and Tablez Food Company to Open Brand’s Fourth Location in United Arab Emirates on February 11

Storied Barbeque Franchise Expands Master Development Agreement with Tablez, Prepares to Open Newest UAE Location in Dubai Festival City Mall Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. has increased the scope of its master development agreement reached with Tablez Food Company to bring three additional restaurants to the United Arab Emirates for […]

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Famous Dave's Announces Sylvia Matzke-Hill as New Head of Culinary

Famous Dave’s Announces Sylvia Matzke-Hill as New Head of Culinary

Storied Barbeque Franchise Welcomes Restaurant Industry Veteran to Leadership Team During Brand Reinvigoration  Famous Dave’s, an award-winning barbeque concept offering wood-smoked and off-the-grill entrée favorites, is excited to announce the addition of Sylvia Matzke-Hill to its experienced and invigorated leadership team. Earlier this year, Famous Dave’s launched a strategic plan […]

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Famous Dave's Introduces Revamped Menu, Sleeker Model, and Technology Innovation

Famous Dave’s Introduces Revamped Menu, Sleeker Model, and Technology Innovation

Storied Barbeque Franchise Unveils New Founder-Inspired Brand Initiatives at Coon Rapids Location During Grand Reopening Event  Famous Dave’s, an award-winning barbeque concept offering wood-smoked and off-the-grill entrée favorites, recently announced a strategic plan to elevate its franchise offering with 23 new menu items, all individually curated by founder and BBQ […]

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Famous Dave's of America Appoints Restaurant Industry Veteran Michael W. Lister as Chief Executive Officer, Succeeding Adam J. Wright

Famous Dave’s of America Appoints Restaurant Industry Veteran Michael W. Lister as Chief Executive Officer, Succeeding Adam J. Wright

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAVE), announced that Adam J. Wright, Famous Dave’s Chief Executive Officer, is no longer an employee of the Company, and has resigned from the Board of Directors. Michael W. Lister has been appointed to replace Adam Wright as Chief Executive Officer and has also been […]

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Famous Dave's Signs Area Development Agreement for Charlotte, North Carolina

Famous Dave’s Signs Area Development Agreement for Charlotte, North Carolina

New Franchise Partner Bart Kinzel Joins Famous Dave’s with Three-Unit Area Development Agreement Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAVE), an award-winning Bar B Que destination, will open three restaurants in North Carolina through a multi-unit franchise agreement with Bart Kinzel of York, S.C. Bart will open three new Famous Dave’s […]

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Famous Dave's of America Appoints Adam Wright as CEO

Famous Dave’s of America Appoints Adam Wright as CEO

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAVE) (“Famous Dave’s” or the “Company”), has appointed Adam Wright as Chief Executive Officer. “We are impressed with the steps Adam has taken to move the business forward since his appointment as interim CEO six months ago,” said Joseph Jacobs, Chairman of the Board of […]

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Welcome Back Famous Dave Anderson

Welcome Back Famous Dave Anderson

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAVE) has announced the return of its founder, “Famous Dave” Anderson, also known as “America’s Rib King.” Mr. Anderson will be rejoining the company as part of a reorganization that includes several new members of the company’s board of directors and executive management team in […]

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Famous Dave's of America, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Abe Ruiz as Chief Operating Officer

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Abe Ruiz as Chief Operating Officer

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:DAVE) today announced the appointment of Abelardo (“Abe”) Ruiz as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. Abe was previously employed as Chief Operating Officer of Colon Gerena Restaurant Group, Famous Dave’s franchise partner in Puerto Rico. Colon Gerena owns and operates a total of 106 locations […]

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