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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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Famous Dave's CEO Ed Rensi Resigns

Famous Dave’s CEO Ed Rensi Resigns

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:DAVE) today announced that Ed Rensi has stepped down from his role as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Mr. Rensi joined the Famous Dave’s Board in January 2014, and agreed to assume the role of Chief Executive Officer in February 2014 following the unexpected resignation […]

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Famous Dave’s Announces Changes to Management and Board of Directors

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:DAVE), today announced the official appointment of Ed Rensi as Chief Executive Officer. The company also announced Richard A. Pawlowski will be named the company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective June 2, 2014. Pawlowski has experience in acquisition and turnaround strategies, particularly with regard to restaurant […]

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Famous Dave’s Names Ed Rensi Interim CEO

Famous Dave’s (Nasdaq:DAVE) today announced that Ed Rensi, Director, has been appointed as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He succeeds John Gilbert, who resigned. Rensi commented, “I have been a customer and a fan of Famous Dave’s for 20 years and I am delighted to lead Famous […]

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Famous Dave’s Unleashes BBQ’s Dark Secret: Burnt Ends Revealed

Famous Dave’s, (NASDAQ: DAVE), pulled back the curtain on one of barbecue’s richest, darkest secrets by releasing a new infographic on the making of Burnt Ends. Barbecue fans that may have once turned up their noses at the idea of anything burnt now watch hungrily as hand-rubbed Texas Beef Brisket […]

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Famous Dave’s Receives Multiple Honors from National Barbecue Association

Famous Dave’s, (Famous Dave’s) (NASDAQ: DAVE), demonstrated once again its position in the world of barbecue by taking home nine National Barbecue Association (NBBQA) 2013 Awards of Excellence from this year’s National Conference and Trade Show. “Our company embraces authentic pit-smoked barbecue and all the passion that goes along with […]

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