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 Minnetonka, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Famous Dave’s has announced the relocation of its Uptown, Minneapolis…
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. Minnetonka, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Famous Dave’s, America’s Favorite BBQ, is testing Beyond Meat® products at 13 out of over 130 locations…
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…
Famous Dave’s Announces Changes to Management and Board of Directors

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  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.…
Famous Dave’s Names Ed Rensi Interim CEO

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  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…

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GE Capital, Franchise Finance recently provided Blue Ribbon BBQ, LLC, a Famous Dave’s of America franchisee, $9 million for refinancing of existing debt and a partner buyout. Funding was provided through GE Capital’s bank affiliate, GE Capital Financial Inc. “GE…

Marking its first venture outside the US market, Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. announced today that it has awarded a multi-unit franchise agreement to Famous Ribs of Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Tribal Councils Investment Group of Manitoba Ltd. The…

Famous Dave’s of America has announced revenue and net income of $41.3 million and $2.4 million, respectively, or $0.29 per diluted share, for the second quarter ended July 3, 2011. This compares to revenue and net income of $40.7 million…

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. has announced revenue and net income of $37.1 million and $1.2 million, respectively, or $0.14 per diluted share, for the first quarter ended April 3, 2011. This compares to revenue and net income of $32.6 million…

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:DAVE) today announced revenue and net income of $38.7 million and $1.5 million, respectively, or $0.17 per diluted share, for the third quarter ended October 3, 2010. This compares to revenue and net income of…

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE) today announced revenue and net income of $32.6 million and $2.7 million, respectively, or $0.30 per diluted share, for the first quarter ended April 4, 2010. This compares to revenue and net income…

Famous Dave’s stock has been climbing nicely in recent months, but when will sales of its signature barbecue platters follow that upward trend? It’s a critical question being asked in some form at restaurant chains throughout the country. Restaurant stocks,…

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE) today announced that it was named the winning bidder for seven of the nine restaurants of North Country BBQ Ventures, LLC for cash consideration of approximately $6.8 million, after taking into account an…

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE) today announced that it opened its newest award-winning Bar-B-Que restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska (13015 Birch Street). “Famous Dave’s is honored to continuously expand our award-winning menu to Bar-B-Que lovers across the country, and…