Famous Dave’s Opens Newest Restaurant in Al Ain, UAE

The beloved BBQ restaurant franchise is continuing to grow internationally with its latest opening in the UAE. Minnetonka, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Famous Dave’s, an award-winning, internationally recognized barbeque restaurant has opened its sixth restaurant in the UAE at Al Jimi Mall,…
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 Announces KC Glaser as Director of Marketing

Restaurant Industry Marketing Veteran Joins BBQ Restaurant Brand From Buffalo Wild Wings Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  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…
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. Minnetonka, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  The storied BBQ franchise Famous Dave’s—which offers everything from wood-smoked and off-the-grill entrée…
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  Minnetonka, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  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…
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  Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  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…
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 Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  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…
Famous Dave’s of America Appoints Adam Wright as CEO

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  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…
Welcome Back Famous Dave Anderson

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAVE) (“Famous Dave’s” or the “Company”) 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…
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…
Famous Dave’s Unleashes BBQ’s Dark Secret: Burnt Ends Revealed

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  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…

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  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…