Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que(R) Opens Reno and Henderson, Nevada
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 29, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Famous Dave's of America,
Inc. (DAVE) announces it has opened its two newest award-winning Bar-B-Que
restaurants in Reno and Henderson, Nevada. These new openings mark a total of six
Famous Dave's locations in Nevada.
Commenting on the Reno restaurant at 4925 Kietzke Lane, Rory O'Neal of the new
Reno-based restaurant company, Savory Investments, LLC said, "Famous Dave's has
been recognized as one of America's 'Hottest Concepts' by Nation's Restaurant
News, and has won hundreds of awards for its 'Famous' ribs and BBQ. We look
forward to sharing this with the folks in Reno and becoming an active member of
the community." Savory Investments, LLC was founded by brothers Rory and Sean
O'Neal. With over 20 years of food service and hospitality industry experience,
the duo has the franchise rights to Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que (R)
restaurants in portions of California and Nevada. Reno is the first Famous Dave's
for Savory Investments.
The new Henderson, NV restaurant at 651 Mall Ring Circle will be the seventh
Famous Dave's in the restaurant portfolio of Sonoran Barbeque Nevada, LLC. "We
are pleased to open this new restaurant in Henderson," said Dave Dworak, Director
of Operations at Sonoran Barbeque Nevada, LLC. "It's a great brand and one that
is a hit within the communities we operate." In addition to Henderson, Nevada,
Sonoran Barbeque operates four locations in Las Vegas, Nevada and two in Arizona.
"We continue to expand in markets where we know our brand will excel," said
Christopher O'Donnell, President and CEO of Famous Dave's of America. "Nevada is
a great example of this. We are fortunate to have committed franchise partners,
like Dave and Rory, in the region. These franchise partners are passionate about
our brand and will be great additions to these Famous Dave's communities."
Both restaurants will be open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00
p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Guests can enjoy both
lunch and dinner in the 6,500 - 6,660 square foot restaurants. Famous Dave's
Bar-B-Que can also be ordered TO GO by calling 775-826-RIBS (7427) in Reno and
702-433-0013 in Henderson. Catering for events and social gatherings of all sizes
is available as well.
Having won over 500 regional and national awards, Famous Dave's of America, Inc.
is one of the premier BBQ restaurants in the country. Famous Dave's offers a wide
variety of award-winning ribs, hickory smoked meats, and other BBQ favorites,
such as St. Louis-Style Ribs brushed with Rich & Sassy(R) Sauce, Texas Beef
Brisket, Georgia Chopped Pork, Country-Roasted Chicken, Wilbur Beans, Creamy
Coleslaw and Dave's Famous Bread Pudding. A Lil' Wilbur Kid's Menu includes
classic kid favorites, such as Macaroni & Cheese, and Chicken Tenders.
For more information, including a full menu and other restaurant locations,
please visit http://www.famousdaves.com
About Famous Dave's
Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (DAVE) develops, owns, operates and franchises
barbeque restaurants. As of today, the company owns 52 locations and franchises
131 additional units in 37 states. The menu features award-winning barbequed and
grilled meats, a large selection of salads, side items and sandwiches, and unique
desserts. Famous Dave's has won over 500 awards for everything from best ribs to
best Bar-B-Que sauce to best cookbook. For more information, please visit http://www.famousdaves.com
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Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical, including but
not limited to statements regarding the timing of our restaurant openings and the
timing or success of our expansion plans, are forward-looking statements within
the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These
forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, which may cause the
company's actual results to differ materially from expected results. Although
Famous Dave's of America, Inc. believes the expectations reflected in any
forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no
assurance that its expectation will be attained. Factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially from Famous Dave's expectation include financial
performance, restaurant industry conditions, execution of restaurant development
and construction programs, franchisee performance, changes in local or national
economic conditions, availability of financing, governmental approvals and other
risks detailed from time to time in the company's SEC reports.
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