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SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:BAGR) ("DRH" or the "Company"), the owner, operator, and franchisor of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant and bar Bagger Dave's Legendary Burgers Tavern
® ("Bagger Dave's") and one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings
® ("BWW"), announced it opened its latest BWW, in Lapeer, Michigan at 700 South Main Street, on Sunday, April 21, 2013.
"Lapeer is a vibrant and dynamic city that we are excited to be a part of," commented T. Michael Ansley, President and CEO of DRH. "Our location on South Main Street is in an ideal area, with close proximity to high-traffic venues and other shopping and entertainment centers."
This opening is the first of three new BWW locations anticipated in 2013 and is in accordance with DRH's commitment to open and operate 47 BWW restaurants by the end of 2017.
About Diversified Restaurant Holdings
Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. ("DRH" or the "Company") is the owner, operator, and franchisor of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant concept, Bagger Dave's Legendary Burger Tavern
® ("Bagger Dave's") and one of the largest Buffalo Wild Wings
® ("BWW") franchisees. Between the two concepts, the Company currently operates 45 corporate-owned restaurants in Michigan, Florida, Illinois, and Indiana, and one franchised Bagger Dave's in Missouri, for a total of 46 restaurants. The Company routinely posts news and other important information on its website at
Bagger Dave's offers a full-service, family-friendly restaurant and bar with a casual, comfortable atmosphere. The menu features freshly-made burgers, accompanied by more than 30 toppings from which to choose, along with fresh-cut fries, hand-dipped milkshakes, and a selection of craft beer and wine. Signature items include Sloppy Dave's BBQ
®, Train Wreck Burger
®, and Bagger Dave's Amazingly Delicious Turkey Black Bean Chili
®. The Bagger Dave's concept emphasizes local flair by showcasing historical photos of the city in which each restaurant resides and features an electric train that runs above the dining room and bar areas. Currently, there are 11 corporate-owned locations and one franchised location. For more information, visit
DRH operates 34 BWW restaurants: 16 in Michigan, 10 in Florida, 4 in Illinois and 4 in Indiana. The Company has opened 20 new BWW restaurants in fulfillment of its 32-store Area Development Agreement ("ADA") with franchisor Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (Nasdaq:BWLD). The remaining 12 restaurants under the ADA agreement, along with an additional franchise agreement in Indiana, suggest that the Company will operate 47 BWW restaurants by 2017.