SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:BAGR) ("DRH" or the "Company"), the creator, developer, and operator of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant and bar Bagger Dave's Freshly-Crafted Burger Tavern ® ("Bagger Dave's") and one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings ® ("BWW"), opened its newest Bagger Dave's in Terre Haute, Indiana on Sunday, October 20, 2013.
"Terre Haute is a wonderful town, home to numerous higher education institutions making it a thriving and energetic community. We believe that the demographics of this area are ideal for our Bagger Dave's restaurant," stated Michael Ansley, President and CEO. "As part of our Midwest expansion strategy, this location is a natural fit to leverage our existing infrastructure. We are confident that our robust site selection process is identifying excellent locations and increasing our brand recognition."
DRH expects to open three more Bagger Dave's restaurants by year end, with two in Indiana and one in Michigan.About Diversified Restaurant Holdings Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. ("DRH" or the "Company") is the creator, developer, and operator of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant concept, Bagger Dave's Freshly-Crafted Burger Tavern ® ("Bagger Dave's") and one of the largest Buffalo Wild Wings ® ("BWW") franchisees. Between the two concepts, the Company currently operates 50 corporate-owned restaurants in Michigan, Florida, Illinois, and Indiana, and one franchised Bagger Dave's in Missouri, for a total of 51 restaurants. The Company routinely posts news and other important information on its website at www.diversifiedrestaurantholdings.com . 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 15 corporate-owned locations and one franchised location. For more information, visit www.baggerdaves.com . DRH operates 35 BWW restaurants: 17 in Michigan, 10 in Florida, 4 in Illinois and 4 in Indiana. The Company has opened 21 new BWW restaurants in fulfillment of its 32-store Area Development Agreement ("ADA") with franchisor Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (Nasdaq:BWLD). The remaining 11 restaurants under the ADA agreement, along with an additional franchise agreement in Indiana, suggest that the Company will operate 47 BWW restaurants by 2017.