"I am thrilled to be joining Famous Dave's during this critical time in the company's history," said Newman, and I'm especially excited to join as part of the new and dynamic leadership team that is ready to take on this challenge and create the kind of change that will inspire our guests, our employees, and shareholders."About Famous Dave's of America, Inc. Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAVE) develops, owns, operates and franchises Bar B Que restaurants. The company owns 37 locations and franchises 141 additional restaurants in 33 states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, United Arab Emirates and Canada. Famous Dave's menu features award-winning Bar B Que and grilled meats, a large selection of salads, side items and sandwiches, and unique desserts. Famous Dave's has won more than 700 awards for everything from "Best Ribs" to "Best Bar B Que Sauce" to "Best Cookbook" to "Top Barbeque Restaurant Franchise." For more information, please visit famousdaves.com.
Contact:Dexter NewmanChief Financial Officer952.294.1300