Famous Dave's

Famous Dave’s Refranchising Company-Owned Stores

In the next 12 to 24 months, company-owned Famous Dave’s will be a thing of the past. But in the meantime, the chain could close additional stores, CEO Mike Lister said in a conference call.The 173-unit chain reported comparable-restaurant sales declines of 4.

Famous Dave's Posts Best Sales in 12 Quarters

Famous Dave's of America, Inc. reported financial results for the third quarter ending October 2.Highlights for the third quarter of 2016 as compared to the third quarter of 2015:Comparable sales for company-owned restaurants open 24 months or more decreased 1 percent compared to a decrease of 9.

Financial Performance 'Unsatisfactory' at Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's of America, Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter ending April 3.Highlights for the first quarter of 2016 as compared to the first quarter of 2015:Comparable sales for company-owned restaurants open 24 months or more decreased 7.

Famous Dave’s Opens Restaurant in Abu Dhabi

Famous Dave's of America, Inc.  announced that it has opened its newest award-winning barbecue restaurant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This opening at the Abu Dhabi Mall represents the first expansion for the brand outside of North America.

Famous Dave's Seeks CEO For Continued Growth

Famous Dave's of America Inc. today announced that Ed Rensi has stepped down from his role as CEO effective immediately. Rensi joined the Famous Dave's Board in January 2014, and agreed to assume the role of chief executive officer in February 2014 following the unexpected resignation of his predecessor.

Elimination of Discount Strategy Lowers Sales at Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's of America today reported financial results for the first quarter ending March 29, 2015.Company revenue decreased from $35.7 million to $32.6 million, primarily reflecting the combined impact of the closure of four company-owned restaurants since the end of the first quarter 2014 and a comparable sales decrease.

Famous Dave's Appoints Chief Accounting Officer

Famous Dave's of America announced the appointment of John (Jack) P. Beckman as the vice president, chief accounting officer as of Feb. 16, 2015.Jack Beckman has been employed by the company since 2009, serving as the assistant controller from 2009 to 2011, controller from 2011 to 2013, director of finance, accounting, and audit from 2013 to 2014, and senior director, chief accounting officer from 2014 until his appointment to his current position.

Famous Dave's Exits Richmond Market

Famous Dave's of America announced it has closed its three restaurants in the Richmond, Virginia, market and anticipates incurring impairment charges at up to four additional company-owned restaurants.

Famous Dave's Elects Chairman of the Board

Famous Dave's of America, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors elected David J. Mastrocola as the company's Chairman of the Board, effective July 28, 2014.David Mastrocola currently serves as co-founder and advisory chairman of Pleasant Lake Partners, LLC.

Famous Dave's Launches New Website

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. announced the launch of its new responsive design website, famousdaves.com. The new site offers consumers a more interactive experience by delivering enriched content and functionality across multiple devices.

Famous Dave's to Close Salisbury Restaurant

Famous Dave's of America, Inc. announced the Salisbury, Md. location will close at the end of the day on March 30."We have been a proud member of this community since the fall of 2008," says John Spoon, director of operations for Famous Dave's of America.