October 21, 2008 // Franchising.com // Minneapolis, MN, – Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE) announced today that it opened its 173rd award-winning barbeque restaurant on October 20, 2008. The new Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que® restaurant is located at 8820 US 31 South in Greenwood, IN, a suburb of Indianapolis.
"We're excited to bring our unique selection of slow-smoked, authentic barbeque to Central Indiana," says Famous Dave's – Greenwood General Manager Pat Naughton. "We can't wait for folks to try us out…we're sure they'll be back again and again. We have a unique menu and a fun atmosphere that stands out among the competition."
Famous Dave's has won over 300 awards for everything from best ribs to best BBQ sauce to best cookbook. Famous Dave's Rib Team regularly competes in rib competitions across the country, and has raked in 1st place awards at the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off in Sparks, Nevada, the Rib America Indianapolis Rib Fest and many, many more.
About Famous Dave's. Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE) develops, owns, operates and franchises barbeque restaurants. Famous Dave's has over 170 locations in 36 states. Its menu features award-winning barbequed and grilled meats, an ample selection of salads, side items and sandwiches, and unique desserts. For more information, visit www.famousdaves.com.
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