MINNEAPOLIS (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Calling all BBQ lovin' Dave's, David's and Davy's! On Sunday, August 1, 2010, Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que Restaurants (Nasdaq:DAVE) are offering anyone with the first name of Dave, David or Davy a free entree (maximum value of $15) at participating locations nationwide. Anyone with the middle name of Dave, David or Davy can also join in on this special celebration by receiving one entree for half price (maximum value of $7.50). Celebrating the award-winning BBQ restaurant's "Sweet and Sassy" 16 year anniversary and honoring the Founder, "Famous Dave" Anderson, this one-day-only event has been brought back by wildly popular demand and is being offered for the second year in a row. A Buck-a-Bone rib special is also available to everyone dining in the restaurant or taking BBQ TO GO.
"On Sunday August 1st, we honor all of the Dave's who have made this country great -- from Davy Crockett to David Letterman to our own great founder 'Famous Dave' Anderson," said Aric Nissen, Famous Dave's Vice President of Marketing. "If you are a Dave, David or Davy, we want to serve you BBQ for FREE! Perhaps this event will become popular enough for us to petition Congress for a national holiday!"
What started as a local event last year, the Dave's Day promotion turned into a Dave-tastic frenzy. Word spread rapidly on YouTube and other social networks, as well as by word of mouth, and the end result included thousands of Dave's, David's and Davy's enjoying award-winning BBQ for free. This year, the promotion will be offered at even more Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que Restaurants nationwide.
Dave's Day also recognizes all "famous" fans as Famous Dave's is offering a Buck-a-Bone special, where ribs are only $1 each at participating restaurants with any $5 purchase (up to six ribs).
Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:DAVE) develops, owns, operates and franchises Bar-B-Que restaurants. The award-winning Bar-B-Que restaurants are known for barbequed and grilled meats, sandwiches, side items, salads and unique desserts. With 177 locations in 36 states, including Times Square in New York City, Famous Dave's has won over 400 awards for everything from best ribs to best BBQ sauce to best cookbook. The Famous Dave's family also includes a Famous Dave's Rib Team, which has a stellar track record and has been ranked in first place at competitions throughout the United States, including the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off in Sparks, Nevada; the Great American Rib Cook-Off in Cleveland, Ohio; the Southern Florida Championship Cook Off in Jupiter, Florida and many, many more.
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SOURCE: Famous Dave's of America