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Famous Dave's BBQ Expands Takeout Locations Across U.S. During Pandemic

26 Oct, 2020

Famous Dave’s of America is capitalizing on the trend toward more takeout meals during the coronavirus pandemic by looking to expand its brand across the U.S. The barbecue chain, which currently operates 125 locations, has recently signed a 25-unit development agreement to grow the chain in select areas in the U.S.  
Famous Dave’s is partnering with Bluestone Hospitality Group to open both Famous Dave's ghost kitchens and dual restaurant concepts with Bluestone’s Italian brand, Johnny Carino's. Famous Dave's said it is also looking to implement a drive-thru while it focuses on improving current locations and growing into new territories.  
"Given the resiliency of the Famous Dave's brand throughout the pandemic, we're more focused now than ever before on continuing to grow and enter new markets," said Famous Dave's CEO Jeff Crivello, CEO, Famous Dave’s, which is a subsidiary of BBQ Holdings "We're thrilled to continue developing our ghost kitchens as we look for ways to innovate to better serve our customers."