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Famous Dave's Names Jack Beckman VP, Chief Accounting Officer

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:DAVE) today announced the appointment of John (Jack) P. Beckman as the Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer effective February 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 Sr. Director, Chief Accounting Officer from 2014 until his appointment to his current position.

Mr. Beckman is a licensed CPA and earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse.

About Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's of America, Inc. develops, owns, operates, and franchises restaurants under the Famous Dave's name. It offers smoked, barbeque, and grilled meat, as well as entrée items and delicious side dishes using prepared proprietary seasonings, sauces, and mixes. The company operates full-service and counter-service restaurants. As of December 29, 2014, it owned 50 locations and franchised 139 additional units in 34 states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and 1 Canadian Province. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACT: Richard Pawlowski Famous Dave's of America 952-294-1300 richard.pawlowski@famousdaves.com

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