Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. Recipients of Buffalo Wild Wings Annual Partnership Awards

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:BAGR) ("DRH" or the "Company"), the creator, developer and operator of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant and bar Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern® ("Bagger Dave's") and one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings® ("BWW"), today announced it was the recipient of two of Buffalo Wild Wings' Annual Vendor and Franchise Awards. Award winners were chosen for special recognition based on input from the home office, field teams, and all company and franchise restaurants.

DRH's President and CEO Michael Ansley was presented with the Franchisee of the Year Award, which highlights a current franchisee who possesses strong ethics and values, and has had a significant impact on the BWW system and franchise community during the year. In addition, DRH's COO Jason Curtis was presented with the Founders' Award which recognizes an individual who has displayed enthusiasm, teamwork, leadership, and an entrepreneurial spirit. The awards were presented by Buffalo Wild Wings Inc.'s Chief Executive Officer, Sally Smith, during the company's annual convention.

"We are pleased to have been recognized as incredibly committed franchisees and business partners who have made a significant impact on Buffalo Wild Wings' growth and success over the past year. These awards are a testament to the great relationship that we share with Buffalo Wild Wings and we look forward to ensuring our mutual success," said Michael Ansley, President and CEO.

About Diversified Restaurant Holdings

Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:BAGR) ("DRH" or the "Company") owns and operates Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern, a full-service, family-friendly restaurant and full bar with a casual, comfortable atmosphere specializing in custom-built, proprietary, fresh prime rib recipe burgers, all-natural turkey burgers, hand-cut fries, locally crafted beers on draft, hand-dipped milk shakes, salads, black bean turkey chili, and much more. There are currently 26 company-owned Bagger Dave's restaurants in Michigan and Indiana. For more information, visit www.baggerdaves.com.

The Company also operates 42 Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar franchised restaurants in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Florida.

The Company routinely posts news and other important information on its website at www.diversifiedrestaurantholdings.com.

CONTACT: For more information contact: Investor Relations Contacts: Sheryl Freeman / Raphael Gross ICR Inc. 646.277.1284 / 203.682.8253 sheryl.freeman@icrinc.com / raphael.gross@icrinc.comSource:Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc.