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Famous Dave's of America, Inc. Adds Bryan L. Wolff to Board of Directors

MINNEAPOLIS, July 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:DAVE) today announced the appointment of Bryan L. Wolff to the Company's board of directors. Mr. Wolff has also been appointed to serve as chair of the Company's audit committee. Mr. Wolff is Chief Financial Officer of DogVacay, Inc., an online service connecting pet owners with sitters across the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Wolff previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Bonobos, Inc., a men's fashion and accessories retailer, and as an Analyst at Luxor Capital, LP.

"We are delighted to welcome Bryan Wolff to the Famous Dave's board of directors and pleased to have him serve as chair of the audit committee," stated Joseph M. Jacobs, co-founder and President of Wexford Capital LP who also serves as Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. "We are confident that his insights and financial acumen will prove a valuable asset to the Company."

About Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's of America, Inc. develops, owns, operates and franchises barbeque restaurants. As of today, the company owns 49 locations and franchises 132 additional units in 33 states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and Canada. Its menu features award-winning barbequed and grilled meats, an ample selection of salads, side items and sandwiches, and unique made-from-scratch desserts.

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical, including but not limited to statements regarding the Company's operating objectives and plans and prospects for growth, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, which may cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from expected results. Although Famous Dave's of America, Inc. believes the expectations reflected in any forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectation will be attained. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Famous Dave's expectation include financial performance, restaurant industry conditions, execution of restaurant development and construction programs, franchisee performance, changes in local or national economic conditions, availability of financing, governmental approvals and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports.

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

Source:Famous Dave's of America