Famous Dave's signs deal for 21 new restaurants

Minnetonka-based Famous Dave's of America Inc. plans to add 21 locations in California, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state, according to a company news release. CEO John Gilbert III says this expansion is part of the company's goal to open 50 new locations over the next two years.
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Minnetonka-based Famous Dave's of America Inc. plans to add 21 locations in California, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state, according to a company news release. CEO John Gilbert III says this expansion is part of the company's goal to open 50 new locations over the next two years.

The barbecue chain already has about 185 restaurants, including 20 Minnesota locations.

Gilbert was named Famous Dave's new chief executive officer last month.

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