Famous Dave’s founder takes on nation's pitmasters

Famous Dave’s founder takes on nation's pitmasters

Dave Anderson on why he chose to be a contestant on reality TV barbecue contest

“Famous Dave” Anderson, the founder of the 182-unit Famous Dave’s Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que brand, said the contestants were noticeably nervous and tense during the filming of the first “judges’ table” segment on the Food Network’s barbecue competition show, “Best in Smoke.”

What made this taping different from other competitions like “Top Chef” or “America’s Next Great Restaurant,” Anderson said,

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