Famous Daves John Gilbert
Famous Dave’s chief executive John Gilbert stands in front of the brand’s BBQ Shack, a fast-casual version of its big-box barbecue restaurant.

Famous Dave's aims to develop 'better barbecue' niche

Famous Dave's executives say the brand's fast-casual variant makes the brand’s food more relevant on an everyday basis.

Famous Dave’s growth in the coming years will feature more openings of its slimmed-down fast-casual variant, Famous Dave’s BBQ Shack, but the 189-unit chain is hardly thinking small.

Officials at the Minneapolis-based company said the Shack would become a significant growth vehicle for Famous Dave’s in the near future as the company also looks to increase sales of carryout and catering at the fast-casual variant and the legacy casual-dining restaurants.

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