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FAMOUS DAVE’S IN BOLINGBROOK PRESENTS THE ULTIMATE SEASON KICKOFF

Three events scheduled in newly renovated venue featuring an expanded bar and patio area, HD TVs and interactive technology

Attention Bears fans! Famous Dave’s in Bolingbrook is kicking off the season with a lineup that rivals their legendary BBQ.

 

Fantasy Football Training Camp, August 21, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Featuring Hub Arkush of Pro Football Weekly and Fantasy Football Hall-of-Famer Paul Charchian

Bears and 670 The Score Chicago (WSCR) football expert Hub Arkush, and fantasy football expert Paul Charchian will co-host an entertaining and educational discussion about the ins and outs, do’s and don’ts and other insider tips about Fantasy Football. Guests will be treated to Charchian’s coveted Fantasty ‘cheat sheets’ as well as Famous Dave’s new craft beer flights and BBQ Bites menu.

 

Tailgate Party and Live Pre-Season Broadcast, August 24, Noon – 4:00 PM

Featuring NFL Hall-of-Famer Dan Hampton and Harry Teinowitz

WGN Radio’s The Game 87.7 will broadcast live from Famous Dave’s with Dan Hampton along with afternoon drive host and fantasy football expert Harry Teinowitz. The two personalities will team up for a special 2-hour broadcast to discuss all things football as fans prepare for the season. Revelers will munch on Famous Dave’s legendary ribs and other BBQ’d delights, participate in meet and greets, raffles, celebrity bag toss games and more. Prizes include team jerseys and paraphernalia, grilling and other gear from Bass Pro Shops, and much more. Painted faces and foam fingers welcome!

 

Bears Opener Pre- and Post-game Live Broadcasts and Game Viewing Party, September 7, 10:00-Noon and 4:00-6:00 PM

Featuring Patrick Mannelly, Doug Buffone, Ed O’Bradovich and WSCR personalities

The Bears pre-game show will be hosted by WSCR anchor Hub Arkush, Chicago Tribune reporter Dan Pompei and recently-retired Bear Center Patrick Mannelly, followed by the post-game broadcast with former Bear greats Doug Buffone and Ed O’Bradovich. Then, from Noon until the last play of the game, all eyes will be glued to one of Famous Dave’s HD TVs, with brief interruptions for prize give-aways and ad-hoc celebrations of Bears’ heroics. The day starts with a bloody mary bar, and continues into the evening with Famous Food and libations.

 

About Famous Dave’s

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:DAVE) develops, owns, operates and franchises BBQ restaurants. The company owns 54 locations and franchises 142 additional units in 34 states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and 1 Canadian Province. Famous Dave’s menu features award-winning BBQ and grilled meats, a large selection of salads, side items and sandwiches, and unique desserts. Famous Dave’s has won more than 700 awards for everything from “Best Ribs” to “BBQ Sauce” to “Best Cookbook” to “Top Barbeque Restaurant Franchise.”  The Bolingbrook location features an expanded bar and patio area with multiple HD TVs, NTN Buzztime’s BEOND entertainment platform, new menu items, and a wide selection of craft brews. For more information, please visit www.famousdaves.com.

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