FAMOUS DAVES OF AMERICA, INC. (NASDAQ:DAVE) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

FAMOUS DAVES OF AMERICA, INC. (NASDAQ:DAVE) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

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(b)Resignation of Patrick D. Walsh

Effective August 24, 2017, Patrick D. Walsh resigned from the board of directors (the “Board”) of Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (the “Company”). Mr. Walsh has advised the Company that his resignation was not the result of any dispute or disagreement with the Company. Mr. Walsh was a member of the compensation committee and the audit committee of the Board.

(d)Appointment of Jeffery Crivello

Effective August 24, 2017, the Board appointed Jeffery Crivello to serve as a director of the Company to fill the vacancy resulting from Mr. Walsh’s resignation. Also effective August 24, 2017, Mr. Crivello has been appointed to the compensation committee and the audit committee of the Board.

Mr. Crivello, age 38, has since January 2015 served as the Chief Financial Officer of PW Partners Capital Management, LLC, a hedge fund manager, where he has primary responsibility for operations and accounting. Since 2001, Mr. Crivello has served as Chief Executive Officer of TREW Capital Management, Inc., a consulting and investment firm. From 2012 to 2015, Mr. Crivello served as a Managing Member of Maize Capital Group, LLC, a commodity investment firm.He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a B.S. degree in finance.

Mr. Crivello, who works for the same company as Patrick D. Walsh, was elected as the result of Mr. Walsh’s resignation as a director. There are no transactions that require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


About FAMOUS DAVE’S OF AMERICA, INC. (NASDAQ:DAVE)

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (Famous Dave’s) operates restaurants. The Company’s restaurants, which offer full table service, feature wood-smoked and off-the-grill entree favorites that fit into the barbeque category. It has the Company-owned and franchise-operated restaurants in the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and Canada, and it operates within the industry segment of foodservice. It operates approximately 179 Famous Dave’s restaurants in over 33 states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Canada, including over 44 the Company-owned restaurants and approximately 135 franchise-operated restaurants. Each restaurant features a selection of hickory-smoked and off-the-grill barbecue favorites, such as flame-grilled St. Louis-style and baby back ribs, Texas beef brisket, Georgia chopped pork, country-roasted chicken, and signature sandwiches and salads. Its restaurants offer side items, such as corn bread, potato salad, coleslaw, Shack Fries and Wilbur Beans.

FAMOUS DAVE’S OF AMERICA, INC. (NASDAQ:DAVE) Recent Trading Information

FAMOUS DAVE’S OF AMERICA, INC. (NASDAQ:DAVE) closed its last trading session up +0.55 at 4.65 with 72,197 shares trading hands.

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