Industry News | May 29, 2009

Greatest Ribs in America Named

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Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que won the award for “Greatest Ribs in America” at the 18th Annual Marc’s Great American Rib Cook-Off in Cleveland, Ohio.

The prestigious BBQ competition was held over the Memorial Day weekend and included many of the top competitive grillers in America. Organizers estimate that the BBQ experts at the event serve up more than 1 million ribs over the course of the weekend.

“The Cleveland rib cook-off is one of the most competitive in the nation, and it has a long and storied tradition in the world of barbecue,” says Christopher O’Donnell, president and CEO of Famous Dave’s.

“We couldn’t be more proud of our Rib Team. They’ve added another esteemed trophy to our own tradition of award-winning BBQ.”

In addition to being named “Greatest Ribs in America,” Famous Dave’s took home a third-place trophy in the “Greatest Sauce in America” competition.