Famous Dave's of America announced that its Traveling Rib Team has won the prestigious People's Choice Award for Best Ribs in America at the Great American Rib Cook-off in Cleveland, Ohio.

"This is a very exciting time in the history of Famous Dave's," says Aric Nissen, vice president of marketing and research & development. "The fact that our Traveling Rib Team was honored with the distinction of People's Choice for Best Ribs in America is a great accomplishment for our brand."

Famous Dave's has a crew of traveling Pitmasters called the "Rib Team." Each year, they engage the opposition at rib fests and other BBQ competitions from coast to coast, helping the brand to rack up more than 500 awards, such as "Best Ribs in America" and "Best BBQ".

"Continuing our winning streak, our founder, Famous Dave Anderson, also made it to the finals in the popular national Food Network television show, Best in Smoke," Nissen continued. "Famous Dave and our Director of Culinary, Charlie Torgerson, were one of only six teams selected for this competition."

In other company news, Famous Dave's has launched the U.S. of BBQ promotion, where guests can enjoy the U.S. of BBQ Platter, featuring the new Huli Buli Charcoal Chicken, plus Georgia chopped pork and award-winning St. Louis-style ribs. Guests also have the opportunity to register online for a chance to win a trip for two to Hawaii.


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