Famous Dave's
3.2 of 5 74 reviews
www.famousdaves.com Minnetonka, MN 1000 to 5000 Employees
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Company - Public (DAVE)
Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Barbecue made this Dave famous. Famous Dave's of America operates and franchises about 180 barbecue restaurants in some 35 states, primarily Minnesota, Illinois, California, and Wisconsin. The eateries serve St. Louis-style ribs, Georgia chopped pork, and Texas brisket. Most of the restaurants are designed to resemble 1930s-era roadhouse shacks complete with antique items and Americana touches. Other units try to recreate the feeling of a hunting lodge or a Chicago-style blues club featuring live music. The company also distributes barbecue sauce, seasonings, and prepared... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   74 ratings

3.2

100% Approve of the CEO   1 ratings

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Ed Rensi

Chief Executive Officer

I loved working here

 Former Server/Bartender in Bolingbrook, IL

Pros: It was a very fun atmosphere, all of the employees where so welcoming and helpful. Full Review

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Server - Hourly

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$5.64/hr
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Manager

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$41,083
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Waitress - Hourly

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Gilroy, CA Jan 2010 – Reviewed Mar 27, 2014

Interview Details – The hiring process was long. I started the interview process in November and went through at least three interviews. The initial interview was only about 15 minutes long and I felt as if I were a contestant on American Idol. I had to impress the "judges" so I could go onto the next round!Full Interview

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I think the most unexpected question was if I were a cereal, what cereal would I be and why, View Answer

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