Diversified Restaurant Holdings announces opening of relocated Buffalo Wild Wings in Lincoln Park, Illinois
September 30, 2013
– Restaurant Incorporates New Stadia Design to Enhance Customer Experience
Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (BAGR) ("DRH" or the "Company"), the creator, developer, and operator of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant and bar Bagger Dave's Freshly-Crafted Burger Tavern(R) ("Bagger Dave's") and one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings(R) ("BWW"), today announced it opened its relocated BWW on Clybourn Avenue in Lincoln Park, Illinois on Sunday, September 29, 2013.
"We are excited to open our relocated and newly designed Lincoln Park Buffalo Wild Wings. This location is closer to the central shopping district, with access to public parking, and is almost double the size of the previous location," stated Michael Ansley, President and CEO. "We foresee this new location quickly evolving into a gathering spot for many."
Mr. Ansley added, "This location also features the new BWW stadia design to create an atmosphere that feels more like being in a stadium. It has an enhanced audio-visual system, thus increasing the game day viewing experience."
This restaurant is one of the first BWW franchised locations using the "stadia" decor and includes 90 inch TVs, two full bars and garage doors that can be opened to create a patio atmosphere in the front of the building.
About Diversified Restaurant Holdings
Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. ("DRH" or the "Company") is the creator, developer, and operator of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant concept, Bagger Dave's Freshly-Crafted Burger Tavern(R) ("Bagger Dave's") and one of the largest Buffalo Wild Wings(R) ("BWW") franchisees. Between the two concepts, the Company currently operates 49 corporate-owned restaurants in Michigan, Florida, Illinois, and Indiana, and one franchised Bagger Dave's in Missouri, for a total of 50 restaurants. The Company routinely posts news and other important information on its website at www.diversifiedrestaurantholdings.com.
Bagger Dave's offers a full-service, family-friendly restaurant and bar with a casual, comfortable atmosphere. The menu features freshly-made burgers, accompanied by more than 30 toppings from which to choose, along with fresh-cut fries, hand-dipped milkshakes, and a selection of craft beer and wine. Signature items include Sloppy Dave's BBQ(R), Train Wreck Burger(R), and Bagger Dave's Amazingly Delicious Turkey Black Bean Chili(R). The Bagger Dave's concept emphasizes local flair by showcasing historical photos of the city in which each restaurant resides and features an electric train that runs above the dining room and bar areas. Currently, there are 14 corporate-owned locations and one franchised location. For more information, visit www.baggerdaves.com.
DRH operates 35 BWW restaurants: 17 in Michigan, 10 in Florida, 4 in Illinois and 4 in Indiana. The Company has opened 21 new BWW restaurants in fulfillment of its 32-restaurant Area Development Agreement ("ADA") with franchisor Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD). The remaining 11 restaurants under the ADA agreement, along with an additional franchise agreement in Indiana, suggest that the Company will operate 47 BWW restaurants by 2017.