Famous Dave's high-tech remake
Famous Dave's CEO Ed Rensi intends to turn the barbecue concept into a more efficient operation by embracing technology. He provided Restaurant Business with a peek inside the lab for the overhaul, a unit in the Chicago suburbs. Here's what we saw.
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