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A Comprehensive Guide to Planning Your Own Famous Dave’s Fundraising Event

Hey there, event maestros and barbecue enthusiasts! Are you ready to turn up the heat on your fundraising game? Look no further than this comprehensive guide that’s about to take you on a journey to master the art of planning your very own Famous Dave’s fundraising event. 


Whether you’re a seasoned event planner or a rookie raring to go, we’re here to stoke your creative flames and make your event sizzle with success. So, let’s roll up those sleeves and get grillin’!


Your Famous Dave’s Fundraising Event: Getting the Flavorful Fire Started


Your fundraising journey kicks off with a hearty serving of inspiration and preparation. Here’s how you can set the stage for an unforgettable Famous Dave’s event:


  1. Whet Your Appetite with a Vision

Envision the flavor-packed fiesta you want to create! Are you aiming for a rib-tastic rodeo or a saucy soirée under the stars? Let your imagination run wild, partner!


  1. Assemble Your Pit Crew 

Round up your enthusiastic volunteers and BBQ aficionados. Teamwork makes the dream work, and who can resist a chance to dig into some Famous Dave’s delights while planning away?


  1. Lock Down the Date and Venue

Time to pick a date that’ll set those taste buds tingling! Secure a venue that can handle your barbecue bash and ensure there’s ample space to house all the finger-lickin’ festivities.


In addition, Famous Dave’s is affordable at an average meal price of $12.


All this is why you can bet your charity volunteer time that a Famous Dave’s restaurant will satisfy the hunger (and hearts, more on that in a second!) of all kinds of people who care about your cause.


Keep reading to learn how to schedule a fundraising event with Famous Dave’s!


Famous Dave's smoky ribs and chicken with rice, beans and corn


Marinating the Details: Crafting Your Event


For one thing, scheduling fundraisers on GroupRaise is very fast. You can set up a Famous Dave’s restaurant fundraiser in five minutes or less!


(Actually, you can do it in 1 minute. Watch this 1-minute clip to learn how!)


You can prepare a one-time event, or multiple Famous Dave’s fundraisers and program them at regular intervals.


Famous Dave’s restaurants are open at times that depend on location. But generally Famous Dave’s hours for fundraisers are 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Mon; Tue; Wed; Thu. Just pick your desired dates & times, and request your meal!


Famous Dave's smoky ribs catering


What’s more, neither Famous Dave’s or GroupRaise charges you a thing to schedule a fundraising meal. It’s totally free!


Be sure to secure at least 20 RSVPs, because then Famous Dave’s will generously donate back 15% of actual sales to your cause.


After sending your request to Famous Dave’s, you’ll hear back within just 7 days.                                         


Once your date is confirmed, get the word out to potential attendees. Then gather up those excited RSVPs and look forward to the meal!



Sizzlin’ Success: Executing Your Event 


  1. Set the Stage 

Transform your venue into a BBQ wonderland! Think rustic decor, checkered tablecloths, and a hint of hickory smoke in the air. The ambiance should have folks ready to boogie to some good ol’ blues tunes.


  1. BBQ Bliss and Beyond 

Unleash the Famous Dave’s feast upon your guests. Let them indulge in an explosion of flavors, from sweet and tangy sauces to meat that falls right off the bone. Don’t forget those delectable desserts!


  1. Entertainment Extravaganza 

Keep the crowd entertained with games, live music, and perhaps even a BBQ sauce dribbling contest! The goal? To ensure everyone leaves with full bellies and happy hearts.


What is the experience of fundraising with Famous Dave’s like?


Fun and appetizing! Famous Dave’s fundraising operation is fine-tuned. Your volunteers will love the food and working with people who know what they’re doing!


Why wait? You’re a few minutes away from looking forward to a Famous Dave’s fundraiser!


Sign up in minutes; when confirmed, use custom promotional materials – including a Famous Dave’s fundraising flyer – to gather lots of RSVPs.


Enjoy the meal! And get 15% of sales donated back to your charity’s account.


A Flavorful Farewell!

And there you have it, folks—a comprehensive roadmap to crafting your very own Famous Dave’s fundraising extravaganza! From vision to execution, this guide has dished out the ultimate recipe for success.


Don’t waste another second worrying about what venue to choose. Famous Dave’s is it. Visit the GroupRaise website to look over the Famous Dave’s calendar.