Free meals for military members, veterans at Famous Dave's

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

VALLEYWIDE -- In observance of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11, Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que in Phoenix would like to thank all former and current .ilitary personnel for their dedication and commitment to our country by offering a free "Two Meat Salute." Hours are 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

"Supporting our local veterans is very important to me and our staff,” said John Erlandson, owner of the Valley’s four Famous Dave’s Restaurants and Catering company. Very important in part, because Erlandson is not only a Army Reserves Veteran, but also a 1990 graduate of the U.S. Army Ranger School. He is proud to be able to give back.

"This is just a small way for all of us at Famous Dave's here in Phoenix to show our appreciation for their selflessness and service to our country,” Erlandson said.

The "Two Meat Salute" is a choice of two different meats, including St Louis-Style Ribs, Georgia Chopped Pork, Texas Beef Brisket, Country Roasted or Barbeque Chicken, Traditional or Boneless Chicken Wings, Southside Rib Tips, Hot Link Sausage, Chicken Tenders or Beer-Battered Cod, served with a Corn Bread Muffin and a choice of one side.

Valid only at Chandler, Peoria, Mesa Riverview and SanTan Village Mall Famous Dave’s locations. Applicable to all military personnel with valid photo ID and proof of military service including U.S. Uniformed Service ID Card, form DD-214 or current leave and earnings statement with photo ID). Valid only on 11/11/13.

Chandler: 3250 West Frye Road

Peoria: 16148 North 83rdAvenue 
SanTan Village in Gilbert: 2206 E Williams Field Rd
Mesa Riverview in Mesa:1011 Dobson Road.  
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