Famous Dave's of America, Inc. , announces it has signed 3 multi-unit development agreements for an additional 18 franchise units in 8 states. These agreements expand the company's presence in Illinois and Iowa and introduce Famous Dave's into Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Florida and West Virginia. The company currently has franchise agreements totaling thirty-six committed franchise restaurants. The newest group of franchisees have multi-unit experience with established chains such as KFC, Papa Johns, Ruby Tuesdays and Hardees.