updated 6/22/2011 7:18:29 PM ET 2011-06-22T23:18:29

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:DFRH) ("DRH" or the "Company"), a leading franchisee for Buffalo Wild Wings® ("BWW"), today announced Buffalo Wild Wings' success in raising funds for the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation in Tampa, Fla.

The Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation was founded in 1994 with the sole purpose of supporting the three major areas of concentration at the Cancer Center – cancer research, patient care, and education. By making a donation or planning fundraising events, the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation is able to meet its mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.

In May, Buffalo Wild Wings' locations in Riverview, Fish Hawk, North Port, Brandon, Fort Myers, Sarasota, and Lakeland, Fla., sold bracelets and cards benefiting the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation. Throughout the month, restaurant guests could purchase a bracelet and card for $5. The card was hung in the participating Buffalo Wild Wings locations, while guests who purchased the bracelet could not only wear it in support of the cause but also receive an additional 10 percent discount on food purchases at the participating Buffalo Wild Wings locations in May.

All seven Tampa area Buffalo Wild Wings locations raised $10,962 for the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation.

"We are pleased to partner with the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation; as leaders of this community we feel we have the responsibility to help find a cure to overcome the curse of cancer," said Michael Ansley, President and CEO of DRH. Today, through our fundraising efforts, we have made a tremendous leap forward to devise and implement measures that can truly make a difference in improving health and quality of life."

Buffalo Wild Wings will present a check to the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation on Friday, June 24 at 10 a.m. at the Buffalo Wild Wings location in Brandon. 2055 Badlands Drive, Brandon, Florida 33511

About the Company

Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. is a restaurant management company, handling the operations of 21 Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants in Florida and Michigan. Previously, the company has received franchise awards for the Highest Annual Restaurant Sales and operates four out of the top 25 franchise restaurants in sales volume in the Buffalo Wild Wings system. The company also owns and operates its own restaurant concept, Bagger Dave's Legendary Burger Tavern, which falls within the fast-casual dining segment. Currently there are four locations in the State of Michigan.

About Buffalo Wild Wings®

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., founded in 1982 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is an established and growing owner, operator, and franchisor. The widespread appeal of the Buffalo Wild Wings concept establishes its restaurants as an inviting, neighborhood destination with more than 591 restaurants in 40 states.

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In addition to historical information, this press release may contain statements that constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements contained in this press release include the intent, belief, or expectations of the Company and members of its management team with respect to the Company's future business operations and the assumptions upon which such statements are based. Prospective investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause these differences include, but are not limited to, failure to complete anticipated sales under negotiations, lack of revenue growth, client discontinuances, failure to realize improvements in performance, efficiency and profitability, and adverse developments with respect to litigation or increased litigation costs, the operation or performance of the Company's business units or the market price of its common stock. Additional factors that would cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated within this press release can also be found in the Company's SEC Filings. The Company disclaims any responsibility to update any forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Company Contact:
         Rebecca Raver
         Vice President, Marketing
         Phone: 248.223.9160 x 103
         Email: rraver@baggerdaves.com

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