In 2003, Mike Cain joined the Blue Ribbon Restaurants family. He trained in Chicago, IL, and went on to open five Famous Dave’s in the Metro Detroit area, and one Famous Dave’s in North Olmsted, OH. In 2016, Blue Ribbon Restaurants acquired seven Famous Dave’s in the Chicagoland area. Today, Blue Ribbon Restaurants and Windy City Restaurant Holdings operate thirteen Famous Dave’s in the Metro Detroit, Greater Cleveland and Chicagoland areas.
Mike is KCBS and MBN Certified. He has judged at the Murphysboro Barbeque Cook-Off in Murphysboro, IL and the Silverlake Sand Dunes Apple & BBQ Cook-Off Festival in Silverlake, MI. He is also a graduate of the 17th Street Whole Hog Extravaganza