Buffalo Wild Wings
BUFFALO WILD WINGS INC (Form: 3, Received: 02/27/2012 18:22:40)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Block Andrew D.

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
1/11/2012 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

BUFFALO WILD WINGS INC [BWLD]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

5500 WAYZATA BLVD., SUITE 1600

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
SVP-Talent Management Services /

(Street)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55416       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person


Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock   286   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (right to buy)     (1) 12/25/2016   Common Stock   659   $51.42   D    
Employee Stock Option (right to buy)     (2) 12/31/2017   Common Stock   971   $53.75   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  The options vest in four annual installments: 165 shares on December 26, 2010, 165 shares on December 25, 2011, 164 shares on December 30, 2012 and 165 shares on December 29, 2013.
( 2)  The options vest in four annual installments: 243 shares on December 25, 2011, 243 shares on December 30, 2012, 242 shares on December 29, 2013 and 243 shares on December 28, 2014.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Block Andrew D.
5500 WAYZATA BLVD.
SUITE 1600
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55416


SVP-Talent Management Services

Signatures
/s/ Catherine Verschelden, Attorney-in-Fact for Andrew D. Block 2/27/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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POWER OF ATTORNEY

I, Andrew D. Block, hereby authorize and designate each of Steven Kennedy, Alyn Bedford, Catherine Verschelden, Emily Decker, Julie Regnier and Lauren Graff, signing singly, as my true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1) execute for and on my behalf, in my capacity as an officer and/or director of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. and its affiliates (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, and other forms or reports on my behalf as may be required to file in connection with my ownership, acquisition, or disposition of securities of the Company, including Form 144;

(2) do and perform any and all acts for and on my behalf which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5, or other form or report, including the completion, execution and filing for Form ID, and timely file such form or report with the Securities and Exchange Commission, any stock exchange or similar authority, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority; and

(3) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be to my benefit, in my best interest, or legally required of me, it being understood that the statements executed by such attorney-in-fact on my behalf pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's discretion.

I hereby further grant to each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as I might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitutes or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. I hereby acknowledge that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at my request, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of my responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Exchange Act.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until I am no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to my holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if any such attorney-in-fact hereafter ceases to be at least one of the following: (i) an employee of the Company, (ii) a partner of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP or (iii) an employee of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP; then this Power of Attorney shall be automatically revoked solely as to such individual, immediately upon such cessation, without any further action on my part unless earlier revoked by me in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have caused this Power of Attorney to be duly executed as of this 14th day of February, 2012.

/s/ Andrew D. Block
Title:  Senior Vice President of Talent Management Services