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Oct30 2014

Tony Roma's Positions the Brand for Future Growth

Tony Roma’s Positions the Brand for Future Growth

Company makes new executive hires to support strategic growth plan

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Jul20 2014

Tony Roma's Opens New Location in Merida

Merida, Yucatan July 20, 2014 – Romacorp, Inc., Parent Company of Tony Roma’s and Desarrollo De Franquicias Industriales S.A. de C.V., are thrilled to announce the opening of a new Tony Roma’s location in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.  The restaurant is located at Calle 32, Av. Garcia Lavin por Anillo Periferico, and employs more than 80 team members and seats 259 guests.

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Jun23 2014

Tony Roma's Extends Date of Tender Offer

Tony Roma’s Extends Date of its Tender Offer

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Apr18 2014

Japan Welcomes New Tony Roma's Location

Japan, April 18, 2014 – Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s and WDI Corporation is excited to announce the opening of the new Tony Roma’s location in Kobe-shi, Hyogo-ken, Japan.  The restaurant located at 3F Kobe Harborland Mosaic Umie, 1-6-1 Higashikawasaki-cho, Kobe-shi, Hyogo-ken is approximately 6,049 square feet. This location is sure to stand out amongst the rest, featuring a full liquor bar with four televisions and one projection screen along with a seating capacity for 172 guests.

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Apr10 2014

Red Deer Adds Online Ordering

Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, April 10, 2014 – Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s and Albert’s Group of Restaurants, are excited to announce its new, online ordering feature for the Red Deer location. As the Red Deer location is the first Tony Roma’s in Canada to offer online ordering; the online system features the complete menu and is very easy to navigate. Tony Roma’s would like to invite guests in the Red Deer area to have the original taste of Tony Roma’s with a few clicks of their mouse.

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Mar06 2014

Tony Puts Maple on More than Just Waffles with the New Maple Festival Menu

March 6, 2014, Canada – Tony Roma’s in Canada embraces the long tradition of Canada’s Maple Syrup Season by offering many maple-flavored items on a number of Tony’s signature dishes.  The new seasonal menu is a limited time offer, all day ever day, beginning March 10th. The items will be available at the Tony’s locations in Edmonton, Red Deer, Lloydminister, Grand Prairie, Saskatoon and Regina.

Maple Festival Menu includes the following:

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Feb22 2014

Excitement Is Brewing with Opening of New Tony Roma's

February 22, 2014, Bloomington, IL – In November of 2013, Romacorp, Inc. and Bloomington Ribs, LLC together announced the opening of a new Tony Roma’s location in Bloomington, Illinois in mid-February of 2014. The restaurant will be located at 1601 Jumer Drive, inside the Chateau Hotel and Conference Center. The new restaurant will employ over 100 team members, seats 250 guests; features a full bar, large flat screen televisions and of course, the signature World Famous Baby Back Ribs!

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Dec17 2013

New, Updated Tony Roma's Location Opens in Singapore

December 16, 2013, Singapore - Romacorp, Inc. and Mas Millennium (s) Pte Ltd, Together announce the opening of a new Tony Roma's location in Singapore scheduled for December 16, 2013. Ken Myres, President of Romacorp, Inc. stated, "We are very happy with the new location, as our longtime partners continue this growth." Mas Millennium (s) Pte Ltd. has been a Tony Roma's partner for over twenty years with more than 11 locations.

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Dec16 2013

Tony Roma's in Londonderry Adds New Dimension

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s and Albert’s Restaurants Ltd, are excited to announce a delivery program at the Tony Roma’s of Londonderry, the 5th location in the area to offer delivery services. Tony Roma’s would like to invite guests in the Londonderry area to have the original taste of Tony Roma’s delivered to the address of their choice, whether home or office.

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Dec10 2013

Tony Roma's Re-Opens Lee Vista Location!

 

TONY ROMA’S FIRE GRILL & LOUNGE, IGNITING A NEW LEGEND

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Dec05 2013

New Location Opens in Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, NY, December 3, 2013 – Romacorp, Inc., parent company for Tony Roma’s restaurants, and Atlantic Yards Plaza, LLC, licensed franchisee of Tony Roma’s,  together announce the opening of a new Tony Roma’s location in Brooklyn, NY scheduled for December 10, 2013, the day after what would have been Tony’s 90th birthday. “As a Brooklyn resident I am incredibly excited to welcome Tony Roma's to the neighborhood.  It is amazing to see how far his restaurant has grown globally.

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Nov25 2013

New, Updated Tony Roma's Location Opens in Singapore

 

NEW, UPDATED TONY ROMA’S LOCATION OPENS IN SINGAPORE

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Nov13 2013

Tony Roma's To Open New Location in Bloomington, Illinois

November 12, 2013, Bloomington, IL – Romacorp, Inc. and Bloomington Ribs, LLC together announce the opening of a new Tony Roma’s location in Bloomington, Illinois scheduled for mid-February of 2014. The restaurant will be located at 1601 Jumer Drive, inside the Chateau Hotel and Conference Center and construction on the new location has already begun.

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Oct15 2013

TONY ROMA’S ANNOUNCES NEW LEASE IN ORLANDO

                                               

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Oct15 2013

TONY ROMA'S CHOOSES AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS IN AN EFFORT TO 'RAISE THE STEAKS' FOR THE ARTS AND MUSIC EDUCATION

 

TONY ROMA’S CHOOSES AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS 

IN AN EFFORT TO ‘RAISE THE STEAKS’ FOR ARTS AND MUSIC EDUCATION

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Sep13 2013

TONY ROMA’S SUPPORTS NO KID HUNGRY WITH ROUND IT UP AMERICA AND SPECIAL WEEK LONG PROMOTION

Orlando, FL September 10, 2013 – Romacorp, Inc., parent company for Tony Roma’s restaurants, announces participation in Dine Out For No Kid Hungry during the month of September. This year, between Sunday, September 15th thru Saturday, September 21st, Tony Roma’s restaurants will sell $5 gift cards for only $2 with no purchase required. Cards can be redeemed at participating locations through March 21, 2014. The dollars raised from selling the gift cards will benefit the No Kid Hungry Campaign.

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Jun28 2013

BRAD SMITH RECEIVES CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER EXCELLENCE AWARD FROM ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL

ORLANDO, FL, June 28, 2013 – Brad Smith, Chief Operating Officer for Romacorp Inc., parent company for Tony Roma’s restaurants, was recently recognized by the Orlando Business Journal with the “C-level Award”for outstanding leadership as “Chief Operating Officer of the Year” in the large business category.

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May28 2013

TONY ROMA'S EARNS 2013 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

TONY ROMA'S EARNS 2013 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

Honored as a Top Performing Restaurant as Reviewed by Travelers on the

World’s Largest Travel Site

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May13 2013

NEW TONY ROMA’S LOCATION OPENS IN SHERWOOD PARK

MAY 13, 2013, SHERWOOD PARK, CANADA – Albert’s Group of Restaurants, a licensed franchisee of Tony Roma’s restaurants, today announces the opening of a new location in Sherwood Park, Canada. In a relatively soft economy, this new location will employ over 100 new team members in both front and back of the “house” job functions, making a significant impact on the local economy. 

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Mar19 2013

TONY’S POURS THE MAPLE ON SIGNATURE FAVORITES WITH NEW MAPLE FESTIVAL MENU!

 

March 19, 2013 – Tony Roma’s in Canada embraces the long tradition of Canada’s iconic Maple Syrup Season by offering several new maple-flavored items on many of Tony’s signature items. This new seasonal menu is a limited time offer, all day every day, beginning on March 18th and available at the Tony Roma’s locations in Edmonton, Red Deer, Lloydminster, Grand Prairie, Saskatoon, and Regina.

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Feb25 2013

NEW! FISHERMAN’S WHARF ENTREES AT TONY ROMA'S!

February 25, 2013, ORLANDO, FL – Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s restaurants, announces their NEW limited time offer, Fisherman’s Wharf! Guests can enjoy delicious Springtime Seafood dishes February 25, 2013 thru April 23, 2013, at participating locations.

 

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Jan09 2013

REFRESH YOUR START AT TONY’S!

January 9, 2013, ORLANDO, FL – Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s restaurants, announces their NEW limited time offer, Refresh Your Start! Guests can enjoy Tony’s fresh take on seasonal classics January 7, 2013 thru February 19, 2013, at participating locations.

Refresh Your Start includes the following tempting entrees and drinks:

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Dec07 2012

LIMITED TIME OFFER! 9oz Sirloin served w/Loaded Mashed Potatoes for ONLY $13!

Enjoy this LIMITED TIME OFFER for Lee Vista, Doral and Sunny Isles, FL ONLY! Starting December 5, 2012, order a 9oz Sirloin served w/Loaded Mashed Potatoes for ONLY $13! Must show post to receive offer - SHARE with your friends! See you there!

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Nov07 2012

IN TONY’S DAY, DINNER WAS THE SHOW!

November 5, 2012, ORLANDO, FL – Tony Roma’s announces the new limited time offer, Anniversary Showstopper with new combo dinners, new salad and dessert and new drinks. This premier offer also includes a gift card promotion that you won’t receive at any other restaurant chain – for every $50 gift card purchased, receive $15 in RomaBucks free! Guests can enjoy these offers beginning on November 7th thru January 1, 2013, at participating locations.

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Oct31 2012

TONY ROMA’S EXECUTIVE CHEF DELIVERS THE ULTIMATE HOUSE PARTY

October 30, 2012 – Tony Roma’s Executive Chef, Bob Gallagher, and team travelled from Orlando, Florida to Long Island, New York to deliver the Ultimate House Party to 2012 Sweepstakes winner, Jessica DeCarlo, prior to Hurricane Sandy moving north. Of over 15,000 entries from across the country, the winner was announced and the party took place in Long Island on Saturday, October 27, 2012.

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Sep28 2012

TONY’S LUCKY 13 MENU IS A WINNING COMBINATION!

September 28, 2012, ORLANDO, FL – Tony Roma’s announces the new Lucky 13 Menu in honor of the chain’s 40th Anniversary. From now until October 23rd, at participating locations, guests can experience fine dining without the high prices! A guest can choose one salad or soup, a signature Tony Roma’s entrée and one decadent dessert for only $13. Choices include the following:

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Sep04 2012

TONY ROMA’S ROLLS BACK PRICES TO CELEBRATE 40th ANNIVERSARY

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - ORLANDO, FL – Tony Roma’s announces a throw back to when Tony founded the popular restaurant chain in honor of the 40th anniversary. During the week of Sunday, September 9th thru Saturday, September 15th, 2012, participating locations will reverse the prices on one signature item each day.

o    Sunday, September 9th – Roma Burger with Fries, $3.50

o    Monday, September 10th – BBQ ½ Chicken with Fries, $5.95

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Aug23 2012

Take a break, grab your friends and join us for some Roma Therapy Thursday!

EVERY THURSDAY Grab your friends and join us for Roma Therapy at Tony Roma's! Enjoy FREE Happy Hour Appetizers (6pm - 7pm) and $4 Romaritas! Available in the bar area only. Valid at Henderson, Summerlin, Sahara (Las Vegas), Miami, Orlando and Palm Desert, CA locations ONLY.  We hope to see you there!

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Aug14 2012

TONY ROMA’S ANNOUNCES WINNER FOR ULTIMATE HOUSE PARTY SWEEPSTAKES!

August 14, 1012, ORLANDO, FL – Tony Roma’s announces THE WINNER of the Ultimate House Party Sweepstakes, Jessica Dicarlo, of Seaford, New York! Bob Gallagher, Tony Roma’s Executive Chef and Vice President of Culinary, along with the culinary team, will be hosting the Ultimate party in October with all the extras. “We’re bringing the party to Ms. Dicarlo”, added Chef Bob. “It was such a surprise to receive the winning call. We are so excited to host the party of the year at our house!” said Ms. Dicarlo.

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Aug13 2012

TIP-A-COP SPECIAL OLYMPICS FUNDRAISER TO BE HELD AT TONY ROMA’S!

August 13, 2012, Orlando, FL – Tony Roma’s of Torrance, CA would like to invite the local community to the Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser benefiting the local Special Olympics on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.

The Torrance Police Department will work as hosts and waiters to earn tips to benefit the South Bay Special Olympics athletes.  100% of officers’ tips from this event are tax-deductible and directly benefit the local Special Olympics.  This is set to be a fun event! Location information is below:

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Jul09 2012

TONY ROMA’S SIGNS NEW DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR BRAZIL

JULY 9, 2012.   ORLANDO, FL - Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s, announces the signing of an agreement with I2C for the development of up to ten new Tony Roma’s restaurants in Brazil.  The first restaurant is planned to open in Sao Paulo within the next twelve months.

Carlos Passos and Carlos Miranda are the two principals in I2C and currently own and operate restaurants in the Sao Paulo market.   

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Jul05 2012

CELEBRATE WITH TONY ROMA’S SUMMER SIZZLERS!

Tuesday, July 5, 2012, ORLANDO, FL – Tony Roma’s is announces their newest 40th Anniversary campaign, Summer Sizzlers!  School’s out for the summer and Tony’s has all NEW limited time offers! The Summer Sizzlers campaign will begin July 9th thru September 4th, 2012, at participating locations and will include the following limited time offers:

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Jun25 2012

TONY ROMA’S PROMOTES BRAD SMITH TO CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE PROMOTIONS

ORLANDO, FL  June 25, 2012 – Ken Myres, President of Romacorp, Inc., the parent company for Tony
Roma’s, announces Brad Smith has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the Tony Roma’s restaurant
chain.  Smith was previously Executive Vice President of the Company and will retain that title.

“Brad has done a great job in leading our Operations teams and supporting the growth of our franchise
partners”, said Myres, “His background and experience in operations and development will allow him to

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Jun15 2012

NEW TONY ROMA’S IN SETIA CITY MALL OPENS

Orlando, FL June 15, 2012 – Grandpolitan SDN, BHD., a licensed franchisee of Romacorp Inc., announces the opening of the Setia City Mall location in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Setia is the newest store opening for Tony Roma’s with more planned (domestic and international) over the next few years.  Celebrating 40 years of continued success, Tony Roma’s is committed to expand and grow globally.  “We are extremely pleased with new openings both in the U.S. and internationally” said Ken Myres, President.

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Jun01 2012

TONY ROMA’S CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF STEAK, BABY BACK RIBS AND MUCH MORE

Friday, June 1, 2012, ORLANDO, FL – Tony Roma’s celebrates 40 years of serving world famous steaks and ribs. In 1972, Tony Roma opened “Tony Roma’s” in North Miami, Florida. Initially known for a bar with great music and steak, eventually Tony discovered and perfected an amazing recipe for baby back ribs. Tony Roma’s soon became world famous and Tony’s legacy continues to live on in more than 170 locations worldwide. Today, we commemorate, all year with activities across the globe.

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May17 2012

GREEN BAY, WI TONY ROMA’S HOSTS PETER YARROW 5.22.2012

Orlando, FL May 16, 2012 – GB Roma, Inc., a licensed franchisee of Romacorp. Inc., will be hosting a Peter Yarrow performance at the Green Bay, WI location to help raise funds for Washington Middle School and anti-bullying on Tuesday, May 22, 2012.  Tony Roma’s will donate 10% of all sales during the performance to Washington Middle School.  City of Green Bay Mayor, James J.

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Apr27 2012

For a Limited Time Only - 3 Course Combo available Lunch & Dinner for just $10!!

Friday, April 27, 2012, ORLANDO, FL - For a Limited Time Only - 3 Course Combo available Lunch & Dinner for just $10! Offer valid at the following locations only: Henderson, Summerlin, Sahara (Las Vegas), Jensen Beach, Miami, Orlando, Pineville, NC and Palm Desert, CA! Bring a copy of this post to receive the offer.

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Apr23 2012

TONY ROMA’S CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF STEAK, BABY BACK RIBS AND MUCH MORE

Tuesday April 23, 2012, ORLANDO, FL – Tony Roma’s celebrates 40 years of serving
world famous steaks and ribs. In 1972, Tony Roma opened “Tony Roma’s” in North Miami,
Florida. Initially known for a bar with great music and steak, eventually Tony discovered and
perfected an amazing recipe for baby back ribs. Tony Roma’s soon became world famous and
Tony’s legacy continues to live on in more than 170 locations worldwide.

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Mar19 2012

Roma's Rib Madness

Roma’s Rib Madness on Tuesdays, March 20th, 27th and April 3rd – 50% off Baby Backs and St. Louis Ribs, both half and full racks. Only good at Orlando, Miami, Palm Desert, CA, Pineville, NC, or Summerlin, Sahara, Henderson, Las Vegas or Jensen Beach locations! We hope to see you Tuesdays!

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Jan09 2012

TONY ROMA’S ANNOUNCES NEW LOW CALORIE TEMPTATIONS CAMPAIGN

JANUARY  9, 2012, ORLANDO, FL - Romacorp, Inc. today announced that they will ring in the new year with a Tony Roma’s Low Cal Temptations campaign featuring new, low-calorie menu items like the Strawberry Pecan Salad (180 calories), the Katsu Steakhouse Flat Iron Steak (700 calories), and Mashed Sweet Potatoes (144 calories). This new campaign kicks off the company’s yearlong celebration of Tony Roma’s 40th anniversary.

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Dec01 2011

TONY ROMA’S ANNOUNCES NEW ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

December 1, 2011, ORLANDO, FL - Romacorp, Inc. today announced the release of several new television commercials for the brand which place strong emphasis on a 40-year heritage and unique brand image that differentiates us from other casual dining concepts.

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Oct19 2011

TONY ROMA’S OPENS THREE NEW RESTAURANTS IN THREE COUNTRIES

OCTOBER 19, 2011, ORLANDO, FL - Romacorp, Inc. announced the opening of three new Tony Roma’s restaurants in three different countries.  The openings include a unique, new dual branded concept in Torrance, CA and new openings in Jakarta, Indonesia and Bangkok, Thailand.

The new openings in Jakarta and Bangkok were by Tony Roma’s Area Developer, Mas Millennium.  Mas Millennium is based in Singapore and currently owns and operates Tony Roma’s restaurants in seven countries throughout Asia.

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Sep14 2011

TONY ROMA’S ANNOUNCES 2011 RECIPE SHOWDOWN WINNER

Romacorp, Inc. today announced the winner of their annual Tony Roma’s Recipe Showdown, Felipe “JoJo” Molar from Waikiki, Hawaii.  After a live, head-to-head cook-off against Chef James Connaughton of Nyack, New York, Molar’s winning dish, the Herb-Crusted Filet Medallions and Roasted Vegetable Reduction allowed him to walk away with a check for $2,000, a trip to Universal Studios and most importantly a feature in the Tony Roma’s menu. There was only one point deciding the winner in this year’s competition.

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