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April 2, 2015

Tony Roma’s Announces Plan to Expand Presence in Australia

New Development Agreement will bring the iconic restaurant brand to Sydney & Melbourne

ORLANDO, Fla – March 26, 2015 – Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s and TR Fire Grill, announces that they have signed a new Development Agreement with Three Home Runs Pty. Ltd. to build an additional three Tony Roma’s restaurants in Australia. There is currently one Tony Roma’s in Perth, Australia, owned and operated by franchise partners Harry Djakaria and Denning Chong.

“We are excited about this new agreement as it allows us to grow our Tony Roma’s brand in key markets throughout Australia, where we know guests will fall in love with our world-famous ribs and signature food and beverages,” said Ken Myres, President of Romacorp, Inc. “Harry and Denning are great partners with a strong passion for our brand and knowledge of the Australian consumer, and we’re confident that their leadership will be a driving force for Tony Roma’s future growth in Australia.”

Under the new agreement, Three Home Runs Pty. Ltd. will expand the brand to markets such as Sydney and Melbourne. Exact locations and timing for the new restaurants have not yet been determined.

“With the success of our Tony Roma’s restaurant in Perth, we have had many guests ask us to bring our iconic brand to other Australian markets so they could enjoy our signature products more often,” said Harry Djakaria. “We are excited to continue our partnership with Romacorp and bring the incredible Tony Roma’s experience to more of our fans across Australia.”
About Romacorp, Inc.

Romacorp, Inc., is the parent company of Tony Roma’s restaurants, the world’s largest casual dining concept specializing in ribs. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Romacorp, Inc. has more than 150 restaurant locations in more than 30 countries and is one of the most globally recognizable names in the industry. The first Tony Roma’s restaurant opened more than 40 years ago in North Miami, Florida.

Romacorp, Inc. also operates their new TR Fire Grill concept, a chef-inspired American bistro in Orlando, Florida with an additional location planned the summer of 2015 in Winter Park, Florida. For more information about Romacorp, Inc. and Tony Roma’s, visit For information about our new TR Fire Grill concept, visit