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December 15, 2014

Tony Roma’s Continues Expansion with New Long Island Restaurant

Brand seeing strong success in capital city of Santiago

ORLANDO, Fla. – December 15, 2014 – Tony Roma’s announces the grand opening of its new restaurant in Santiago, Chile. The new location is the third Tony Roma’s restaurant in Chile’s capital city, and continues the company’s strategic focus of strengthening the brand’s international base in existing and new markets. Tony Roma’s has over 150 restaurants in more than 30 countries around the world.

“We opened our second Tony Roma’s restaurant in Santiago in May and experienced strong support from the local community, so we’re thrilled to announce the opening of a third location in Chile’s capital city,” said Ken Myres, president of Romacorp, Inc., the parent company of Tony Roma’s. “This newest location will give our fans in Chile greater access to our signature food and beverages, including our world famous ribs and Kickin’ Shrimp.”

The 5,400 square foot restaurant is located in the Santiago suburb of Vitacura, a destination shopping district known for its luxury boutiques and featuring some of the world’s best known fashion brands. The restaurant seats 240 people with a total of 19 TVs situated around the restaurant. It also includes a full liquor bar and an outdoor covered-patio for guests to enjoy the beautiful Santiago weather.

“Our new Vitacura restaurant brings the Tony Roma’s experience to one of the most vibrant areas of Santiago,” said John Brisco, president of international for Tony Roma’s international franchise business, Roma Systems, Inc. “Our quick expansion in the capital city is a great achievement for the brand and our franchise partner, and we look forward to continuing to build the Tony Roma’s brand throughout Latin America.”

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 Fire Grill concept, a chef-inspired American bistro currently in test in Orlando, Florida with an additional location planned for early 2015 in Winter Park, Florida.