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August 21, 2019

Tony Roma’s Continues String of Impressive Growth with its 37th Store in Spain

“The Place for Ribs” strengthens European presence with its fourth opening in three months  ORLANDO, Fla. (August 21, 2019) – Romacorp, Inc., the parent company of Tony Roma’s® – the world’s largest casual dining concept specializing in ribs – announced today another new restaurant opening in Madrid, Spain. Led by partner, Beer & Food, this multi-brand company has created tremendous growth throughout the country, including four new restaurants in the last three months. “The best versions of Tony Roma’s continue to open their doors, as we have now reached 21 restaurants in Madrid,” said Beer & Food CEO Sergio Rivas. “The Las Tablas location is in a trendy new neighborhood in the city. It is home to many young families, who we know will love our American Baby Back Ribs and other original recipes.” The restaurant is located at Av. De Burgos, 119 in Madrid, conveniently situated in an office and residential area in front of the department stores El Corte Ingles. It will be open from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Guests can enjoy indoor and outdoor seating and a full-service bar with liquor, beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks. “This restaurant is another step in our tremendous growth in Spain and it’s due in large part to the outpour of support for our American Ribs, top quality burgers and original recipes,” President Global Franchise of Romacorp, Inc. John Brisco said. “Tony Roma’s is building an exceptional international reputation, and we look forward to continuing to raise the bar as one of the premier restaurant experiences.” Beer & Food plans to develop 100 Tony Roma’s throughout the next seven to eight years with both sub-franchised units and corporate stores. The company also plans to introduce the brand to France and Portugal. ### 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 135 restaurant locations in more than 25 countries and is one of the most globally recognizable names in the industry. The first Tony Roma’s restaurant opened 46 years ago in North Miami, Florida. For more information about Romacorp, Inc. and Tony Roma’s, visit Please visit or call (866) 628-1694 for information about Tony Roma’s franchising opportunities. For information about retail sales licensing opportunities with the Tony Roma’s brand, contact Bill Cross, SVP, Broad Street Licensing Group at (973) 655-0598. ABOUT BEER & FOOD: The Beer & Food group, capitalized by the investment fund Abac Solutions, is a leading multi-brand company operating in the restaurant business in Spain. The company, founded in 2008, currently operates more than 400 restaurants under prestigious brands, including Carl’s Jr., Tony Roma’s, Tommy Mel’s, La Chelinda, Gambrinus, Official Irish Pub and Cruz Blanca. Media Contact: Cody Norman Uproar PR for Romacorp, Inc. (321) 236-0102 x 230