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September 21, 2017

Tony Roma’s Continues Strong Growth in Asia with First Restaurant in Bangladesh

Dhaka location brings Tony Roma’s world-famous food to Southern Asia

ORLANDO, Fla. – September 21, 2017 – Romacorp, Inc., the parent company of Tony Roma’s, announces the opening of its newest restaurant, located in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the country’s capital and largest city. This new restaurant in Bangladesh is the first Tony Roma’s restaurant in Southern Asia for Romacorp, Inc., and the first Tony Roma’s for its franchisee, Food Chain Asia Limited, a master franchisee for India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh.

“As Tony Roma’s continues to grow domestically and internationally, it’s important for us to expand into key international cities like Dhaka, a city widely known for its cultural creativity,” said Bradley Scher, President and Chief Executive Officer of Romacorp, Inc. “We are extremely proud of our newest franchisee Mohammad Lutfar Rahman, Chairman and President of Food Chain Asia Limited, and we are excited to continue working with him and his dedicated team to build Tony Roma’s brand presence in the region.”

The restaurant is located in the Gulshan neighborhood of Dhaka, a key residential area known for its restaurants, shopping centers, schools, hospitals, and member’s clubs.  Gulshan is also home to a majority of the embassies and high commissions in Dhaka. The brand’s newest restaurant location boasts nearly 9,000 square feet and offers more than 240 seats for guests to enjoy Tony Roma’s world-famous food with family and friends.

“We are looking forward to launching Tony Roma’s in Southern Asia, this great Dhaka location took some time to construct as we faced local challenges which took time to solve,” said Mohammad Lutfar Rahman, Chairman and President of Food Chain Asia Limited. “We trust that this first Tony Roma’s restaurant in Bangladesh will help introduce the brand successfully, not only in Bangladesh, but also in Sri Lanka and India.”

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 nearly 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 45 years ago in North Miami, Florida. Tony Roma’s is also proud to partner with the Make-A-Wish Foundation (, one of the world’s leading children’s charities, in an effort to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses across Central and Northern Florida.  For more information about Romacorp, Inc. and Tony Roma’s, visit

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Media Contact:
Esther McIlvain
Uproar PR for Romacorp, Inc.
(321) 236-0102 x 230