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May 19, 2016

Tony Roma’s Continues Strong Growth in Malaysia

New location in Melaka, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is 11th Tony Roma’s in Malaysia

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 19, 2016 – Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s, announces the opening of its newest restaurant, located in the historic Malaysian city of Melaka. This is the 11th restaurant in Malaysia for Romacorp’s franchisee, Grand Companions Sdn Bhd, which opened its first Tony Roma’s in 2006 at Sunway Pyramid in Selangor, Malaysia.  Grand Companions Sdn Bhd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Revenue Valley Sdn Bhd.

“We’re incredibly proud of the continued success of Tony Roma’s in Malaysia and excited to celebrate our 10th anniversary satisfying the cravings of our Malaysian guests for our world-famous ribs,” said Stephen Judge, President and Chief Executive Officer of Romacorp, Inc. “George Ang and the Grand Companions Sdn Bhd team have built a strong brand, and the continued growth of Tony Roma’s in Malaysia is a testament to their passion for the brand and commitment to creating incredible guest experiences.”

The new Tony Roma’s restaurant is located at Mahkota Parade, the city’s premier shopping center in the heart of Melaka’s historic sites and commercial business center.  The restaurant is 4,326 square feet, seats nearly 150 guests, has two TVs, and has covered outdoor seating for guests to relax and enjoy the weather.  The restaurant is near notable historical sites including A’Famosa Fort, St. Paul’s Church, the Stadthuys, and the Melaka Sultanate Palace, making it the perfect place to take a break from sightseeing with family and friends.

“We are proud to create history once again in a city that is known for its rich heritage,” said George Ang, Chief Executive Officer of Revenue Valley Sdn Bhd. “Among many things, Melaka has long been renowned for its diversity in culinary offerings, and now, patrons here can satisfy their cravings for Tony Roma’s world-famous ribs right at their doorstep.”

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. For more information about Romacorp, Inc. and Tony Roma’s, visit


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