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March 22, 2018

Tony Roma’s Winnipeg Locations Recognized by OpenTable for Stellar Food, Service and Quality

Winnipeg restaurants named in more than 10 key categories in the last two months

ORLANDO, Fla. – March 22, 2018 – Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s®, is proud to announce that its Winnipeg, Canada Tony Roma’s have been recognized as OpenTable Diners’ Choice award winners in more than 10 different categories, including: Best Overall, Best Service, Best Food, Best Value, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion and Sunday Lunch. Additionally, all three Tony Roma’s locations in Winnipeg – Nairn, Pembina Highway, and St. James – are now included on OpenTable’s list of the best restaurants in Winnipeg.  The Winnipeg Tony Roma’s restaurants are owned and operated by Danny Gonen of Roma Ribs Limited.

“With so many great dining options available in Winnipeg, we are proud to see all three of our Tony Roma’s restaurants performing at such an impressive level among guests,” said Bradley Scher, President and Chief Executive Officer of Romacorp, Inc. “Danny and his team continue to raise the bar in delivering an incredible Tony Roma’s guest experience for fans in Winnipeg. They are a great example of how a passionate and dedicated team can build and sustain a strong business through impeccably prepared food and flawless guest service.”

For more than 45 years, Tony Roma’s has been serving guests with its world-famous Baby Back Ribs, making the brand one of the most globally recognizable names in the restaurant industry. Tony Roma’s prides itself on offering the highest quality food and beverages around the world while impressing fans with crave-worthy meals and cocktails. All three Winnipeg restaurants are owned and operated by Danny Gonen and his team at Roma Ribs LTD. The first Winnipeg Tony Roma’s restaurant, originally located in downtown Winnipeg, opened in 1983 and was later relocated to St. James. In addition, the Pembina Highway location opened in 1988 and the Nairn location opened in 2007. Gonen is a long-term Winnipeg resident and has been a key community leader throughout the years.

“From the moment, we enter the restaurant in the morning, to the moment we lock the doors at night, the Winnipeg team is focused on providing the perfect experience for each and every one of our guests,” said Danny Gonen of Roma Ribs LTD. “From the atmosphere of the restaurant to the quality of food and service provided to each table, we give guests a reason to come back and celebrate with us while allowing us to be part of their family traditions. We invite the community to come dine with us and experience the top-rated cuisine, service and ambience our OpenTable guests have recognized us for.”

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