Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (ticker: RRGB, exchange: NASDAQ Global Market (.O))
News Release -
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Continues Maryland Expansion with Opening
of Bowie RestaurantRed Robinto give away FREE Child ID Kits and donate 50 cents
from every gourmet burger sold during grand opening week to the National
Center for Missing & Exploited Children
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Dec 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin) - the gourmet burger expert
that has been offering craveable, high-quality menu items since 1969 -
will open a new Red Robin(R) restaurant in Bowie, located at
15650 Excelsior Drive, located in the Bowie Towne Center, between US 301
and US 50, near Sears, on Monday, Jan. 10, at 11 a.m.
To celebrate Red Robin's grand opening and demonstrate its ongoing
commitment to the Bowie community, the new restaurant has partnered with
the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) to host a
Burgers With A Heart(R) fundraiser during grand opening week
from January 10 to 16. Red Robin will donate 50 cents from every gourmet
burger sold during this time to NCMEC to support its child safety
initiatives. In addition, because Red Robin is all about families, Red
Robin will give away Child ID Kits for FREE* during grand opening week.
According to NCMEC, child ID Kits are a simple, yet effective method in
helping parents and guardians maintain a current photograph and other
descriptive details about their children.
"We look forward to serving even more craveable gourmet burgers in
Maryland, while also continuing to support child safety efforts in Bowie
through our Child ID Kit program," said Eric Houseman, Red Robin
president and chief operating officer. "We invite everyone to come to
Red Robin to enjoy one of our more than two dozen gourmet burgers, learn
more about child safety, and help us support the National Center for
Missing & Exploited Children during grand opening week."
The 5,673-square-foot Bowie Red Robin(R) restaurant will seat
179 guests and offers:
A welcoming and fun restaurant experience
High-quality menu items, including signature gourmet burgers, entrees,
salads and beverages made from fresh, Honest to Goodness(R) ingredients
that are customizable to fit our guests taste and dietary preferences
Signature Bottomless Steak Fries(R) and Beverages, which means free
refills, as well as Limited Time Offer (LTO) menu items
A dedicated kids' menu for guests under age 10 which includes
healthier fruit and vegetable side options, along with balloons,
coloring pages and crayons, and a game area
Detailed allergen information that is easy to understand
A unique Unbridled culture that inspires Red Robin team members to
consistently put guests' needs first and perform random acts of
kindness for others
Community-focused programs that promote the health, welfare and
education of children, families and citizens in the community
For more information about Red Robin and to find additional restaurant
locations, please visit www.redrobin.com.
About Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB)
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (www.redrobin.com),
a casual dining restaurant chain founded in 1969 that operates through
its wholly owned subsidiary, Red Robin International, Inc., has been
serving up wholesome, fun dining experiences in a family-friendly
environment for more than 40 years. Red Robin, the "Smiling Burger(R)"
expert, is famous for serving more than two dozen high-quality, Honest
to Goodness(R) gourmet burgers with Bottomless Steak Fries(R),
as well as a wide variety of salads, sandwiches, wraps, soups,
appetizers, entrees and signature Bottomless Beverages(TM).
There are more than 430 Red Robin(R) restaurants located across
the United States and Canada, including corporate-owned locations and
those operating under franchise agreements. Red Robin... YUMMM(R)!
About the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a 501(c)(3)
nonprofit organization. Since it was established by Congress in 1984,
the organization has operated the toll-free 24-hour national missing
children's hotline which has handled more than 2,447,000 calls. It has
assisted law enforcement in the recovery of more than 148,400 children.
The organization's CyberTipline has handled more than 784,600 reports of
child sexual exploitation and its Child Victim Identification Program
has reviewed and analyzed more than 31,041,800 pornography images and
videos. The organization works in cooperation with the U.S. Department
of Justice's office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. To
learn more about NCMEC, call its toll-free, 24-hour hotline at
1-800-THE-LOST or visit its web site at www.missingkids.com.
*ID Kits available while supplies last.
SOURCE: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Jamie Winter, 303-846-6108
Linhart Public Relations
Amanda Meyer, 303-951-2558