Redrock Partners Closes on Purchase of Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Transaction with Ignite Restaurant Group launches next chapter in popular chain’s story Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Redrock Partners, LLC today announced the successful acquisition of Romano’s Macaroni Grill® from Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRG). “Our entire team is excited to…
Redrock Partners Acquires Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Transaction with Ignite Restaurant Group to be completed within 30 days Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Redrock Partners, LLC today announced that it has agreed to acquire Romano’s Macaroni Grill® from Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. Redrock Partners, LLC is a limited liability…
Romano’s “Kitchen Counter” Guarantees Scratch-Made Lunch In Seven Minutes

Restaurant’s revolutionary counter-style ordering option saves guests time and money Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  A first in the restaurant industry, guests at Romano’s Macaroni Grill now have complete control over their restaurant experience at lunchtime — choosing between full-service or counter-style…
Romano’s Macaroni Grill Looks to Technology for Community Engagement

(RestaurantNews.com)  Romano’s Macaroni Grill, a Dallas-based casual dining restaurant chain, is extending its community outreach effort through a regional partnership with GroupRaise.com, the nation’s largest online resource for non-profit restaurant fundraising opportunities. Romano’s Macaroni Grill has been putting extensive effort…

Ignite Restaurant Group (Nasdaq: IRG) has agreed to acquire Romano’s Macaroni Grill for approximately $55.0 million in an all-cash transaction from private equity firm Golden Gate Capital, management and investors. The acquisition will be funded through a $50 million upsizing…

After an unsuccessful flirtation with a lighter Mediterranean menu, Romano’s Macaroni Grill has returned to offering fresh interpretations of classic Italian fare, and an emphasis on the Italian experience in its casual restaurants. The revamped menu includes customer favorites harking…

Wolfgang Puck’s newest restaurant, CUT, has added an interactive wine list accessed by iPad to the Las Vegas location. Wait staff hands customers an iPad that displays listings of all spirits, beverages and wines offered by the restaurant. Smart Cellar…

Brinker International has named David Parsley Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management. In his new role, Parsley will serve as a member of the executive leadership team and oversee all aspects of supply chain management including the purchasing, distribution…

Brinker International, a recognized leader in casual dining, has announced the election of David Deno, Michael Dixon and Jon Luther to its board of directors. “The Governance and Nominating Committee, along with the Brinker board of directors at large, conducted…

Today, the Board of Directors for Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share on the common stock of the company. The dividend will be paid on March 31, 2011 to shareholders of record as…

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), has named Ian Baines Senior Vice President of Strategic Innovation for Brinker and Chili’s Grill & Bar and promoted Carin Stutz to President of Brinker’s Global Business Development. Baines is a restaurant industry veteran with…

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) announced fourth quarter fiscal 2010 earnings per diluted share from continuing operations of $0.44 compared to $0.45 in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009, before special items.  For the full-year fiscal 2010, earnings per diluted…