Delizioso Lasagna! BRIO Tuscan Grille and BRAVO! Cucina Italiana Locations Celebrate National Lasagna Day with Half-Priced Lasagna on Tuesday, July 31




There is no better way to honor the internationally popular dish, lasagna, and National Lasagna Day than at BRIO Tuscan Grille (BRIO) and BRAVO! Cucina Italiana (BRAVO!). The restaurants, BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBRG) concepts, will pay tribute to National Lasagna Day by offering guests several lasagna entrees at half price on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

“Rooted in tradition and a secret family recipe, our lasagna has been a cornerstone of our menu since the beginning of BRIO and BRAVO!,” said Phil Yandolino, founding chef of BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group. “Our guests love the dish: the flavor, the comfort and the generous portion.”

Guests are invited to participate in National Lasagna Day at BRIO and BRAVO! locations nationwide on Tuesday, July 31 by enjoying lasagna entrees at half price (To Go, Online Ordering, Kid’s Menu, Catering and Banquet items are excluded from these offers.) Housemade lasagna options include:

At BRIO

Lasagna Bolognese Al Forno will be offered for half price for lunch and dinner on July 31. The delectable, oven-baked dish is layered with authentic Bolognese meat sauce, savory Alfredo, and enticing ricotta and mozzarella cheeses.

BRIO's Lasagna Bolognese Al Forno

BRIO's Lasagna Bolognese Al Forno

At BRAVO!

Mama’s Lasagna Bolognese will be available for 50% off on July 31 for lunch and dinner. This huge portion of lasagna features creamy Alfredo sauce and BRAVO!’s classic meat sauce from the heart of Italy.

Mama's Lasagna Bolognese at BRAVO!

Mama's Lasagna Bolognese at BRAVO!

A half portion of Mama’s Lasagna Bolognese with choice of Caesar, Chopped or Insalata Della Casa, will also be available for half price during lunch only on July 31.

Lasagna Day reservations are strongly suggested and can be made by calling your favorite BRIO or BRAVO! location.

BRIO (meaning “lively” or “full of life”) is an upscale affordable restaurant serving authentic, northern Italian cuisine. The subtitle, “Tuscan Grille” is descriptive in the menu that features wood-grilled and oven-roasted steaks, chops and seafood, similar to what one would find in an authentic ristorante in Tuscany. BRIO’s philosophy is “to eat well, is to live well”; which is why it only uses the finest and freshest ingredients. BRIO is part of Columbus-based BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group (BBRG). Please visit the website, BrioItalian.com for a list of locations, and follow the restaurant on Twitter (@brio_italian) and Facebook (facebook.com/brioitalian).

BRAVO! is an upscale affordable restaurant offering classic Italian food amongst the shadows of Roman ruins. The subtitle “Cucina Italiana” means Italian kitchen, in which all cooking is done in full view of the guest, creating the energy of a live theater. BRAVO’s popular entrees include grilled steaks, made-to-order pizzas, pastas and house specialties, similar to an authentic ‘ristorante’ in Italy. BRAVO! is part of Columbus-based BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group (BBRG). Please visit the website, BravoItalian.com for a list of locations, and follow the restaurant on Twitter (@bravo_italian) and Facebook (facebook.com/bravoitalian).

BBRG is the owner and operator of two leading upscale affordable growth concepts, BRAVO! Cucina Italiana (“BRAVO!”) and BRIO Tuscan Grille (“BRIO”). We have positioned our brands as multifaceted culinary destinations that deliver the ambiance, design elements and food quality reminiscent of fine dining restaurants at a value typically offered by casual dining establishments, a combination known as the upscale affordable dining segment. We also own and operate Bon Vie Bistro in Columbus, Ohio, which combines classic comfort cooking with traditional bistro fare. For more information about BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group, visit BBRG.com.