Tony Roma’s Signs New Development Agreement For Brazil

Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s, announces the signing of an agreement with I2C for the development of up to ten new Tony Roma’s restaurants in Brazil.  The first restaurant is planned to open in Sao Paulo within the next twelve months.

Carlos Passos and Carlos Miranda are the two principals in I2C and currently own and operate restaurants in the Sao Paulo market.

“We are extremely pleased to finalize this new agreement in Brazil,” said Ken Myres, President of Romacorp, Inc. “Carlos and Carlos are strong operational partners and their new Tony Roma’s will reflect our new prototypical design and décor elements as well as feature our new menu items.”

Brad Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer said, “We are very proud to continue our growth of Tony Roma’s in this major world market. The new restaurants which will be developed here demonstrate our commitment to ongoing franchise and international growth”.

Tony Roma’s is the largest casual theme restaurant chain specializing in ribs in the world. With nearly 200 restaurant locations in 17 states, 33 countries and six continents, Tony Roma’s is one of the most globally recognizable names in the industry. From Miami to Los Angeles, Orlando to Edmonton, and Tokyo to Madrid, Tony Roma’s serves its signature ribs, world famous onion loaf, and other steak, chicken and seafood entrees to thousands of guests every day.

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