Zagat's 2009 Fast Food Survey Ranks Red Robin #1 in the "Best Burger" Full-Service Chain Category
Zagat Burger Winners Determined by a Group of More Than 6,000 Fast Food
Greenwood Village, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The results of Zagat's 2009 Fast Food Survey are in, and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers was named "Best Burger" in the full-service chain category. Celebrating 40 years as the gourmet burger expert, Red Robin offers more than two dozen, high-quality gourmet burgers with innovative and freshly prepared ingredients, including homemade guacamole and salsa, in-house-roasted Poblano peppers, grilled pineapple, crispy onion straws, jalapeño coins and even a fried egg, to name a few.
These Zagat results were based on the feedback and findings from 6,107 survey participants who rated 103 chains across the country, including 45 fast-food chains, 30 full-service chains and 28 quick-refreshment chains. The surveyors are chain-restaurant connoisseurs, eating on average at chain restaurants 11 times per month.
"Consumers have spoken, and we are honored they recognize the quality and deliciousness of Red Robin's gourmet burgers," said Susan Lintonsmith, Red Robin's chief marketing officer. "Red Robin's commitment to quality and creativity is what makes our burgers taste so good and what keeps our guests coming back for more."
About Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB)
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., 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, feel-good experiences in a kid- and family-friendly environment for the past 40 years. Red Robin, which was named one of Parents magazine's Ten Best Family Restaurants, is famous for serving more than two dozen insanely delicious™, high-quality gourmet burgers in a variety of recipes with Bottomless Steak Fries®, as well as salads, soups, appetizers, entrees, desserts, and signature Mad Mixology® Beverages. There are more than 400 Red Robin® restaurants located across the United States and Canada, including corporate-owned locations and those operated by franchisees.
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