Ruth’s Chris Steak House Opens New International Locations
Company Expands Presence in Asia and Enters the Central America Market
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ –Ruth’s Chris Steak House has announced the opening of two international locations in Singapore and San Salvador, marking the 133rd and 134th steakhouses to open.
In Singapore, the 7,800 square foot restaurant is located in the five-star Marina Mandarin Singapore, which stands in the thriving center of the city with views of the financial district and Marina Bay. This location marks the seventh Ruth’s Chris Steak House to open in Asia by franchisee-owner restaurant group Hasmore Limited, adding to their existing locations in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
The Ruth’s Chris Steak House in San Salvador is located in the World Trade Center – the tallest building in the city and home to the convention center, office space, hotels, banks and more – in the heart of the thriving financial district. The restaurant is owned and operated by Corporacion Piramide S.A. de C.V. under the leadership of Conrado and Mercedes Rovira. This is the first Ruth’s Chris Steak House for the group, who expects to open additional locations throughout Central America.
“We celebrate the expansion of our Ruth’s Chris Steak House presence in Asia and our new entry into Central America, bringing our global reach to 134 restaurants strong,” said Michael P. O’Donnell, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. “With these two openings – we proudly recognize both a long-time franchise partner and warmly welcome a new group into the Ruth’s Chris family.”
Ruth’s Chris Steak House, founded in New Orleans, Louisiana USA nearly 50 years ago, offers a comfortable yet elegant atmosphere in which to enjoy celebrations with family and friends or important meetings with colleagues or clients. Those in Singapore or San Salvador will soon be able to enjoy the finest USDA Prime steaks, New Orleans-inspired appetizers, and classic desserts, all complemented by an award-winning wine list and handcrafted cocktails.
About Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Ruth’s Chris Steak House is the largest upscale steak house company in the world, with over 130 restaurant locations around the globe. Founded in New Orleans, Louisiana USA by Ruth Fertel in 1965, Ruth’s Chris specializes in USDA Prime grade steaks served in Ruth’s Chris signature fashion … “sizzling.” For more information, please visit, www.ruthschris.com
About Ruth’s Hospitality Group
Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RUTH) is a leading restaurant company focused on the upscale dining segment. The Company owns the Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Mitchell’s Fish Market, Mitchell’s Steakhouse and Cameron’s Steak house concepts. With more than 150 company- and franchisee-owned locations worldwide, Ruth’s Hospitality Group was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Winter Park, Florida.
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