BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group Rolls out Loyalty Program

  BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group Rolls out Loyalty Program

        Locations Nationwide Offer MyBRIO and myBRAVO! Rewards Program

Business Wire

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- November 05, 2012

BRAVO! Cucina Italiana (BRAVO!) and BRIO Tuscan Grille (BRIO), BRAVO | BRIO
Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: BBRG) concepts, rolled out the myBRIO and myBRAVO!
Loyalty Rewards Card nationwide, September 17.

“We are excited to introduce the MyBRIO and myBRAVO! Rewards Programs,” said
Brian O’Malley, Chief Operating Officer of BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group.
“It’s a great way to reward our most loyal guests who choose BRAVO! and BRIO
restaurants for all their dining occasions.”

Guests can register at BRIO and BRAVO! locations or online at
www.myBRIOReward.com or www.myBRAVOReward.com. Guests who join will receive
exclusive offers, special event information and other announcements via email.

  *Upon registration, guests will receive a Complimentary Appetizer up to
    $12.
  *There is a special Tell a Friend offer. For every new registered member
    referred, guests will receive a Free Tuscan Taster Bar Appetizer (BRIO) or
    Bar Bite (BRAVO!), valued at $3.95.
  *Special member rewards throughout the year will include a Complimentary
    Birthday Entrée (up to $15) and other dining discounts.
  *BBRG is also running a kick-off contest! For a limited time, every
    registered loyalty program member will be entered for a chance to win BRIO
    or BRAVO! for a Year! Rules and restrictions apply.
  *For the month of November, Loyalty Members will be treated to Priority
    Seating. Members should simply present their Loyalty Card to the host upon
    arrival and move to the top of the waitlist. For groups of up to four
    guests.

To register, or for more information about the MyBRIO and myBRAVO Loyalty
Rewards Cards, please visit www.MyBRIOReward.com or www.myBRAVOReward.com.

BRIO Tuscan Grille

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! Cucina Italiana

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 I 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).

BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group Inc.

Founded in 1992, BBRG currently operates more than 100 restaurants including
BRAVO! Cucina Italiana, BRIO Tuscan Grille and Bon Vie Bistro. The brands are
marketed 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. For more information about BRAVO |
BRIO Restaurant Group, visit BBRG.com.

Contact:

BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group Inc.
Ashley Swenson, 614-323-2773
aswenson@bbrg.com