Red Robin Promotes Dana Benfield to Vice President of Engagement Marketing

  Red Robin Promotes Dana Benfield to Vice President of Engagement Marketing

PR Newswire

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Jan. 28, 2013

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Robin Gourmet
Burgers, Inc., (NASDAQ: RRGB), a casual dining restaurant chain focused on
serving an innovative selection of high-quality gourmet burgers in a
family-friendly atmosphere, today announced the promotion of Dana Benfield to
vice president of Engagement Marketing. Ms. Benfield will be responsible for
overseeing the Company's Red Robin Royalty™ loyalty program, social and
interactive media, gift cards, licensing and merchandising and guest
relations.

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"We are excited to promote Dana Benfield to lead our engagement marketing
efforts and we look forward to her continued leadership to strengthen the
relationship between Red Robin and our guests," said Denny Marie Post, Red
Robin senior vice president and chief marketing officer. "During the past
decade, Dana has made significant contributions to advancing the Red Robin
brand, leading the development of our Red Robin Royalty loyalty program and
expanding our interactive marketing, guest relations capabilities and gift
card initiatives. Her tenacity, maturity, strategic vision and success in
building our brand bode well for her ability to drive high-impact marketing
programs, grow our base of loyal fans and ultimately drive traffic and sales."

Ms. Benfield brings to her new role at Red Robin more than 25 years of
experience in the food service industry and brand marketing. Prior to joining
the Red Robin team in 2002, Dana served as an account manager for Karsh &
Hagan Advertising, where she managed Denver region marketing programs for
McDonald's. She had previously gained food service experience working for
McDonald's franchisee Casper's Company in Tampa, Fla., serving in various
roles from restaurant management to marketing. She earned a bachelor of arts
degree in marketing from the University of South Florida.

About Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB)
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (www.redrobin.com), a casual dining restaurant
chain founded in 1969 that operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Red
Robin International, Inc., is the gourmet burger expert, famous for serving
more than two dozen craveable, high-quality burgers with Bottomless Steak
Fries® in a fun environment welcoming to guests of all ages. In addition to
its many burger offerings, Red Robin serves a wide variety of salads, soups,
appetizers, entrees, desserts and signature Mad Mixology® Beverages.There
are more than 470 Red Robin^® restaurants located across the United States and
Canada, including corporate-owned locations and those operating under
franchise agreements. Red Robin... YUMMM^®! Connect with Red Robin on Facebook
and Twitter.

SOURCE Red Robin International, Inc.

Website: http://www.redrobin.com
Contact: Kevin Caulfield, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., +1-303-846-5470,
kcaulfield@redrobin.com
 
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