Ruth's Chris Steak House Partners with Wine Enthusiast Magazine to Celebrate the Taste of Napa

 Ruth's Chris Steak House Partners with Wine Enthusiast Magazine to Celebrate
                              the Taste of Napa

87 Ruth's Chris Steak House Locations across the U.S. to host the Taste of
Napa Wine Dinner March 14

PR Newswire

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 26, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --On March 14, Ruth's Chris Steak
House will host a Napa Valley-style evening across the country with its "Taste
of Napa" five-course pairing dinner. Guests will be transported to the Napa
Valley as they enjoy Ruth's Chris dishes perfectly paired with benchmark Napa
Valley wines from Beringer Vineyards, Stags' Leap Winery, Etude and St.
Clement Vineyards. The dinner is the first in a series of five national
pairing dinners that will take place in 2013.


"We are delighted to partner with Wine Enthusiast Magazine to bring a tasting
exploration of the unique terroir of Napa Valley alongside California-inspired
dishes developed in partnership with these wineries and our executive chef.
We will bring Napa Valley to 87 cities on March 14," said Helen Mackey,
Director of Beverage Strategy for Ruth's Chris Steak House.

"We are thrilled to be partnering with Ruth's Chris Steak House to create this
wonderful wine experience," said Editor & Publisher Adam Strum. "Napa is one
of the most iconic wine destinations on earth and we feel these incredible
wines will transport our dinner guests there with the Taste of Napa Dinner."

The featured menu includes:

-First Course: Roasted Asparagus & Herbed Goat Cheese, Arugula, mustard
vinaigrette, kalamata olives
Paired with Beringer Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc

-Second Course: Snow Crab Bisque, Spiked with brandy & chardonnay, garlic
Paired with St. Clement Napa Valley Chardonnay

-Third Course: Warm Cremini Mushroom Tart, Balsamic beurre blanc, spring
vegetable chutney
Paired with Etude Carneros Pinot Noir

-Fourth Course: Filet Mignon with Cabernet Onions, served sizzling with butter
and parsley
Paired with Stags' Leap Winery Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Accompaniments: Creamed spinach with bleu cheese gratinee & Pecan crusted
sweet potato casserole

-Dessert: Cheesecake Brulee, Chewy gooey chocolate-walnut cookie, rhubarb
compote, strawberry sauce
Paired with Beringer Nightingale Semillon Sauvignon-Blanc

Wine dinner pricing varies by market with an average price of $95 per person.
For a complete list of participating restaurants, and to make reservations,

Each dinner guest will receive a complimentary three-month subscription to
Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

About Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris Steak House, Inc. is the largest upscale steak house company in
the world, with over 130 restaurant locations around the globe. Founded in New
Orleans by Ruth Fertel in 1965, Ruth's Chris specializes in USDA Prime grade
steaks served in Ruth's Chris signature fashion ... "sizzling." Look for
upcoming national wine dinners at

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 Steakhouse
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.

About Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Wine Enthusiast Magazine educates and entertains readers about wine and the
wine lifestyle in an accessible and user-friendly way. Published 12 times per
year, along with the Italian Bookazine and the California Bookazine, the
magazine's readership is more than 800,000. The magazine and its Buying Guide
with more than 130,000 ratings and reviews are available online. The magazine
hosts signature Wine Enthusiast events for both consumer and

About Beringer Vineyards

The epitome of a modern classic, Beringer has been Napa Valley's benchmark
producer since its establishment in 1876. Winemaker Laurie Hook crafts
classic wines from Napa's finest appellations and Beringer's exceptional
collection of vineyards. A winemaking legacy of 136 years is reflected in an
acclaimed portfolio of wines which are collected worldwide. The historic
estate in St. Helena offers a tradition of hospitality that defines the Napa

About Etude

In 1982, Etude was established with a singular passion to master the craft of
winegrowing. Today, this founding philosophy remains steadfast with Winemaker
Jon Priest and Etude is renowned for its 30 year legacy of producing high
quality Pinot Noirs, as well as its collectible Napa Valley Cabernet
Sauvignons. Based in Carneros, the state-of-the-art Napa County Certified
Green Winery is a picturesque setting for Etude's high quality wines. 

About Stags' Leap Winery

Established in 1893, Stags' Leap Winery is one of California's earliest wine
estates, and the namesake for its acclaimed appellation. Located in an
intimate valley within the greater Napa Valley, the historic Manor House has
been home to three major family groups whose long history parallels the
lasting winemaking heritage. Winemaker Christophe Paubert practices simple and
traditional winemaking techniques, resulting in handcrafted wines that are
expressive of the estate's distinctive terroir, showing elegance and finesse.

About St. Clement

Built in 1878, St. Clement Vineyards has a long and vibrant history of
producing boutique lots of high quality wines. Located in St. Helena, St.
Clement has nurtured long-term relationships with Napa Valley's top
independent winegrowers, which provide the diverse foundation for St.
Clement's wines. St. Clement embraces the best of both traditional and
progressive winemaking techniques, resulting in a collection of modern wines
with exceptional depth and quality. 

SOURCE Ruth's Chris Steak House

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