Red Robin Brings the Heat with the Return of 5 Alarm Burger®

         Red Robin Brings the Heat with the Return of 5 Alarm Burger®

America's Gourmet Burger Expert Offers Fiery Fan Favorite and Tasty New Items
this Spring

PR Newswire

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 8, 2013

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Things are heating up
at Red Robin this spring! The gourmet burger expert will bring back the 5
Alarm Burger® after giving guests a chance to decide which of their most
beloved burgers of the past should return to menu through "Bring My Burger
Back." This fiery fan favorite won the burger competition, receiving more
than 56,000 votes from fans. Now through June 3, Red Robin guests can spring
for the 5 Alarm Burger — a scorching combination of spicy Pepper Jack cheese,
jalapenos, fresh tangy salsa and chipotle aioli.

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"We asked our guests to vote for their favorite burger from the past and the 5
Alarm Burger came out on top," said Denny Marie Post, Red Robin's senior vice
president and chief menu & marketing officer. "With almost a quarter-million
votes cast in the Bring My Burger Back contest, we know we have passionate
fans for burgers from Red Robin's past. The 5 Alarm Burger is just one in a
series of favorites to come."

Red Robin is also debuting appetizers priced at $3, $5, $7 and $9* so that
guests can enjoy perfect portions at perfect prices by choosing a starter that
will fit their budget and their bellies. The appetizers include Red Robin
classics as well as new options, including:

$3 Appetizers:

  oNew! Classic Mini Wedge Salad – This new appetizer includes savory Bleu
    cheese crumbles, bacon bits, onion straws, diced tomatoes and ranch.
  oNew! Yukon Chips & French Onion Dip – A new chip and dip combo sure to
    please those looking for some crunch, these freshly made Yukon kettle
    chips are served warm with creamy French onion dip.

$5 Appetizers:

  oNew size! The O-Ring Shorty – A new, shorter version of Red Robin's famous
    onion ring tower – the perfect preface to a burger.
  oNew! Bar Wings 'n' Yukon Chips (1/2 order) – Tossed in either Buzzard or
    Island-Style Maui sauce and served on a bed of crunchy Yukon kettle chips.
  oOther YUMMM-y choices include Guac, Salsa & Chips and Pretzel Bites served
    with Merkt's^® beer cheese dip.

$7 Appetizers:

  oThese classic Red Robin appetizers include the Jump Starter Double, Creamy
    Artichoke & Spinach Dip, Honest Hummus Plate, and Chili Chili™ Con Queso.

$9 Appetizers:

  oNew! Saucy Pork Riblets – Smothered in either Whiskey River BBQ Sauce or
    Triple S BBQ Sauce and served on a bed of Yukon kettle chips. 
  oNew! Bar Wings 'n' Yukon Chips –Tossed in either Buzzard sauce or
    Island-Style Maui sauce and served on a bed of crunchy Yukon kettle chips.
  oRed Robin's Towering Onion Rings^® are a perfect way to start a meal with

Red Robin is also offering two new desserts*, including:

  oDouble Berry Cheesecake – This rich New York-style cheesecake features a
    buttery graham cracker crust, topped with whipped cream and sweet
    strawberries in berry sauce.

  oVery Red Velvet Cake – A decadent red velvet cake with cream cheese
    frosting and drizzled with freshly prepared berry sauce is the perfect
    choice for those craving a sweet finish to their meal.

And for Guests 21-and-over, Red Robin's new Spring Beer Shake featuring Blue
Moon^® is perfect for a beer or milkshake enthusiast. It includes a
combination of creamy soft serve whipped with Blue Moon^® Belgian White Beer,
Cointreau^® Orange Liqueur and orange juice.

For more information on the spring items or to find the restaurant location
nearest you, visit

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., is the gourmet burger expert, famous for serving more
than two dozen craveable, high-quality burgers with Bottomless Steak Fries^®
in a fun environment. Red Robin's award-winning burgers have earned the title
of Best Burger in the full service category in the Zagat Fast Food Survey four
years in a row. 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 currently are 474 Red Robin locations across the
United States and Canada, including 336 company-owned Red Robin^® restaurants
and five Red Robin's Burger Works^® locations, and 133 Red Robin^®
restaurantsoperating under franchise agreements. Red Robin… YUMMM^®! Connect
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*Only available at participating Red Robin^® restaurants; prices may vary.

SOURCE Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc.

Contact: Jamie Winter, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, 303-846-6108,; or Cristin Johnson, Coyne PR, 973-588-2104,
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