Così, Inc: Così Engages David Lloyd as Consultant

              Così, Inc: Così Engages David Lloyd as Consultant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Vicki Baue, V.P.

(847) 597-8818

                    Cosi Engages David Lloyd as Consultant

                             Moving Cosi forward

Boston, MA - July 8, 2014

Cosi,  Inc.  (NASDAQ:  COSI),  the  fast-casual  restaurant  company,   today 
announced the  engagement of  David  Lloyd as  a financial  consultant.  The 
former CEO/CFO of Bertucci's Lloyd has been engaged to work with management as
they transition the  corporate office  to Boston and  set the  course for  the 
financial team. "David is a veteran CFO and will be a tremendous asset as  we 
complete the  Boston transition  and  prepare Cosi  for  the future"  said  RJ 
Dourney, President and CEO of Cosi. Dourney  went on to say "we are  building 
an outstanding team here in Boston and  we are confident David will be key  to 
moving Cosi forward".

About Così, Inc.

Così^®(http://www.getcosi.com) is a  national fast  -casual restaurant  chain 
that has  developed  featured foods  built  around a  secret,  generations-old 
recipe for crackly-crust  flatbread. This  artisan bread is  freshly baked  in 
front of  customers  throughout  the  day  in  open-flame  stone-hearth  ovens 
prominently located  in  each  of  the restaurants.  Così's  warm  and  urbane 
atmosphere is geared  towards its sophisticated,  upscale, urban and  suburban 
guests. There  are currently  66 Company-owned  and 49  franchise  restaurants 
operating in  sixteen  states,  the  District of  Columbia,  the  United  Arab 
Emirates, and Costa Rica.  The Così^®vision is  to become America's  favorite 
fast casual restaurant  by providing customers  authentic, innovative,  savory 
food while remaining an affordable luxury.

The Così^®menu  features  Così^®sandwiches,  freshly-tossed  salads,  bowls, 
breakfast wraps, melts, soups,  Così^®Squagels^®, flatbread pizzas,  S'mores, 
snacks and other desserts, and a wide range of coffee and coffee-based  drinks 
and other specialty beverages. Così^®restaurants are designed to be welcoming
and comfortable  with  an eclectic  environment.  Così's sights,  sounds,  and 
spaces create  a tasteful,  relaxed ambience  that provides  a fresh  and  new 
dining experience.

"Così," and  related marks  are registered  trademarks of  Così, Inc.  in  the 
U.S.A. and certain  other countries. Copyright  © 2014 Così,  Inc. All  rights 
reserved.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf
of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for
the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Così, Inc via Globenewswire
HUG#1818871
 
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.