Red Robin Appoints Jeff Melnick as Senior Vice President of Operations

August 18, 2014

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB), a casual dining restaurant chain serving an innovative selection of high-quality gourmet burgers in a family-friendly atmosphere, today announced the appointment of Jeff Melnick as senior vice president of Operations.  Melnick will be responsible for leading regional restaurant management teams overseeing the operational performance of more than 380 company-owned Red Robin restaurants in the U.S.

Melnick has more than 25 years of experience in the casual dining industry and has served as a regional vice president of Operations for Red Robin since 2006.  In this role, Melnick was responsible for the results of company-owned Red Robin restaurants in the southwestern U.S., including locations in California, Nevada, Arizona and Texas.