Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Announces the Appointment of Pattye L. Moore to Its Board of Directors


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 appointment of Pattye L. Moore to the company's board of directors effective August 15, 2007.

Ms. Pattye Moore served as President of Sonic Corp. from 2002 until 2004. In that position, she was responsible for company store operations with 500 units, franchise and field services, operations services and marketing and brand development. During her tenure at Sonic, she also served as executive vice president, senior vice president, marketing and brand development and vice president of marketing. Over the 12 years Moore was at Sonic, the company grew from less than $900 million in sales with 1,100 restaurants to over $3 billion in sales and over 3,000 restaurants. Moore also served on Sonic's board of directors from 2000 until 2006.

Moore is currently a consultant, speaker and author, specializing in leadership development, brand development, marketing and strategic planning. Clients she has worked with include Sonic Corp. (Nasdaq: SONC), Red Robin, VICORP Restaurants, Inc. and BancFirst Corporation (Nasdaq: BANF). She has been a valued consultant to Red Robin on its recent national media strategy as well as its marketing efforts over the last three years.

She currently serves on the board of directors of ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE), a diversified energy company and the fifth largest gas distribution company in the U.S., QuikTrip Corporation, a privately-held gas and convenience store retailer, and Giant Impact, the Atlanta-based leadership organization founded by author John Maxwell, now managed by Giant Partners.

Moore recently co-authored Confessions from the Corner Office, a book on leadership instincts. Advertising Age magazine named Moore one of the "100 Top Marketers in the U.S." in its June 26, 2000 issue. In 2002, Nation's Restaurant News named her one of the top 50 women in foodservice.

"On behalf of the entire board, I am delighted to welcome Pattye to Red Robin," said Dennis Mullen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "With her extraordinary restaurant and leadership background, she will be a wonderful addition to our board."

About Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., (, founded in 1969, is a casual dining restaurant chain that serves up wholesome, fun, feel-good experiences in a family-friendly environment. Red Robin(R) restaurants are famous for serving more than 22 high-quality gourmet burgers in a variety of recipes with Bottomless Steak Fries(R), as well as salads, soups, appetizers, entrees, desserts, and signature Mad Mixology(R) Beverages. There are more than 370 Red Robin(R) restaurants located across the United States and Canada, which include both corporate-owned locations and those operating under franchise or license agreements.

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