GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews (Red Robin) strives to deliver the same great burger experience to all guests, no matter the circumstances. The Gourmet Burger Authority’s relentless effort to provide guests with the freedom to substitute any of its menu items for allergen-friendly offerings has earned the casual dining restaurant chain its fifth consecutive spot on AllergyEats’ annual list of «Top 10 Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains in America.» AllergyEats is the leading guide to food allergy-friendly restaurants across the United States.

«We are very fortunate to be in a position that allows us to provide guests’ with a customized experience each and every time they walk into one of our restaurants,» said Jonathan Muhtar, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Red Robin. «Our guests enjoy the freedom to satisfy their cravings for delicious burger, while meeting their allergy needs with ease. Making AllergyEats’ Top 10 list yet again is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our culinary team and restaurant team members nationwide.»           

Red Robin’s continued recognition as a leading restaurant for food-allergy conscious guests is a result of putting the decision-making solely in the guests’ hands. By empowering and encouraging guests to freely customize all menu items, guests can choose to tailor their meal based on taste preferences, nutritional goals and dietary restrictions. All Red Robin team members are trained to follow a set of step-by-step guidelines to ensure food safety once notified of a food allergy. As part of these guidelines, the kitchen staff is instructed to prepare the order using a special allergen kit, which includes specific tools that are only used for allergen orders.

For more information about Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews and its allergen-friendly menu, visit www.redrobin.com.

About Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB)
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (www.redrobin.com), a casual dining restaurant chain founded in 1969 that operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Red Robin International, Inc., and under the trade name, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews, is the Gourmet Burger Authority, famous for serving more than two dozen craveable, high-quality burgers with Bottomless Steak Fries® in a fun environment welcoming to guests of all ages. At Red Robin, burgers are more than just something guests eat; they’re a bonding experience that brings together friends and families, kids and adults. In addition to its many burger offerings, Red Robin serves a wide variety of salads, soups, appetizers, entrees, desserts and signature beverages. Red Robin offers a variety of options behind the bar, including its extensive selection of local and regional beers, and innovative adult beer shakes and cocktails, earning the restaurant a VIBE Vista Award for Best Beer Program in a Multi-Unit Chain Restaurant. There are more than 550 Red Robin restaurants across the United States and Canada, including Red Robin Express® locations and those operating under franchise agreements. Red Robin… YUMMM®! Connect with Red Robin on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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