GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin), announced the opening of Red Robin's Burger Works in the new, state-of-the-art Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center at Metropolitan State University of Denver. The new restaurant, located at 1190 Auraria Parkway across from the Pepsi Center, will open on Monday, Sept. 24 at 10:30 a.m. Hours for Red Robin's Burger Works are 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Red Robin's Burger Works puts guests in the driver's seat with a build-your-own-burger option that allows every guest to craft their own burger masterpiece using a wide variety of toppings including sauteed portabella mushrooms, beer mustard onions and Thai chili ketchup, to name a few. Guests also have the option to enjoy classic Red Robin burgers, like the Banzai Burger® or the 5 Alarm Burger®, or sample a number of new menu items such as hand-breaded chicken tenders, signature salads and hand-dipped milkshakes.
"We are excited to join the Auraria campus at MSU Denver's new Hospitality Learning Center," said Stephanie Griffiths, the general manager of the MSU Denver Burger Works restaurant. "In addition to serving students and faculty in a way that fits well with the fast-paced campus lifestyle, we're excited to bring our signature flavors to guests staying at the new SpringHill Suites located at MSU Denver."The newest Red Robin's Burger Works will serve as the only commercial dining option at the Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center which features the SpringHill Suites® Denver Downtown at MSU Denver. The new $45 million Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center also offers more than 28,000 square feet of academic space including classrooms, specialty learning labs and faculty offices. In addition to the Burger Works restaurant located at the new facility, Red Robin International, Inc. is supporting the new Hospitality Learning Center with a $50,000 commitment over the next three years. "We're hungry for Red Robin's Burger Works to open on campus at the new Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center," said Chad Gruhl, department chair of the Hospitality, Tourism and Events program. "My vision for the center was to bring in a restaurant that will provide opportunities for our students to learn about fast casual business operations, and Burger Works is a perfect fit. Whether students are patrons or employees, we look forward to having them eat and enjoy creating signature burgers right here on the MSU Denver campus." The MSU Denver restaurant will be the fifth Red Robin's Burger Works in the U.S. and the fourth in Colorado, including The Shops at Northfield Stapleton, Denver's 16 th Street Mall and near the University of Colorado Boulder. The fifth Red Robin's Burger Works is located at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. For more information on Red Robin's Burger Works, visit www.rrburgerworks.com. About Red Robin's Burger Works® Red Robin's Burger Works® ( www.rrburgerworks.com) is a smaller, non-traditional restaurant prototype operated by Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB). Red Robin's Burger Works® serves fiery, fresh food with friendly and quick service. The menu includes a build-your-own fire-grilled burger option with a variety of toppings; Red Robin classic burgers, like the Banzai Burger or Royal Burger; and new items like hand-breaded chicken tenders, signature salads and hand-dipped milkshakes. To see photos from Red Robin's Burger Works, connect with us on Facebook! SOURCE Red Robin International, Inc.