LAKEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 4, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (Nasdaq:BAGL), a leader in the quick-casual segment of the restaurant industry operating primarily under the Einstein Bros.® Bagels, Noah's New York Bagels®, and Manhattan Bagel® brands, announced today that the Company will present at two investor conferences this month.

On Tuesday, January 11, 2011, the Company will present at the Cowen & Co. 9 th Annual Consumer Conference at The Westin New York at Times Square in New York City. The presentation will begin at 10:30 am Eastern Time.

On Wednesday, January 12, 2011, the Company will present at the 13 th Annual ICR XChange Conference at The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa in Dana Point, Calif. The presentation will begin at 10:20 am Pacific Time.

Investors and interested parties may listen to a live webcast of these events by visiting the Company's website at www.einsteinnoah.com.

About Einstein Noah Restaurant Group

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. is a leading company in the quick casual restaurant industry that operates and licenses locations primarily under the Einstein Bros.® and Noah's New York Bagels® brands and primarily franchises locations under the Manhattan Bagel® brand. The company's retail system consists of over 730 restaurants in 39 states and the District of Columbia. It also operates a dough production facility. The company's stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol BAGL. Visit www.einsteinnoah.com for additional information.
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