BRAVO! Cucina Italiana (BRAVO!), a BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: BBRG) concept, opened at Willow Grove Park Mall, which is its seventh Pennsylvania location. This is the second BRAVO! restaurant to open in 2011 and the eighth restaurant for BBRG this year, which owns and operates 93 restaurants.

“Willow Grove Park Mall is an ideal location to open our newest BRAVO! Cucina Italiana,” Saed Mohseni, chief executive officer and president, Bravo | Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. “We are eager to offer the community of Willow Grove our delicious Roman-inspired Italian cuisine and professional service in a warm atmosphere. ”

BRAVO! Cucina Italiana is an upscale affordable restaurant offering classic Italian food amongst the shadows of Roman ruins. The subtitle “Cucina Italiana” means Italian kitchen, in which all cooking is done in full view of the guest, creating the energy of a live theater. BRAVO!’s popular entrees include made-to-order pizzas, flatbreads, pastas and house specialties, similar to an authentic ‘ristorante’ in Italy.

About Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc.

Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBRG) is a leading owner and operator of two distinct Italian restaurant brands, BRAVO! Cucina Italiana and BRIO Tuscan Grille. BBRG has positioned its brands as multifaceted culinary destinations that deliver the ambiance, design elements and food quality reminiscent of fine dining restaurants at a value typically offered by casual dining establishments, a combination known as the upscale affordable dining segment. Each of BBRG's brands provides its guests with a fine dining experience and value by serving affordable cuisine prepared using fresh flavorful ingredients and authentic Italian cooking methods, combined with attentive service in an attractive, lively atmosphere. BBRG strives to be the best Italian restaurant company in America and is focused on providing its guests an excellent dining experience through consistency of execution.

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