O’Neill concluded, “In addition to his extensive restaurant experience, Brian brings a high level of energy and commitment to our Company culture that is apparent to all of us. He is a passionate leader and we look forward to his continued contributions.”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 770 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.