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Robin Gourmet Burgers
Chain of restaurants
serving gourmet hamburgers.
6312 S Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 200 N
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
CEO: Steve Carley
Stock Symbol: RRGB
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers operates a national casual dining chain with 514 locations serving high quality gourmet hamburgers in a family-friendly atmosphere.
The restaurants offer over two-dozen different
Gourmet Burgers, All-You-Can-Eat Steak Fries, entrees, salads,
soups, appetizers and desserts, along with Mad Mixology alcoholic
and non-alcoholic beverages.
At the end of the fourth quarter of 2014, there were 408 Company-owned Red Robin restaurants, seven Red Robin Burger Works and 99 franchised Red Robin restaurants for a total of 514 restaurants.
Red Robin Burger Works is a smaller version of the company's restaurants.
In 2014, the company reported revenues of $1.1 billion, a 12.7% increase, and net income of $32.6 million.
The comapany said it plans to open 20 new Red Robin restaurants and five Red Robin Burger Works in 2015.
“Our commitment to providing guests with a great dining experience, combined with effective marketing and menu strategies, enabled us to continue to take market share in the fourth quarter as we capped off another successful year at Red Robin,” said Steve Carley, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. chief executive officer. “In 2015 we will build on those achievements through everyday value, menu innovation, and promotional tie-ins while remodeling at least 125 additional restaurants to our new brand standards.”
Red Robin is also partnering with Ziosk to install 7-inch tablets in restaurants this year so guests can order food, pay bills and order refills from their table.
Red Robin started as a tavern near the University of Washington
in the 1940's. It was called Sam's Tavern. Sam sang in a barber
shop quartet and loved to sing the song "When the red robin
goes bob bob bobbin along" Sam eventually changed the name
of his tavern to Sam's Red Robin.
1969: Over the years Sam's Red Robin simply became Red
Robin. It was transformed from the tavern into the first Red
Robin restaurant that opened in a 1,200 square-foot building
perched on a Seattle hilltop.
Robin expands the menu from jumbo beers, cellophane-wrapped sandwiches
and popcorn to include Red Robin's most popular burgers
the Red Robin Gourmet Cheeseburger, the Red Robin Bacon Cheeseburger
and the Royal Red Robin Burger, which is crowned with fresh fried
Robin regulars, Mike and Steve Snyder, decide to open their own
Red Robin in Yakima, Wash. The Snyder Group Company becomes Red
Robin's first franchisee.
course to becoming "America's Gourmet Burgers & Spirits,"
Red Robin expands beyond Washington by opening a restaurant in
1983: Red Robin hatches one of America's only restaurant
mascots, a colorful robin named "Red." Children everywhere
become overnight fans.
1985: A domestic success, Red Robin crosses the U.S. border
and opens a Canadian Red Robin restaurant in Burnaby, British
1985: Skylark acquires a majority interest in Red Robin,
a food-service operation in Japan, from Red Robin's owner.
1994: Already known as a place for great family fun, Red
Robin reinforces its reputation as a restaurant industry leader
by offering Bottomless Steak Fries (a.k.a. all-you-can-eat) with
its gourmet burgers.
1996: Red Robin International cuts its ties with Skylark
and is brought back home from Tokyo. The headquarters are moved
from Irvine, Calif., to Greenwood Village, Colo.
1998: Red Robin ranks 15th in a casual-dining survey by
Nation's Restaurant News, a leading publication of the restaurant
2000: Red Robin merges with the Snyder Group, its largest
franchisee, and celebrates the opening of its 150th restaurant
in May. Securing $75 million in financing, Red Robin continues
its nationwide expansion efforts.
2002: On July 19, Red Robin goes public with an initial
public offering of 5,038,000 shares, of which 4,000,000 shares
were sold, at a price to the public of $12.00 per share. The
remaining 1,038,000 shares were offered by selling stockholders.
Red Robin received net proceeds of $42.8 million from the offering.
Red Robin also entered into a three-year $40.0 million revolving
credit agreement to fund construction and acquisition of new
restaurants, to refinance existing indebtedness and for general
corporate purposes, including working capital.
Red Robin is honored with Restaurant Hospitality's Chain of the
Year award and receives Restaurants & Institutions' Choice
in Chains Crystal Award in the Burger category.
Red Robin opens its 400th restaurant in Covington, WA on June
Health, Dental & Vision Plans:
Red Robin offers Team Members affordable Health PPO Plan and
Dental & Vision Plans*.
Short Term and Long Term Disability:
Income replacement is provided to salaried Team Members by Red
Robin, at no cost to you.
Basic Life, Accidental Death [return]& Dismemberment Insurance:
Offered to Team Members at no cost to you.*
Supplemental and Dependent Life Insurance:
Team Members have the option to purchase additional life insurance
coverage for themselves or their dependents at discounted group
Employee Assistance Program (EAP):
All Team Members and their household members are eligible to
utilize a confidential and free EAP benefit. Take advantage
of this opportunity, 24 x 7, to seek out information, ideas and
support on a wide variety of subjects including, stress management,
parenting, childcare, financial, legal, and everyday issues.
401(k) Savings Plan:
New hires are eligible to participate in the Red Robin International
Inc., 401(k) Savings Plan the first of the month following their
new hire date. Active Team Member's not currently participating
can enroll at any time.
Flexible Spending Accounts:
Red Robin's Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
allows Team Members to use pre-tax dollars to reimburse claims
on health and/or dependent care expenses that may not be covered
through other benefit plans.*
To ensure you have the opportunity to rest, relax and have fun,
Red Robin offers a competitive time off with pay program. Available
to hourly and salaried Team Members.
Paid Holidays for Corporate Team Members:
Two personal days (must be scheduled with Department Head) and
eight paid holidays.
Quarterly Bonus Plan:
Offered to Restaurant Managers, based on sales achievement and
net income before operating expenses.
Stock Option Grants:
General Managers and Home Office Team Members are eligible for
Stock Option Grants subject to Board of Director approval (certain
Employee Stock Purchase Plan:
After one year of continuous service, eligible Team Members who
meet certain requirements can participate in Red Robin's Employee
Stock Purchase Plan and purchase Red Robin stock at a discounted
Generous discounts at Red Robin restaurants offered to hourly
and salaried Team Members.
*Certain eligibility requirements must
be met before these plans are offered.
Updated February 14, 2015