COLUMBUS, Ohio (Restaurant News Release) BRIO Tuscan Grille, a BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: BBRG) concept, opened its first location in Delaware at the Christiana Mall, situated near Nordstrom. This is the third BRIO location to open in 2010 and the fifth restaurant for BBRG this year, who own and operate 86 restaurants.
“We’re very excited about the addition of this Brio Tuscan Grille to our family of restaurants,” said Saed Mohseni, chief executive officer and president, Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. “With its prime location in Christiana Mall, we anticipate this to be a prime dining destination for locals and visitors alike.”
BRIO (meaning “lively” or “full of life”) is an upscale affordable restaurant, serving authentic, northern Italian cuisine. It brings the pleasure of the Tuscan country villa to the American city. The subtitle, “Tuscan Grille,” is descriptive of the menu that features grilled and oven-roasted steaks, chops and seafood, similar to what one would find in an authentic ristorante in Tuscany. BRIO’s philosophy is “To eat well, is to live well,” which is why it uses only the finest and freshest ingredients, Tuscan cooking methods, and placing an emphasis on serving generous portions of prime steaks and chops, made-from-scratch pasta specialties, and flatbreads. There is also an ample dessert menu and full wine list.
About Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc.
Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. 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.