Florida-based casual dining restaurant Tony Roma’s said it has opened its first restaurant in Yangon.
The company, which opened its first location in 1972, specialises in ribs.
“We are excited to work with such a great franchise partner in APEX Food and Beverage Co Ltd to bring the iconic Tony Roma’s brand to Myanmar,” said Ken Myres, president of Romacorp, Inc, the parent company of Tony Roma’s.
“Kyaw Soe Win and his team bring a strong passion for our brand and a unique understanding of the local market that we are confident will help establish the Tony Roma’s brand as a new favorite for their guests.”
The 6,400 square foot restaurant has a total of 210 seats including three VIP rooms, a full-service bar, and a two-story dining room.
The restaurant is situated in No.42-A, Sayar San road in Bahan township.
“Earlier this year, I had the honour to dine in a Tony Roma’s restaurant and fell in love with the food, service culture, and, of course, their world famous ribs,” said Kyaw Soe Win, managing director for APEX Foods and Beverages Co Ltd.
“We are excited to bring Tony Roma’s to the people of Myanmar, the first such venture of a Western casual dining brand in our country. Our restaurant is located in a growing, cosmopolitan area where residents are searching for new tastes, and we are delighted to introduce Tony Roma’s world-famous American fare so our guests can indulge in our ribs, steaks and seafood.”
Romacorp, Inc has more than 150 restaurant locations in more than 30 countries. Romacorp also operates its new Fire Grill concept, a chef-inspired American bistro currently in test in Orlando, Florida with an additional location planned for early 2015 in Winter Park, Florida.