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Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Celebrates Its Expansion Within the D.C. Market

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Sept. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:DFRG) is pleased to announce the opening of its award-winning Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House at CityCenterDC. The restaurant opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony including Dale Walmstad, the original founder of Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, on September 17th. This opening marks the 11th Del Frisco's Double Eagle and the 43rd restaurant overall for Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, which also owns and operates 13 Del Frisco's Grille locations and 19 Sullivan's Steakhouse locations.

Ribbon Cutting (from left to right): Jack Evans, Washington DC City Council, Kathy Hollinger, President & CEO, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, Ann Thibert, General Manager, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Dale Wamstad, Scott Kroener, Executive Chef, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Washington DC


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Del Frisco's Double Eagle is known for its impeccable hospitality and consistent, superior standards. Its newest location is located at 950 Eye Street NW in the new CityCenterDC development, which consists of a mix of high end shopping, restaurants, apartments, condos and common area that creates a unique, vibrant urban experience. It is also is a short walk from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and the Verizon Center. Complimentary valet parking is offered.

"The D.C. market is a very attractive market, and we have been searching for more than six years to find the perfect site for our Del Frisco's Double Eagle in the area," commented Mark S. Mednansky, CEO of Del Frisco's Restaurant Group. "The Grille on Pennsylvania Avenue that opened in 2012 has enabled us to really get to know and understand the D.C. market. We could not be more thrilled to have found this location at CityCenterDC."

Del Frisco's Double Eagle at CityCenterDC will serve bold, chef-driven cuisine under the direction of Executive Chef Scott Kroener, alongside a world class, award-winning wine list with flawless and hospitable service fit for a king, but shared with everyone. The menu also features a diverse wine list of more than 1,200 labels that includes a number of notable verticals from both old and new world producers. The program is led by Wine Director David O'Day and presented by a team of knowledgeable sommeliers available to navigate guests through selections that have been curated to complement every dish.

Del Frisco's Double Eagle at CityCenterDC features 400 seats across three floors that include two bars, a lounge, wine cellar, private dining rooms and board room, and a picturesque courtyard patio. The restaurant will be open daily from 11am to 11pm.

About Del Frisco's Restaurant Group

Del Frisco's Grille is owned by Del Frisco's Restaurant Group (Nasdaq:DFRG). Based in Southlake, Texas, near Dallas, Del Frisco's Restaurant Group is a collection of 43 restaurants located across the country, including Del Frisco's Grille, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, and Sullivan's Steakhouse. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House serves up flawless cuisine that's bold and delicious, an extensive award-winning wine list and a level of service that reminds guests that they're the boss. Sullivan's Steakhouse is the perfect place to wine and dine any night of the week - with outstanding food, hand-shaken martinis, an award winning wine list, and live entertainment all under one roof. All of the restaurants create a seamless dining experience for savvy travelers who regularly dine or entertain away from home.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Janet Reinhardt ICR (646) 277-1225 janet.reinhardt@icrinc.comSource:Del Frisco's Restaurant Group