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Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Announces Key Promotions

Kim Owens Named Vice President, Operations for Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House

Shang Skipper Named Vice President, Operations for Del Frisco's Grille

Chris Rockwood Named Vice President, Operations for Sullivan's Steakhouse

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Dec. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) is pleased to announce the promotions of Kim Owens to Vice President, Operations for Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Shang Skipper to Vice President, Operations for Del Frisco's Grille, and Chris Rockwood to Vice President, Operations for Sullivan's Steakhouse, effective immediately. In their new roles, each will be responsible for leading the growth and strategic direction for their respective concepts.

"We are extremely proud to promote three of our own high performing internal candidates to lead operations across our three complementary restaurant brands," said Mark S. Mednansky, CEO of Del Frisco's Restaurant Group. "Kim Owens, Shang Skipper and Chris Rockwood are highly tenured leaders that have been instrumental in managing their regions and evolving our three brands. We believe their unmatched experience and passion for excellence will be invaluable as they lead their respective concepts."

Kim Owens assumes the position of Vice President, Operations for Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House with more than 15 years of experience with the company. Owens was the first Regional Manager for Del Frisco's and her knowledge and commitment to excellence make her well suited to lead this flagship brand.

Shang Skipper assumes the position of Vice President, Operations for Del Frisco's Grille with nearly 14 years of experience with the company. Having served as Regional Manager for the concept for the last several years, Skipper will now report directly to the Grille's Senior Vice President of Operations, Ray Risley.

Chris Rockwood assumes the position of Vice President, Operations for Sullivan's Steakhouse with over 17 years of experience with Del Frisco's Restaurant Group. The majority of his time has been focused on the Sullivan's brand and he has been instrumental in the rejuvenation of this concept.

About Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc.

Based in Southlake, Texas, near Dallas, Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. is a collection of 51 restaurants across 22 states and Washington, D.C., including Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Sullivan's Steakhouse, and Del Frisco's Grille. 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 a great neighborhood place for a big night out on the town - with outstanding food, hand-shaken martinis, an award winning wine list, and live entertainment all under one roof. Del Frisco's Grille is modern, inviting, stylish and fun, taking the classic bar and grill to new heights, and drawing inspiration from bold flavors and market-fresh ingredients.

For further information about our restaurants, to make reservations, or to purchase gift cards, please visit: www.DelFriscos.com, www.SullivansSteakhouse.com, and www.DelFriscosGrille.com. For more information about Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc., please visit www.DFRG.com.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Christine Beggan ICR (203) 682-8329 christine.beggan@icrinc.com

Source:Del Frisco's Restaurant Group