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Glory Days Grill® Expands Into Winchester, VA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, July 29, 2004
CONTACT: JEFF NEWMAN, 703-818-7692, x1

Fast-growing casual-dining chain to open eighteenth location

Fairfax, VA — Northern Virginia based Glory Days Grill, a national restaurant company, is opening its eighteenth restaurant, which will be located in Winchester, Virginia. The company secured a free-standing pad site at 130 Featherbed Lane, adjacent to Pleasant Valley Road. The restaurant is scheduled to open to the public in March 2005.

Says co-founder of Glory Days, Inc., Richard Danker, "We are excited to bring our popular concept of great food and good sports into Winchester. Because Glory Days Grill has a very strong market presence in Northern Virginia with a recognizable brand name, we anticipate that our Winchester eatery will be a popular attraction that will continue to add to the company's reputation of operating successful, high-volume restaurants." The location will be open seven days a week, serving lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday and dinner every day. It will feature a full bar, dining room seating for 200, patio seating for 30 and 25 televisions broadcasting the latest in sports, news and entertainment programming.

Glory Days Grill offers a wide variety of freshly prepared foods, including zesty BBQ ribs, grilled marinated chicken, pastas, fresh grilled seafood and generous portions of made-to-order salads. Guests will enjoy the authentic sports memorabilia displayed throughout the restaurant, including many items donated by local teams and schools. Its full-service bar will offer an entire complement of beer, wine, mixed drinks and non-alcoholic beverages. With its unique specialty drinks for children, including the famous shark attack, and a relaxed and entertaining atmosphere, Glory Days Grill appeals to families and people of all age groups and interests. This combination of high quality food, spirits and fun has contributed to the company's rapid growth.

The concept has been recognized for a variety of charitable contributions and fundraising efforts that benefit local communities and was a state winner and national finalist for the 2003 Restaurant Neighbor Award sponsored by the National Restaurant Association. Last year alone, the restaurant chain contributed more than $120,000 to the neighborhoods they serve through their Dining for Dollars program, youth and adult team sponsorships and other charitable efforts.