Glory Days Grill® Finalist For 2004 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, May 18, 2004
CONTACT: JEFF NEWMAN, 703-818-7692, x1

Greater Washington — Glory Days Grill was named a finalist by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2004 Awards in Greater Washington. The company was selected as one of 30 finalists by a panel of judges comprised of local community and business leaders. Award recipients will be announced at the black-tie gala on June 17 at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. "We are thrilled to be part of this prestigious group of talented individuals and very proud of our 75% growth this past year," said Vice President, Richard Danker.

Glory Days Grill is a sports-themed American grill & bar headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia that operates full-service restaurants in Florida, Maryland, Nevada and Virginia and has announced plans to open four new restaurants this year. Leases for two stores, one in Manassas, VA and a second Richmond location, have been finalized, with openings scheduled for late summer 2004. The rapidly expanding concept won the 2004 Maryland Diner's Choice award and was a state winner & national finalist for the 2003 Restaurant Neighbor Award for community outreach.

Greater Washington award recipients will be eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2004 national program. Winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, Calif., in November 2004.

About The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Program

The Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program was created and is produced by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP. As the first award of its kind, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in over 100 cities and 35 countries.

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