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September 16th, 2016

Ride Out the Possible Champagne Shortage With These Bubbly Alternatives


<p>Featuring our very own Jessica Norris, Director of Wine Education for Del Frisco's Restaurant Group</p> <p>California’s wine counties—Napa, Sonoma, Santa Barbara—have produced popular sparkling wines for decades, but the American West generally has more intriguing wine regions from Washington to the Mexican border. Gruet, one of the country’s largest producers of champenoise wine, is not based in California, for example, but in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “It must be mentioned that France has taken notice of American success with sparklings and many of the major Champagne houses now have American outposts,” says Jessica Norris, wine director at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House in New York. “While Champagne still claims top-stop for ultimate quality and therefore price, American competition is closing the gap.”</p> <p><a href="">VIEW FULL ARTICLE</a></p>
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February 9th, 2015

Illinois restaurant reveals aphrodesiac menu in honor of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ movie


<p> </p> <p>Marcus Leshock took a ‘Fifty Shades’ themed trip to the restaurant to try a few of the love inducing foods on the menu.</p> <p> </p> <p>More info: </p> <p>Sullivan’s Steakhouse</p> <p>250 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire </p> <p>Aphrodisiac Menu: $69 </p> <p><a href=""></a></p> <p> </p> <p><strong><a href="">CLICK TO WATCH SEGMENT</a></strong></p>
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February 9th, 2015

'Fifty Shades' of Valentine's Day Gifts

ABC News

<p> </p> <p>'Fifty Shades' of Valentine's Day Gifts</p> <p>Feb 9, 2015, 12:28 PM ET</p> <p>by JOANNA PRISCO via GOOD MORNING AMERICA</p> <p> </p> <p>With the Valentine's Day weekend premiere of "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie less than a week away, retailers and restaurants across the country are wooing fans of the bondage-theme bestsellers with seemingly endless themed products and promotions.</p> <p> </p> <p>Pants are required at the 19 Sullivan's Steakhouse locations around the country, but those seeking a dining experience in the spirit of characters Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, can try a new Aphrodisiac Menu offered at the establishments now through Feb. 20. Dishes include shucked oysters ($14), a duo of filet ($42), banana bread pudding ($9) and an "In the Grey" violet cocktail ($14) -- all served as the diner is blindfolded with a silver necktie.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong><a href="">CLICK TO VIEW FULL ARTICLE</a></strong></p>
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November 17th, 2014

Top 100 Places To Work in DFW

The Dallas Morning News

<p> </p> <p>Top 100: No. 3 Midsize Company | Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Inc.</p> <p>A cut above</p> <p>The specials at Del Frisco’s: attentive managers and generous benefits</p> <p>By Cheryl Hall | Staff Writer</p> <p>Photos by Tom Fox | Staff Photographer</p> <p> </p> <p>Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Inc.</p> <p>Founded: 1993</p> <p>Sector: Restaurants</p> <p>Headquarters: Southlake</p> <p>D/FW locations: 6</p> <p>D/FW employees: 368</p> <p>Website:</p> <p> </p> <p>Del Frisco’s apparently has no trouble balancing three separate food groups.</p> <p> </p> <p>The Southlake restaurant company is pulling in prestigious industry awards for its hot new concept, Del Frisco’s Grille, while powering ahead with its Sullivan’s Steakhouses and Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouses.</p> <p> </p> <p>Employees told us time and again that managers at Del Frisco’s do a great job in showing them the love. When asked what makes Del Frisco’s so special, employees said: My manager cares about my concerns.</p> <p> </p> <p>That placed Del Frisco’s third among Top 100 midsize companies.</p> <p> </p> <p>“It’s an open-door policy,” one employee said. “We have the genuine opportunity to speak freely. They know that as a group we can accomplish what it takes.”</p> <p> </p> <p>“If I have personal issues, they listen and assist me,” said another. “They walk me through any day-to-day challenges.”</p> <p> </p> <p>A full-time employee at Del Frisco is one who works an average of 25 hours a week — five hours fewer than the government’s definition of 30. The company provides medical benefits to full-timers 60 days after they are hired.</p> <p> </p> <p>The company fully covers the cost of medical coverage to its salaried managers. General managers and executive chefs get their families insured as well.</p> <p> </p> <p>It offers employees a 401(k) with a 50 percent match, deferred compensation with a 50 percent match, a full range of health and disability insurance, and tuition reimbursement for specialized certifications.</p> <p>Advertisement</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>Employees say they love Del Frisco’s because:</p> <p> </p> <p>“For 14 years, I have been part of something amazing. My CEO, as well as my other leaders, value opinions and truly listen to everyone in our company. I don’t know how often one can find that.”</p> <p> </p> <p>“I have met so many amazing people. It’s like a second family!”</p> <p> </p> <p>“I love working at Del Frisco’s because of the dedication, passion and commitment to excellence that our team has from the top to the bottom.”</p> <p> </p> <p><strong><a href="">View Article</a></strong></p>
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November 16th, 2014

Chicago Date Night at Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Crave Local

<p> </p> <p>Downtown Chicago Date Night at Sullivan’s Steakhouse</p> <p>NOVEMBER 16, 2014 BY BARB WEBB</p> <p> </p> <p>Sullivans Bone In RibeyeDowntown Chicago certainly has no shortage of food, festivities and entertainment but through all the noise and hulabaloo, it’s not always easy to find a laid-back suitable spot for an exceptional date night meal experience.  Sullivan’s is an oasis, offering a tranquil setting and some of the best steaks, jazz and martinis in town.</p> <p> </p> <p>Stepping inside the door of Sullivan’s Steakhouse on North Dearborn, the city dissipates as the allure of the historic building and intimate table settings settle your senses down for an evening of relaxing conversation and gourmet dining.  Top-notch service, white linens and seasonal cocktails provide immediate respite without an air of pretension.  This is simply a comfortable, charming quality experience – no glitz or dazzle needed.</p> <p> </p> <p>No need to rush here either, order up a cocktail, whiskey or glass the extensive selection of award-winning wines. If you need help navigating, an expert sommelier will guide you, suggesting pairing for appetizers, meals or simply a glass that you can savor post or pre-meal.</p> <p> </p> <p>The starter menu is a little limited, consisting mainly of various soups, greens and seafood offerings, but meat lovers will appreciate the Cheesesteak Eggrolls or Roasted Garlic Meatballs.  If seafood tempts you, you’ll find one the best Lump Crabcakes west of the Eastern coast at Sullivan’s.  There’s plenty for two to share!</p> <p> </p> <p>The obvious meal choice at Sullivan’s is any one of their signature hand-cut steaks.  If you are new to the restaurant or completely over-whelmed by the selections, the Chicago location offers “The Sure Thing Grand Prix Fixe Menu” with customer favorites and a bonus of a budget-friendly package price.</p> <p> </p> <p>If you are in the mood for something seasonal, you’ll find an excellent array of specials on the menu and if you are lucky enough to catch the Pumpkin Seed Crusted Halibut on the menu, order up!  Paired with a sweet potato puree, this dish will delight your fall taste-buds with knock-out flavors.  Other seasonal favorites worth checking out during the holidays are the Sweet Potato Casserole side, Roasted Butternut Squash Soup starter and Slow Braised Beef Short Rib.</p> <p> </p> <p>When your memorable, satisfying meal has ended, linger for awhile and enjoy the ambiance of Sullivan’s while enjoying an after-dinner drink.  If you can manage to squeak a decadent house-made dessert in, the S’mores Mousse Cake brings the outside in with a sweet finish.</p> <p> </p> <p>After dinner, if weather permits, couples will find a stroll along the nearby Chicago River a romantic end to their date night or if the night calls for it, you’ll find plenty of nearby pubs and bars to catch some late-night entertainment and nightcap.</p> <p> </p> <p>Operational hours for dinner at Sullivan’s Steakhouse and reservation information may be found at <a href=""></a></p> <p> </p> <p><strong><a href="">View Article</a></strong></p>
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June 2nd, 2014

Summer Fling Launches at Sullivan's Steakhouses

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group

<p class="MsoNormal" left;"><em><span 11.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif';">DEL FRISCO’S RESTAURANT GROUP LAUNCHES “SUMMER FLING” AT SULLIVAN’S STEAKHOUSES<br /><br /></span></em><span 150%;">(SOUTHLAKE, Texas) June 2, 2014 – Thomas Dritsas, vice president and corporate executive chef for Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, is pleased to announce that the company is tempting guests with a Summer Fling – a Six-Ounce Filet Mignon and Half Live Maine Lobster – featured through Labor Day on the “Sullivan’s Seasonals” menu at all 19 Sullivan’s Steakhouses across the country.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" 150%; text-align: left;"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal" 150%; text-align: left;"><span 150%;">“It’s time to celebrate summer at Sullivan’s Steakhouse,” said Thomas Dritsas, vice president and corporate executive chef for Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group.</span><span 150%;">   </span><span 150%;">“Our Summer Fling is one guests will always remember – and our seasonal menu is loaded with the freshest ingredients that capture the intensity of the season.”</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" 150%; text-align: left;"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal" 150%; text-align: left;"><span 150%;">The Summer Fling is the newest offering on the Sullivan’s Seasonals menu.</span><span 150%;">  </span><span 150%;">Offered for just $42 for a limited time from now until September 1, the Summer Fling is a Six-Ounce Filet Mignon broiled to perfection and paired with Half Live Maine Lobster, making Sullivan’s the perfect place to wine and dine any night of the week.</span><span 150%;">  </span><span 150%;">The other stars of the Sullivan’s Seasonals menu include the Lobster Tail Trio for just $44, featuring fresh, succulent lobster tails prepared three ways.</span><span 150%;">  </span><span 150%;">Each lobster tail is three-and-half-ounces.</span><span 150%;">  </span><span 150%;">One is simply broiled and served with lemon and butter, one is served Scampi style with rich buerre blanc and diced tomatoes and the third is fried Tempura style and drizzled with honey mustard.</span><span 150%;">  </span><span 150%;">The tantalizing threesome is served with Sullivan’s decadent Garlic Horseradish Mashed Potatoes.</span><span 150%;">  </span><span 150%;">Heirloom Tomatoes are at their best during summer, and Sullivan’s features a classic presentation with Buffalo Mozzarella, Basil Pesto and Aged Balsamic Vinegar.</span><span 150%;">  </span><span 150%;">The perfect finish to a summer dinner is Sullivan’s refreshing Key Lime Pie.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" 150%; text-align: left;"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal" 150%; text-align: left;"><strong><span 11.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif';">About Sullivan’s Steakhouse</span></strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" left;"><span 11.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif';">Sullivan’s Steakhouse, founded in 1996, is a favorite neighborhood restaurant.  Known for its hand cut steaks, Sullivan’s is equally well-known for its fresh seafood, delectable side dishes, mouth-watering desserts and award-winning wine list.  Sullivan’s is the perfect place to wine and dine any night of the week – with food, drinks, and live entertainment under one roof.  Each Sullivan’s features live music in the bar area nightly, delicious artisan cocktails, and exceptional food and wine.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" left;"><span Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Sullivan’s Steakhouse is the sister restaurant to the renowned Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House and Del Frisco’s Grille, all of which are owned by Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: DFRG) of Southlake, TX.</span><span Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">  </span><span Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">There are 19 Sullivan’s across the country, which creates a seamless dining experience for savvy travelers.</span><span Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">  </span><span Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Sullivan’s retains its Southern roots, offering true Southern hospitality at each and every location.</span><span Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">  </span><span Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Sullivan’s Steakhouse can be found online at </span><a href=""></a></p> <p class="MsoNormal" left;" align="center"><strong><span 11.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif';">Media contact:</span></strong><span 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">  Casey Shaughnessy, Glodow Nead Communications, 415-394-6500, ext. 212.</span></p>
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