BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Bowie, Maryland

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Nov. 21, 2017) announced the opening of its restaurant in Bowie, Maryland. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, November 20, 2017, on a free standing pad in front of Bowie Town Center. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert. BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions. Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are pleased to open our fifth restaurant in the state of Maryland in Bowie, an eastern suburb of Washington D.C.,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. “Our Bowie restaurant is our ninth restaurant opened this year. We are looking forward to opening our 10th new restaurant of fiscal 2017 in mid-December in Taylor, Michigan, which will be our first restaurant in that state.”

As with all of our new restaurant openings, BJ’s invited members of the Bowie community to attend a soft opening event prior to our grand opening. As our team members put the final touches on the restaurant, invited guests were treated to complimentary food and had the opportunity to make a voluntary donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a very important charity to BJ’s. Additionally, BJ’s donated the proceeds of all alcohol purchases during the soft opening event to the BJ’s Restaurants Foundation.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 196 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers. The Company’s restaurants are located in the 25 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

BJ’s Restaurants Foundation (the “Foundation”) is a registered 501(c)(3) qualified non-profit charitable organization principally dedicated to supporting charities that benefit children’s healthcare and education, with a primary focus on the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. In addition, the Foundation supports volunteer efforts of BJ’s team members across the country as they help give back to the communities in which our restaurants do business.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

Contact:
Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants to treat Members of the Armed Forces with cold brew and free meal on Veterans Day

Members of the Armed Forces are invited to enjoy a complimentary entree on Nov. 10-11, plus a handcrafted BJ’s beer or soda generously contributed by a member of the community

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Veterans Day, BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) invites all former and active duty military to stop in for a cold brew and free meal as a “thank you” for their service.

On Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11, all service members can enjoy a complimentary entree up to $12.95 by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® location nationwide.

In addition, starting on Nov. 1 and throughout the month, former and active duty military can reserve a pint of BJ’s handcrafted beer (or BJ’s handcrafted soda) as part of the restaurant’s Buy a Hero a BeerSM program. Guests over the age of 21 may contribute $6 toward a pint of beer or soda for a military hero. There are three ways to contribute: online at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com/hero, on the BJ’s mobile app, or directly on their restaurant bill.

“We look forward to welcoming our nation’s heroes into our restaurants and serving them a free meal this Veterans Day,” said Greg Trojan, President and CEO of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. “We are also proud to partner with our guests, whose generous contributions will ensure that the heroes in our communities have a cold drink waiting for them at their local BJ’s. While we can never repay these courageous men and women for their service, we can do our small part to honor their bravery and sacrifice.”

The Veterans Day complimentary meal offer is valid for dine-in guests only at all BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations and is limited to one entree per person. Buy a Hero a BeerSM contributions are not tax deductible. You must be 21 or older to contribute, reserve or redeem a promo code for a beer. Promo codes expire in 48 hours. Heroes may reserve one promo code a day and may redeem beers and sodas subject to availability.

For a complete list of BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations and additional information regarding the Veterans Day deals, visit http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

About BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 195 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers.

The Company’s restaurants are located in the 25 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Media Contact: 
Lauren Hendeles
lauren@hendelcontent.com
602-750-5934

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants celebrates its world-famous Pizookie® dessert this October

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) is making October a little sweeter by celebrating its world-famous Pizookie® dessert all month long. BJ’s is kicking off the festivities today, Oct. 2, with Free Pizookie® Day. All day long, guests will receive a free Pizookie® with a minimum $9.95 food purchase.

Often imitated, but never duplicated, BJ’s world-famous Pizookie® is a hot-out-of-the-oven cookie served in its own deep dish pan and topped with two scoops of ice cream. Each dessert is baked to order, and guests can choose from nine flavors: chocolate chunk, cookies ‘n’ cream, salted caramel, white chocolate macadamia nut, triple chocolate, monkey bread, peanut butter, peanut butter s’mores or gluten-free chocolate chip.

The brand also announced the launch of a nationwide promotion featuring $3 Pizookie® desserts through Oct. 15 with no minimum purchase required. The offer is available at all BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations.

“BJ’s is cutting the price in more than half to give everyone an opportunity to try a Pizookie® dessert,” said Greg Trojan, President and CEO of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. “It may sound bold, but we believe you haven’t lived until you’ve tried a Pizookie®. It’s life changing.”

About BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 195 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers.

The Company’s restaurants are located in the 25 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Media Contact: 
Lauren Hendeles
lauren@hendelcontent.com 
602-750-5934

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its new location in Columbia, South Carolina

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its restaurant in Columbia, South Carolina. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, September 4, 2017, on an out parcel of the Columbiana Station Shopping Center at 148 Harbison Blvd., Columbia, South Carolina 29212. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert. BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions. Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to open our new restaurant in Columbia, the capital city of South Carolina,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. “Our Columbia restaurant is our first restaurant in the state of South Carolina and our eighth restaurant opened this year. As we continue our national expansion, we look forward to opening more restaurants in South Carolina over the next several years. We expect to open our final two restaurants of fiscal 2017 later this year in Bowie, Maryland and Taylor, Michigan, which will be our first restaurant in the state of Michigan.”

As with all of our new restaurant openings, BJ’s invited members of the Columbia community to attend a soft opening event prior to our grand opening. As our team members put the final touches on the restaurant, invited guests were treated to complimentary food and had the opportunity to make a voluntary donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a very important charity to BJ’s. Additionally, BJ’s donated the proceeds of all alcohol purchases during the soft opening event to the BJ’s Restaurants Foundation.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 195 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers. The Company’s restaurants are located in the 25 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

BJ’s Restaurants Foundation (the “Foundation”) is a registered 501(c)(3) qualified non-profit charitable organization principally dedicated to supporting charities that benefit children’s healthcare and education, with a primary focus on the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. In addition, the Foundation supports volunteer efforts of BJ’s team members across the country as they help give back to the communities in which our restaurants do business.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact Greg Levin of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. at (714) 500-2400 or JCIR at (212) 835-8500 or at bjri@jcir.com.

 

SOURCE: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./ GLOBE NEWSWIRE

BJ’s Restaurants launches fully integrated online ordering platform along with alcohol delivery

BJ’s Restaurants launches fully integrated online ordering platform along with alcohol delivery

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — On the heels of announcing its new delivery partnership with DoorDash, BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) launched a fully integrated online ordering platform along with alcohol delivery.

BJ’s is one of the first national restaurant brands to offer on-demand delivery of craft beer in select California markets. The pilot alcohol delivery program allows guests over the age of 21 to add six packs of BJ’s award-winning craft beer to their order, either when ordered via the DoorDash app or when ordered from BJs directly. Five varieties of beer are available in cans and 25 varieties of wine are available by the bottle from select restaurants.

“We are excited to provide a new generation of customers, particularly millennials, with a simpler and more convenient way to order their favorite menu items,” said Greg Trojan, President and CEO of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. “Whether you’re in the mood for a loaded burger and merlot or baby back pork ribs and BJ’s Piranha® Pale Ale, you can now get a wide variety of entrees, drinks and desserts delivered directly to your home, office or hotel room.”

To make food and beverage delivery even more convenient, BJ’s has integrated DoorDash into its website and mobile app for a quick and seamless ordering experience.

“In a world where every second counts, BJ’s is proud to offer mobile and online ordering options straight from our website and app,” said Trojan. “We learned that our guests don’t want to be redirected to external websites when placing online orders. They can now stay within the BJ’s website or app and enjoy an uninterrupted experience.”

As of August 21, 98 BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations are partnered with DoorDash throughout Northern California, Southern California, Denver, Indianapolis, Washington D.C., Miami, Columbus, Seattle and select locations in Arizona, Nevada and Texas.

To get started with BJ’s delivery, visit http://www.bjsrestaurants.com or download the BJ’s app for Android or iOS.

About BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 194 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers.

The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Media Contacts:
Lauren Hendeles
602-750-5934
lauren@hendelcontent.com

SOURCE: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.

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BJ’s Restaurants teams up with DoorDash to launch on-demand delivery service

Doorstep in Minutes Now offering on-demand delivery from 61 BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations in 12 metro areas

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) announced a new partnership with DoorDash, the on-demand delivery platform operating in more than 500 cities nationwide, with lunch, dinner and late night delivery. Guests now have access to BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse’s entire menu of food and beverages that can be delivered directly to their doorsteps as late as 1 a.m. in select cities.

The initial launch of the delivery partnership will be available at 61 BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations throughout Northern California, Southern California, Las Vegas, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Denver, Indianapolis, Washington D.C., Miami, Columbus and Seattle.

“We are excited to combine BJ’s vast selection of food and beverages with the convenience and reliability of DoorDash,” said Greg Trojan, President and CEO of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. “This partnership gives us tremendous opportunity to bring our broad menu to new and existing guests, who are looking for a variety of items to meet their delivery needs.”

“We are excited to partner with BJ’s to provide families across the U.S. with simpler and more convenient ways to get their favorite pizzas, entrees and drinks,” said Tony Xu, CEO of DoorDash. “Our goal is to offer delivery from the very best restaurants in every city and our partnership with BJ’s brings us one step closer to meeting that vision.”

Guests can fully customize their orders online or with the tap of the DoorDash app. DoorDashpromises food and drink for delivery within an hour, though most orders arrive in 30 minutes or less.

To get started with BJ’s delivery, visit http://www.doordash.com/business/bj-s-restaurant-brewhouse-1304/ or download the DoorDash app for Android or iOS.

About BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 194 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers.

The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

About DoorDash:
DoorDash is a technology company that connects customers with their favorite local and national businesses in more than 500 cities across the United States and Canada. Founded in the summer of 2013, DoorDash empowers merchants to grow their businesses by offering on-demand delivery, data-driven insights, and better in-store efficiency, providing delightful experiences from door to door. By building the last mile delivery infrastructure for local cities, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time. Read more on the DoorDash blog or at http://www.doordash.com.

Media Contacts:
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
Lauren Hendeles
602-750-5934
lauren@hendelcontent.com

DoorDash
Eitan Bencuya
415-255-5521
eitan@doordash.com

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Fredericksburg, Virginia

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (June 27, 2017) announced the opening of its restaurant in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, June 26, 2017, at 1861 Carl D. Silver Parkway. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert. BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions. Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to open our seventh restaurant this year in Fredericksburg, Virginia,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. “Fredericksburg is located in the northern Virginia area and represents our sixth restaurant in the state of Virginia. Our next restaurant is scheduled to open in September and will be our first restaurant in South Carolina.”

As with all of our new restaurant openings, BJ’s invited members of the Fredericksburg community to attend a soft opening event prior to our grand opening. As our team members put the final touches on the restaurant, invited guests were treated to complimentary food and had the opportunity to make a voluntary donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a very important charity to BJ’s. Additionally, BJ’s donated the proceeds of all alcohol purchases during the soft opening event to BJ’s Restaurants Foundation.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 194 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers. The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

BJ’s Restaurants Foundation (the “Foundation”) is a registered 501(c)(3) qualified non-profit charitable organization principally dedicated to supporting charities that benefit children’s healthcare and education, with a primary focus on the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. In addition, the Foundation supports volunteer efforts of BJ’s team members across the country as they help give back to the communities in which our restaurants do business.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact:

Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its new restaurant in Bloomington, Indiana

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (June 13, 2017) announced the opening of its restaurant in Bloomington, Indiana. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, June 12, 2017, on a free standing pad on an out parcel at College Mall. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert. BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions. Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are pleased to open our sixth 2017 restaurant in Bloomington, Indiana,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. “Our Bloomington restaurant is our fifth restaurant in the state of Indiana and joins our Avon, Greenwood and our recently opened Noblesville and Fort Wayne restaurants. We remain on target to open four more restaurants this year with the next opening in Fredericksburg, Virginia at the end of this month.”

As with all of our new restaurant openings, BJ’s invited members of the Bloomington community to attend a soft opening event prior to our grand opening. As our team members put the final touches on the restaurant, invited guests were treated to complimentary food and had the opportunity to make a voluntary donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (“CFF”), a very important charity to BJ’s. Additionally, BJ’s donated the proceeds of all alcohol purchases during the soft opening event to BJ’s Restaurants Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports charities that are important to our team members around the country.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 193 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers. The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact:
Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400
JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants to release its 1Q 2017 results on Thursday, April 27, 2017

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today ( April 18, 2017) announced that it will release its first quarter 2017 results after the market closes on Thursday, April 27, 2017.  The Company will host an investor conference call at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific) that same day.  The conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet.  To listen to the conference call, please visit the “Investors” page of the Company’s website located at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com several minutes prior to the start of the call to register and download any necessary audio software.  An archive of the presentation will be available for 30 days following the call.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 191 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

Contact:
Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants opens at Glenbrook Square Mall in Fort Wayne, Indiana

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its restaurant in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, April 10, 2017, on an out parcel of the Glenbrook Square Mall at 245 West Coliseum Boulevard.  The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert. BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions.  Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are very pleased to open our fourth 2017 restaurant in Fort Wayne, Indiana,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. “Our Fort Wayne restaurant joins our Avon, Greenwood and our recently opened Noblesville restaurant in the state of Indiana.  We remain on target to open six more restaurants this year with the next opening in Youngstown, Ohio at the end of this month.”

As with all of our new restaurant openings, BJ’s invited members of the Fort Wayne community to attend a soft opening event prior to our grand opening.  As our team members put the final touches on the restaurant, invited guests were treated to complimentary food and had the opportunity to make a voluntary donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (“CFF”), a very important charity to BJ’s.  Additionally, BJ’s donated the proceeds of all alcohol purchases during the soft opening event to BJ’s Restaurants Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports charities that are important to our team members around the country.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 191 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington.  Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.  The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact Greg Levin of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. at (714) 500-2400 or JCIR at (212) 835-8500 or at bjri@jcir.com.

SOURCE: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./GLOBE NEWSWIRE

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Mobile, Alabama

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (April 04, 2017) announced the opening of its restaurant in Mobile, Alabama. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, April 3, 2017, at 3748 Airport Boulevard. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert. BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions. Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to open our second restaurant in the state of Alabama, building upon the success of our Huntsville restaurant opened in 2015,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. “We remain on target to open our fourth 2017 restaurant in Fort Wayne, Indiana later this month.”

As with all of our new restaurant openings, BJ’s invited members of the Mobile community to attend a soft opening event prior to our grand opening.  As our team members put the final touches on the restaurant, invited guests were treated to complimentary food and had the opportunity to make a voluntary donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (“CFF”), a very important charity to BJ’s.  Additionally, BJ’s donated the proceeds of all alcohol purchases during the soft opening event to BJ’s Restaurants Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports charities that are important to our team members around the country.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 190 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers. The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

Contact:

Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its new restaurant in Columbia, Maryland

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Feb. 21, 2017) announced the opening of its restaurant in Columbia, Maryland. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, February 20, 2017, in the Columbia Crossing shopping center at 6181 Columbia Crossing Circle. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert. BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions. Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to open our fourth restaurant in the state of Maryland in Columbia, a suburb southwest of Baltimore,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. “Columbia joins our other three successful Maryland restaurants located at Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, the Town Center Mall in Laurel and Town Center Regional Mall in Towson. Columbia is our second restaurant opening this year.  Our 2017 real estate pipeline is in excellent shape and we expect to open our next two restaurants in early April in Mobile, Alabama and Fort Wayne, Indiana.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 189 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers. The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact:
Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants to deliver a special “thank you” lunch to honor first responders on National Random Acts of Kindness Day

BJ’s team members nationwide are giving back to their communities by delivering meals to 188 local fire and police stations as part of their Buy A Hero A Beer℠ program

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) announced that team members from its 188 BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations nationwide will deliver a special “thank you” lunch to first responders on National Random Acts of Kindness Day this Friday.

On Feb. 17, BJ’s team members will deliver menu favorites to nearby police stations, firehouses and emergency dispatch centers. The coordinated nationwide effort represents the company’s ongoing commitment to honor first responders who serve our communities every day.

“This is the least we can do to give back to the men and women who work around the clock to keep us safe,” said Greg Trojan, President and CEO of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. “Last fall, we made a pledge to recognize the unsung heroes who may not make headlines, but who deserve a ‘thank you’ for serving our communities every day. We created the Buy a Hero a BeerSM program to allow our customers to join us in that mission.”

Friday’s Random Acts of Kindness Day deliveries are an extension of BJ’s Buy a Hero a BeerSM program. For $6, anyone over the age of 21 may contribute a pint of BJ’s craft beer (or BJ’s handcrafted soda), which can then be redeemed by a firefighter, police officer or EMT at any BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® nationwide. Since the launch of the Buy a Hero a BeerSM program on Nov. 17, more than 11,000 pints have been contributed.

“The generosity from our customers has been astounding,” Trojan added. “They are helping to make sure our heroes are recognized and rewarded, not just on National Random Acts of Kindness Day, but every day.”

Each BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® has identified a local police station, firehouse or dispatch center that will receive a lunch delivery on Friday. For more information about the food drop taking place in your community, please contact Lauren Hendeles at 602-750-5934 or lauren@hendelcontent.com.

About BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 188 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers.

The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Noblesville, Indiana

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Feb. 15, 2017) announced the opening of its restaurant in Noblesville, Indiana. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, February 13, 2017, on the southwest corner of Campus Parkway and Cabela Parkway in the new Noblesville retail corridor at 13003 Campus Parkway. The restaurant is approximately 7,500 square feet, seats approximately 230 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert. BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions. Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to open our first restaurant of the year in Noblesville, Indiana,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. “Noblesville is our 3rd restaurant in the state of Indiana and joins our existing successful restaurants in Avon and Greenwood. In addition to our Noblesville restaurant, we anticipate opening two more restaurants in Indiana later this year in Fort Wayne and Bloomington. Our 2017 new restaurant pipeline is in excellent shape as we currently have five restaurants under construction.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 188 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers. The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact:

Greg Levin of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source:  BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants includes more nutrient-rich superfoods, vegetarian and gluten-free options to its EnLIGHTened menu

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI), a first-mover with its EnLIGHTened Entrees®, is now redefining the category to include more nutrient-rich superfoods, vegetarian and gluten-free options. The mission: to ensure the EnLIGHTened menu offers something for everyone.

“There’s been a movement of people wanting to understand what they eat and how it makes them feel. As a result, ‘healthy’ has taken on new meaning,” said Scott Rodriguez, Vice President of Culinary and Kitchen Innovation at BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. “Whether it’s going meatless, avoiding gluten or keeping an eye on calories, we’ve curated menu items to help make those better-for-you choices a little bit easier.”

To test the EnLIGHTened mission, BJ’s turned to Generation Z and selected a group of ruthlessly honest kids to serve as its tasting panel. The diminutive diners were invited to try five BJ’s EnLIGHTened Entrees® and give their feedback on camera.

BJ’s worked with DDB San Francisco to turn the kids’ critiques into an exceptionally cute video series in which the kids try to guess what they are eating. One boy thinks the Peruvian quinoa in the Roasted Chicken and Spinach Quinoa Bowl is “dirt balls” while another makes a strong case that the Cherry Chipotle Glazed Salmon is actually “Megalodon.”

“Their facial expressions, empty plates and candid remarks tell you everything you need to know about our BJ’s EnLIGHTened Entrees®,” added Kevin Mayer, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. “There really is something for everyone.”

As written in the menu, the EnLIGHTened movement goes beyond cutting calories. “It’s not about taking things out; it’s about putting the right things in,” said Greg Trojan, President and CEO of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. “We’re committed to transparency that empowers the allergy-conscious, the calorie-conscious, the health-conscious and everyone in between.”

The EnLIGHTened menu includes whole foods and superfoods that are dense in nutrients and loaded with vegetables and grains. Initially introduced in May 2011, the EnLIGHTened menu continues to grow in breadth and popularity. BJ’s offers nearly 20 EnLIGHTened Entrees® along with EnLIGHTened Cocktails® that have fewer than 140 calories. The proprietary BJ’s LightSwitch® Lager—a gold medalist at the highly renowned Great American Beer Festival—is just 100 calories per 12-ounce serving.

With these healthy offerings and more flavorful choices, guests can keep their New Year’s Resolutions while enjoying the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® signature quality.

About BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 187 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers.

The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Media Contact:
Lauren Hendeles
lauren@hendelcontent.com
602-750-5934

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BJ’s Restaurants includes more nutrient-rich superfoods, vegetarian and gluten-free options to its EnLIGHTened menu

 

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants launches new program that enables guests to honor the heroes among us

Nationwide program enables guests to pay tribute to first responders and other heroes in our communities

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Nov. 17, 2016 ) announced the launch of Buy a Hero a BeerSM, a program for our guests to honor the heroes among us, including first responders.

“This new program is designed to engage the entire nation in recognizing the heroes in our country, in our communities, and in our personal lives,” said Greg Trojan, President and CEO of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. “At a time when too many stories are focused on the negative, we want to spread positivity by allowing our guests to buy a beer for everyday heroes. These are the noble men and women who may not make headlines but who deserve a toast for their courage and kindness.”

Starting on November 17, guests over the age of 21 may contribute $6 toward a pint of BJ’s craft beer (or BJ’s handcrafted soda) for a hero at a BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® nationwide. There are three ways to contribute: online at bjsrestaurants.com/hero, on the BJ’s mobile app, or directly on their restaurant bill.

The program will initially focus on first responders: the firefighters, police officers and EMTs who risk themselves for the sake of others, both in our communities and across the country. (Watch how the local community in Cypress Creek, Texas thanks a volunteer firefighter in this video.)

Individuals who fall within the program’s current hero designation can sign up online to reserve a beer. They will then receive a promo code to redeem their BJ’s craft beer or handcrafted soda, which must be claimed within 48 hours.

“The Buy a Hero a Beer initiative aims to raise awareness and, most importantly, enable our guests to thank our community heroes for the difficult job they do every day,” said Kevin Mayer, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. “Your contribution will make sure that a hero in your community has a cold beer waiting for them at their local BJ’s. It’s a small, but powerful, gesture that shows how much the everyday heroes in our communities are needed and appreciated.”

BJ’s also makes it possible for guests to honor personal heroes by sending them a BJ’s eGift card by visiting bjsrestaurants.com/hero. Whether it’s a friend who helped you move in the rain or the crossing guard who keeps your kids safe, BJ’s recognizes that heroes don’t always wear uniforms.

Visitors of bjsrestaurants.com/hero are also invited to take a pledge to honor the heroic people in our communities who may not get all of the recognition they deserve—those who give their time to help others in big ways and small.

“I’m confident that we can create a culture of gratitude and generosity with something as simple as a cold beer,” said Trojan. “The stories of everyday heroes inspire me to make every moment count, and I hope they will inspire our guests as well. This is a personal priority not just as the President and CEO of BJ’s, not just as a husband and a father, but as an American who believes that our country’s greatness depends on how we honor each other.”

BJ’s is asking all of its guests and other friends to join in this initiative. Help make sure our heroes are recognized and rewarded. Buy a hero a beer and pledge to be part of the movement at bjsrestaurants.com/hero. Don’t forget to share your experience using #BuyAHeroABeer.

You must be 21 or older to contribute, or to reserve or redeem a promo code for a beer. Contributions are not tax deductible. Promo codes expire in 48 hours.  Heroes may reserve one promo code a day and may redeem beers and sodas subject to availability. For the current “Hero” designation and other terms and conditions, visit bjsrestaurants.com/hero.

About BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 186 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers.

The Company’s restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Media Contact:

Lauren Hendeles
lauren@hendelcontent.com
602-750-5934

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants to release its 3Q2016 results on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Oct. 11, 2016) announced that it will release its third quarter 2016 results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 19, 2016.  The Company will host an investor conference call at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific) that same day.  The conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet.  To listen to the conference call, please visit the “Investors” page of the Company’s website located at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com several minutes prior to the start of the call to register and download any necessary audio software.  An archive of the presentation will be available for 30 days following the call.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 183 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina,Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

For further information, please contact:
Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in La Jolla, California

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Oct. 04, 2016) announced the opening of its restaurant in La Jolla, California.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, October 3, 2016, on Villa La Jolla Drive at the Shops of La Jolla.  The restaurant is approximately 5,500 square feet with a 1,000 square feet patio, seats approximately 200 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert.  BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions.  Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to bring the most current evolution of the BJ’s concept to our many loyal La Jollafans with the opening of our new, full size BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO.  “Our La Jolla restaurant is our 63rd restaurant in California, where we enjoy some of our strongest sales volumes.  To date, we have opened 13 restaurants this year and we are looking forward to our next two restaurant openings in October in Teterboro, New Jersey and Charlottesville, Virginia.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 183 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona,Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada,New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas,Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.  The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact:

Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Valley Stream, New York

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Sept. 27, 2016) announced the opening of its restaurant in Valley Stream, New York.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, September 26, 2016, on a free standing pad at the Green Acres Mall.  The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert.  BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions.  Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to open our second restaurant in the state of New York,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO.  “Valley Stream is our 12th opening this year and joins our other successful restaurant in Nanuet, New York at The Shops at Nanuet.  We are looking forward to our next three restaurant openings in October in La Jolla, California, Teterboro, New Jersey and Charlottesville, Virginia.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 182 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona,Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada,New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas,Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.  The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact:
Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500 or
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Cary, North Carolina

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Sept. 21, 2016) announced the opening of its restaurant in Cary, North Carolina.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, September 19, 2016, on Dillard Drive at the Centrum at Crossroads shopping center.  The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert.  BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions.  Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to open our restaurant in Cary, North Carolina, a suburb just west of Raleigh,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO.  “Our Cary restaurant joins our other successful North Carolina restaurant in Winston-Salem at Hanes Mall.  To date, we have opened 11 new restaurants and we are looking forward to our next restaurant opening in Valley Stream, New York later this month.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 181 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina,Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.  The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact:
Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Allentown, Pennsylvania

HUNTINGTON BEACH, 2016-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Aug. 30, 2016)  announced the opening of its restaurant in Allentown, Pennsylvania.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, August 15, 2016, off Route 222 and Krocks Road at Hamilton Crossings.  The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert.  BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions.  Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Allentown marks our second restaurant opening this month in Pennsylvania,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO.  “The new restaurant joins our three existing Pennsylvania restaurants in South Hills, which opened last week in the Pittsburgh area, McCandless, which is also in the Pittsburgh area, and Lancaster, which opened this past June.  Allentown is our ninth restaurant opened this year.  We are looking forward to the opening of our next restaurant later this month in Mentor, Ohio, a suburb of the Cleveland market.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 179 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina,Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.  The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact:
Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./Globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Mentor, Ohio

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Aug. 30, 2016) announced the opening of its restaurant in Mentor, Ohio, a suburb of the Cleveland market.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, August 29, 2016, on Mentor Avenue at Great Lakes Mall.  The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert.  BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions.  Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to open our ninth restaurant in the state of Ohio,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO.  “The Mentor BJ’s is our third restaurant in northeast Ohio and joins our existing Canton and Akron restaurants.  To date, we have opened ten restaurants and are looking forward to our next two openings in the month of September in Cary, North Carolina and Valley Stream, New York.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 180 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers. The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina,Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.  The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact:
Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc./Globenewswire

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today (Aug. 10, 2016) announced the opening of its restaurant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, August 8, 2016, on Route 19 at South Hills Village.  The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert.  BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions.  Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to open our third restaurant in the state of Pennsylvania,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO.  “This restaurant is located in the southern suburb of Pittsburgh and joins our two successful Pennsylvania restaurants located in McCandless, a northern suburb of Pittsburgh, and our recent opening in Lancaster.  This is our eighth restaurant opened this year and we remain on track to open a total of 18 to 19 new locations by the end of the year.  We are looking forward to our next two restaurant openings later this month in Allentown, Pennsylvania and Cleveland, Ohio.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 178 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona,Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada,New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas,Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.  The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact:

Greg Levin
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source:  BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. to release its second quarter 2016 results on Tuesday, July 26, 2016

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced that it will release its second quarter 2016 results after the market closes on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.  The Company will host an investor conference call at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific) that same day.  The conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet.  To listen to the conference call, please visit the “Investors” page of the Company’s website located at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com several minutes prior to the start of the call to register and download any necessary audio software.  An archive of the presentation will be available for 30 days following the call.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 177 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina,Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

For further information, please contact:

Greg Levin of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400

JCIR
(212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ Restaurants,Inc.

 

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Jul-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, June 27, 2016, on Nicholasville Road and West Reynolds Roadat the Fayette Mall.  The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert.  BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions.  Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to open our third restaurant in the state of Kentucky,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO.  “The new Lexington restaurant joins our two other successful Kentucky restaurants in Louisville at the Oxmoor Center and in Florence at the Florence Mall.  With seven restaurants opened year to date, we continue to remain on track to open a total of 18 to 19 new locations this year.  We look forward to opening our next four restaurants in the month of August in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Allentown, Pennsylvania; Teterboro, New Jersey and Cleveland, Ohio.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 177 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona,Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada,New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas,Virginia and Washington.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.  The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact:
Greg Levin of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
(714) 500-2400
JCIR at (212) 835-8500
bjri@jcir.com.

Source: BJ’s

BJ’s Restaurants annual shareholders meeting results

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Jun-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(Nasdaq:BJRI) held its Annual Meeting of shareholders on June 7, 2016.  At the meeting, shareholders elected Gregory A. Trojan, Gerald W. Deitchle, Peter A. Bassi, Larry D. Bouts, James A. Dal Pozzo, Noah A. Elbogen, Wesley A. Nichols, Lea Anne S. Ottinger and Patrick D. Walsh to the Board of Directors to serve for one-year terms until the next Annual Meeting.  The Board of Directors has reappointed Mr. Deitchle as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Company.

Shareholders also approved: the Performance Incentive Plan (“the Plan”); the non-binding advisory resolution on executive compensation; and, the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2016.

“We continue to make strides towards the goal of being the best casual dining concept ever,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO.  “Our sales and operating initiatives combined with our national restaurant expansion plan continue to drive our earnings momentum.  Going forward, we will leverage our broad menu and remain focused on driving sales by executing great, unique food at an extraordinary value, while strengthening our productivity and efficiency.  We will also continue to balance quality growth and build long-term shareholder value, while investing in those who take care of our guests each and every day, our people.  With only 176 restaurants open in 23 states, the majority of our growth remains ahead of us and we look forward to this exciting platform for growth.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 176 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, its two brewpubs in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas,California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas,Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com for locations and additional information.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.  Such statements include, but are not limited to, those regarding expected comparable restaurant sales and margin growth in future periods, total potential domestic capacity, the success of various sales-building and productivity initiatives, future guest traffic trends, construction cost savings initiatives and the number and timing of new restaurants expected to be opened in future periods.  These “forward-looking” statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results to be materially different from those projected or anticipated.  Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to: (i) our ability to manage an increasing number of new restaurant openings, (ii) construction delays, (iii) labor shortages, (iv) increases in minimum wage and other employment related costs, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, (v) the effect of credit and equity market disruptions on our ability to finance our continued expansion on acceptable terms, (vi) food quality and health concerns and the effect of negative publicity about us, our restaurants, other restaurants, or others across the food supply chain, due to food borne illness or other reasons, whether or not accurate, (vii) factors that impact California, where 62 of our current 176 restaurants are located, (viii) restaurant and brewery industry competition, (ix) impact of certain brewing business considerations, including without limitation, dependence upon suppliers, third party contractors and related hazards, (x) consumer spending trends in general for casual dining occasions, (xi) potential uninsured losses and liabilities due to limitations on insurance coverage, (xii) fluctuating commodity costs and availability of food in general and certain raw materials related to the brewing of our craft beers and energy, (xiii) trademark and service-mark risks, (xiv) government regulations and licensing costs, (xv) beer and liquor regulations, (xvi) loss of key personnel, (xvii) inability to secure acceptable sites, (xviii) legal proceedings, (xix) other general economic and regulatory conditions and requirements, (xx) the success of our key sales-building and related operational initiatives, and (xxi) numerous other matters discussed in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.  The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations, and BJ’sRestaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

For further information, please contact Greg Levin of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. at (714) 500-2400 or JCIR at (212) 835-8500 or at bjri@jcir.com.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.

BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its restaurant in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Jun-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its restaurant in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on Monday, June 6, 2016 on U.S. Route 30 and Harrisburg Pike Roadat Park City Mall.  The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert.  BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions.  Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are very pleased to open our second restaurant in the state of Pennsylvania,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO.  “The new Lancaster restaurant joins our other very successfulPennsylvania restaurant in McCandless, a northern suburb of Pittsburgh, which we opened in June 2015.  We have opened six restaurants year to date and we remain on track to open a total of 18 to 19 new locations this year.  Our next restaurant opening is planned for the end of June in Lexington, Kentucky at Fayette Mall.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 176 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona,Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada,New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas,Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.  The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact Greg Levin of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. at (714) 500-2400 or JCIR at (212) 835-8500 or at bjri@jcir.com.

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BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. to release its first quarter 2016 results on Thursday, April 21, 2016

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Apr-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced that it will release its first quarter 2016 results after the market closes on Thursday, April 21, 2016.  The Company will host an investor conference call at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific) that same day.  The conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet.  To listen to the conference call, please visit the “Investors” page of the Company’s website located at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com several minutes prior to the start of the call to register and download any necessary audio software.  An archive of the presentation will be available for 30 days following the call.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 174 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant and Brewery locations, its two brewpub in Texas and by independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states ofAlabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana,Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

For further information, please contact Greg Levin of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. at (714) 500-2400 or JCIR at (212) 835-8500 or at bjri@jcir.com.

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BJ’s Restaurants announces the opening of its second restaurant in 2016 at Victorville, California

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2016-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its second restaurant of 2016 in Victorville, California. The new BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, which opened on Monday, February 15th, is located at Dunia Plaza off the 15 Freeway and Bear Valley Road. The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert. BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions. Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

“We are excited to open our newest restaurant in our home state of California,” commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. “The new Victorville BJ’s is our 62nd restaurant in California where we have some of our strongest sales volumes. To date we have opened two restaurants and remain on track to open 18 to 19 new restaurants this year. Our next restaurant is scheduled to open in mid-March and will be our first restaurant in North Carolina at the Hanes Mall in Winston Salem.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 172 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s restaurant and brewery locations and independent third party craft brewers. The Company’s restaurants are located in the 22 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California,Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, NewYork, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute “forward-looking” statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. The “forward-looking” statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its “forward-looking” statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

For further information, please contact Greg Levin of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. at (714) 500-2400 or JCIR at (212) 835-8500 or at bjri@jcir.com.

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BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. to present at the 18th Annual ICR Conference at the Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida on January 13, 2016

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.(Nasdaq:BJRI) will be presenting at the 18th Annual ICR Conference at the Grande Lakes Resort inOrlando, Florida. The Company’s presentation is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:30 a.m. ET on January 13, 2016 and will be broadcast live over the Internet.   Interested parties may listen to the presentation at the Company’s website located at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com. The presentation can be accessed by clicking on the “Investors” link from the Company’s home page followed by the “Presentation” link. An archive of the webcast will be available following the live presentation.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 171 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ’s Pizza & Grill® and BJ’s Grill® brand names.  BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert.  Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience.  All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s restaurant and brewery locations and independent third party craft brewers.  The Company’s restaurants are located in the 22 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas,California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia andWashington. Visit BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

For further information, please contact Greg Levin of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. at (714) 500-2400 or JCIR at (212) 835-8500 or at bjri@jcir.com.

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