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Texas Roadhouse CFO, Price Cooper, Resigns

Jan 12, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)— Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (NasdaqGS: TXRH) announced that Price Cooper, Chief Financial Officer, has resigned to take on an expanded Chief Financial Officer position for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE:KKD).

Cooper joined Texas Roadhouse in 2006 and was promoted to CFO in August of 2011.

“We have been blessed to have Price as part of our team for the past eight years. We are sad to lose him and we wish Price and his family the best of luck,” said Scott Colosi, President of Texas Roadhouse. 

Texas Roadhouse also announced that in addition to his role as president, Colosi will also serve as CFO in the interim. Colosi served as CFO of Texas Roadhouse from 2002 until his promotion to president in 2011.

According to CEO and Chairman of the Board, Kent Taylor, “Given Scott’s longtime role as CFO and our great finance team, we are confident that the transition will be as smooth as the butter melting on our rolls.”

About Texas Roadhouse

Based in Louisville, Kentucky, with more than 450 locations in 49 states and four foreign countries, Texas Roadhouse opened its doors in 1993. The Louisville, KY based company is famous for hand-cut steaks, made-from-scratch sides, fresh-baked bread, and its lively atmosphere. In 2014 Texas Roadhouse was named one of Employee's Choice Best Places to work by Glassdoor, and Forbes named Texas Roadhouse one of the Most Trustworthy Companies.  In 2012 Texas Roadhouse was named Top Steakhouse in the Nation's Restaurant News' Consumer Picks survey, in 2007 and 2008 Forbes magazine ranked the company as one of the 200 Best Small Companies and in 2009 the company was ranked "Best Value" by readers of Consumer Reports magazine. For more information, visit www.texasroadhouse.com.

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