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BRAVO Cucina Italiana Celebrates 25 Years! Locations Nationwide Thank Guests with Special Menu Features, Offers & Events, Aug. 8–Sept. 5


COLUMBUS, OHIO (August 8, 2017) It’s been 25 years of fresh, high-quality Italian food and delicious drinks; a lively Italian-style atmosphere, and good times at BRAVO Cucina Italiana! In celebration of this incredible milestone, BRAVO locations across the nation are offering special menu features, events, a social media contest and more, from Aug. 8–Sept. 5, 2017. BRAVO is owned by BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group, Inc. (BBRG).

“It’s an honor for us to reach our 25th year serving our loyal guests,” said Brian T. O’Malley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. “We are proud to offer an exciting line-up of great new additions to our menu, as well as great incentives for guests to celebrate with us at one of our 49 restaurants across the country.”

SPECIAL DISHES

Appetizer: Grilled Portobello Mushroom: A true BRAVO original! Herb marinated with garlic, spinach, diced tomatoes, and creamy horseradish ($9.99).

Entrées:

  • Pasta Sampler Trio: Enjoy three of BRAVO Founding Chef Phil Yandolino’s favorites: Mama’s Lasagna Bolognese, Cheese Ravioli Al Forno, and a choice of Chicken or Shrimp Diavolo, ($16.99).
  • BRAVO’s Mixed Grille: The best of both worlds, two 2 oz. beef medallions over a Romano crusted tomato with house-made hollandaise, and BRAVO’s herb marinated chicken breast with lemon caper butter, mashed potatoes and haricot vert ($23.99).

Dessert: Cookies & Cream Confetti Cake: No celebration is complete without cake! Vanilla confetti cake layered with a chocolate cookie cream, vanilla bean gelato, and chocolate drizzle ($3.99).

$49 FAMILY BUNDLES
Available SundaysThursdays for dine-in, the Family Bundles serve four to five people. All bundles include a choice of BRAVO Chopped Salad or Caesar Classica Salad, plus focaccia bread and dipping oil. Guests can choose from the following: Pasta BRAVO, Pasta Woozie, Spaghettini + Meatballs, Chicken Fra Diavolo, Eggplant Parmesan, Chicken Parmesan, Mama’s Lasagna Bolognese, Shrimp Fra Diavolo, Sausage Tortelloni, Grilled Chicken Marsala.

myBRAVO REWARDS PROGRAM LOYALTY OFFERS (Participants must be members of the myBRAVO Rewards Program to participate. To take advantage of the following offers, guests must sign up at www.mybravoreward.com by Aug. 7.)

  • Aug. 8:  25 percent off food purchase (dine-in or carryout)
  • Aug. 14:  25-cent kid’s meal with adult entrée purchase
  • Aug. 21: 25-cent side salad with adult entrée purchase

EVENTS & OFFERS FOR ALL GUESTS

  • Aug. 21Sept. 5: In-restaurant scratch-off sweepstakes: Prizes include $10 off two entrées, 25 percent off food purchase of $35 or more, $25 gift cards, a free appetizer or dessert, or BRAVO for a year — a $1200 value! Guests can come back to any BRAVO and redeem their awards Sept. 6–Oct. 5 (dine-in or carryout).
  • Aug. 28Sept. 1: $2.50 Bar Bites during Happy Hour (dine-in only)
  • Aug. 28Sept. 1: 25 percent off bottled wine priced $75 or less (dine-in only)
  • Aug. 8Sept. 5: Guests can round up their check to donate to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign, which works to end childhood hunger. BRAVO’s goal is to raise enough funds to provide 250,000 meals for hungry children (dine-in only).

FACEBOOK CONTEST: From Aug. 8–Sept. 3, guests can sign up with their email address on BRAVO’s Facebook page for a chance to win one of the following prizes: $10 off two entrées, 25 percent off a food purchase of $35 or more, a 25-cent appetizer, free dessert with entrée purchase, or BRAVO for a year — a $1200 value! Everyone is a winner!

Reservations at BRAVO can be made online by visiting www.BravoItalian.com. For a list of locations, please visit www.BravoItalian.com.

 About BRAVO Cucina Italiana
BRAVO Cucina Italiana is a “polished casual” restaurant offering classic Italian food amongst the shadows of Roman ruins. The subtitle “Cucina Italiana” means Italian kitchen, in which all cooking is done in full view of the guest, creating the energy of a live theater. BRAVO’s popular entrees include grilled steaks, chops, and fresh seafood, as well as flatbreads, pizzas and salads, similar to what one would find in an authentic “ristorante” in Italy. BRAVO is part of Columbus-based BRAVO I BRIO Restaurant Group. Founded in 1992, BRAVO I BRIO Restaurant Group currently operates more than 100 restaurants in 33 states including BRAVO Cucina Italiana, BRIO Tuscan Grille, BRIO Coastal Bar & Kitchen, BRAVO Coastal Bar & Kitchen, and Bar Del Mar. Please visit BravoItalian.com for a list of locations, and to follow the restaurant on Twitter (@bravo_italian) and Facebook (facebook.com/bravoitalian).

Celebrate #NationalPastaMonth with BRAVO! Cucina Italiana and BRIO Tuscan Grille


Holy ravioli, October is #NationalPastaMonth! There really isn’t anything the D&Co Dynamos at Fort Lauderdale public relations firm Durée & Company love more than pasta. To make this month even more special, two of our favorite Italian restaurants, BRAVO! Cucina Italiana and BRIO Tuscan Grille, will be celebrating with special promotions through October 29.

BRAVO! is saying “cheers” to this delicious month by offering two-course pasta combos for lunch and dinner with a choice of soup or salad. Guests can enjoy Pasta Woozie, Chianti Braised Beef Ravioli, Campanelle Mediterranean or Baked Rigatoni Bolognese. BRIO will be offering specials including Lobster and Shrimp Ravioli, Pasta Fra Diavolo and Pasta Pesto with Chicken.

In honor of #NationalPastaMonth, the D&Co Dynamos shared their favorite pasta dishes:

Durée – Penne Alla Vodka, or for a newer low-carb twist I like Zucchini Noodles with Pesto and Goat Cheese

Shannon – Penne Alla Vodka

Sue – Lobster Ravioli

Chrissy – Risotto with Mushrooms and Butternut Squash

Nicole – Tortellini Bolognese

Caroline – Macaroni and Cheese

 Sam – Cheese Ravioli with Marinara Sauce

Jackie – Mushroom Ravioli 

Patty – Cheese Ravioli with Pesto

Alisha – Eggplant Parmesan with Spaghetti

 Gaby – Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti

We love any excuse to yield to our carb cravings and will be taking full advantage of #NationalPastaMonth. Visit your local BRAVO! or BRIO this month to celebrate pasta all month long!

About Durée & Company

Durée & Company, Inc. is an award-winning full-service public relations, marketing and special events firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Aspen, Colorado. The firm serves the corporate, agency and non-profit arenas for local, national and international clients focusing on public relations for real estate, public relations for restaurantspublic relations for law firmspublic relations for charitiespublic relations for healthcare, and many more. Durée & Company services include Public Relations, Social Media, Marketing, Advertising, Special Events, and Radio Promotions and Outreach.

Why Not Celebrate Every Day? Take Advantage of Hashtag Holidays.


national lasagna dayTime to brush up on your Italian! National Lasagna Day ­is coming up on July 29. This is the perfect opportunity to celebrate your Italian heritage, indulge in carbs or just treat yourself to a night out at one of you favorite Italian restaurants. Two of our favorites, BRAVO! Cucina Italiana and BRIO Tuscan Grille, will be celebrating early with specials July 26 and 27, respectively. At both restaurants, guests can indulge in a half-price entrée of Mama’s Lasagna Bolognese!

#NationalLasagnaDay is what we call a hashtag holiday. These days are celebrated on social media and have a variety of purposes, from spreading awareness and promoting causes to celebrating quirks and just having fun. Hashtag holidays often become a trending topic on social media outlets and quickly gain momentum.

In honor of #NationalLasagnaDay, and all other hashtag holidays, the D&Co Dynamos at Fort Lauderdale public relations firm Durée & Company would like to share our best tips and tricks to make the most of these public relations opportunities.

  • Plan Ahead – Don’t jump on the bandwagon last minute once a hashtag holiday gains popularity. In order to make the most out of it, you should start promoting and teasing to the holiday a couple weeks in advance at least, both on social media and other avenues.
  • Don’t Overdo It – Pick and choose your hashtag holidays carefully. Stick to days that are fun, relevant to your client or business and will appeal to the customers in your area. If every day is a holiday, the novelty will be lost.
  • Branch Out – Use hashtag holidays as a reason to reach out to new clients or form mutually-beneficial relationships between businesses. Hashtag holiday events and specials are a great way to extend your reach into other markets.

This is one of the many ways social media works its way into public relations. Hashtag holidays are a new and fun way to get the word out about your event or business. Take advantage of every opportunity, and happy #holidays!

About Durée & Company

Durée & Company, Inc. is an award-winning full-service public relations, marketing and special events firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Aspen, Colorado. The firm serves the corporate, agency and non-profit arenas for local, national and international clients focusing on public relations for real estate, public relations for restaurantspublic relations for law firmspublic relations for charitiespublic relations for healthcare, and many more. Durée & Company services include Public Relations, Social Media, Marketing, Advertising, Special Events, and Radio Promotions and Outreach.