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NEW UNO CHICAGO GRILL OPENS IN TILTON

New Uno to Feature Curbside Delivery, Low-Carbohydrate Options
and School Partners Program

Boston (April 16, 2004) – Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp., announces the opening of its seventh Uno Chicago Grill restaurant in New Hampshire. The new Uno Chicago Grill is located at 122 Laconia Road and convenient to the Lake Region Factory Store Outlets. The store will officially open for business on Monday, April 19, 2004. The hours of operation are Sunday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

"We are looking forward to being a part of the Tilton community and are excited to open another Uno Chicago Grill in New Hampshire," said Uno President and Chief Operating Officer Paul MacPhail. "We continue to add innovative, high-quality items to our grill menu, and our Tilton customers will soon know and love our famous Chicago-style deep dish pizza."

The newly built Uno Chicago Grill is 5,700 square feet, seats 182 guests and will open with 120 employees. The restaurant will look and feel like an old Chicago warehouse, with Windy City memorabilia decorating the walls and mahogany trim throughout the bar. In addition to serving a full menu including new low-carbohydrate options, curbside delivery service will be available.

To further their involvement and commitment to the Tilton community, the new restaurant will offer Uno’s School Partner Program. The program includes several educational events, like free Pizza Maker Parties and fundraising opportunities for local schools and community organizations.

The new Uno will be run by General Manager Scott England. With 18 years of restaurant experience, Scott is a veteran to the industry and has been with Uno Chicago Grill for one and a half years. "Uno Chicago Grill provides a high quality casual dining experience and offers the best food around," said Scott England. "In addition, we believe that the convenience of curbside delivery will be big hit with Tilton-area guests."

In 2003, the restaurant known for its Chicago Original Deep Dish Pizza™ evolved its name from Pizzeria Uno to Uno Chicago Grill to reflect the variety of its menu. Today, Uno Chicago Grill has the same great pizza, but also offers a complete casual dining menu, including ribs, seafood, juicy burgers and steaks, innovative pasta dishes, scrumptious appetizers, low-carbohydrate alternatives and desserts.

The company continues to earn accolades from industry and business publications. In 2003, Uno Chicago Grill was named by Entrepreneur Magazine as the #1 franchise opportunity in their category. The company also was selected by Franchise Times as one of the top 20 companies to watch in 2003.

Based in Boston, Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp. currently has a system of almost 200 company-owned and franchise full service units. Uno Chicago Grill restaurants are located in 34 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates. The company also operates a consumer foods division, which supplies airlines, movie theaters, hotel restaurants and supermarkets with both frozen and refrigerated private label foods and branded Uno products. For more information, visit www.unos.com.

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