METAIRIE, Louis., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruth's Chris Steak House, today
was named "The Best Restaurant in the United States" by the world's leading
authority on luxury lifestyles, Robb Report. The selection, as voted on by
the magazine's readers, recognizes Ruth's Chris Steak Houses' commitment to
quality in fine dining.
"Ever since I opened the first Ruth's Chris, I have strived to offer the
finest dining experience anywhere," stated Ruth Fertel, Founder and
Chairperson of Ruth's Chris Steak House. "However, to be recognized as 'The
Best' by our guests and Robb Report readers is truly an honor."
The just unveiled Ninth Annual Best of the Best issue features 43
categories reflecting the interests of the Robb Report subscribers. Some of
the other products considered to be superlative in each respective category
-- Champagne -- Cuvee Dom Perignon
-- Cigar -- Cohiba
-- Wristwatch -- Rolex
-- Luxury Car -- Mercedes-Benz S600
-- Golf Resort -- Pebble Beach, Calif.
-- Hotel -- The Plaza, New York City
-- Men's Suit -- Armani
"This issue is of significant importance to both our readers and the
category winners," said Daniel J. Phillips, Vice President and Associate
Publisher for Robb Report. "To be chosen as 'The Best' is a tribute to the
quality of each product."
The "Best of the Best" will appear in the June 1997 issue of Robb Report,
available at newsstands May 22.
According to subscriber surveys, Robb Report reader income demographics
rank as the highest among any consumer magazine in the country. The average
income of readers is $755,000 with an average net worth of $3.7 million. A
total of 78 percent of the country's billionaires are avid readers of Robb
Report, as are 63 percent of billionaires worldwide.
Established in 1965, Ruth's Chris Steak House is the nation's largest
upscale, fine dining restaurant. Featuring U.S. Prime beef, hand-cut to order
and served sizzling in butter, Ruth's Chris has established a reputation for
excellent food served in an intimate, yet inviting atmosphere. The Company
currently operates 59 restaurants in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto
Rico and Taiwan.
SOURCE Ruth's Chris Steak House