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 included: -- 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. Photography available.
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