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Feb 19, 2015, 10:15 ET

Ryan's®, Hometown® Buffet and Old Country Buffet® Serve Up Their Greatest Catches With Seafood Fridays, Starting February 20

 Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® are honoring Lent by offering their best catches of the season with a...

Feb 05, 2015, 13:30 ET

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet And Old Country Buffet® Invite Fans To Share The Love On Valentine's Day

 Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® are celebrating the day of love with a special treat for all guests who...

Jan 13, 2015, 11:00 ET

Ryan's®, Hometown® Buffet And Old Country Buffet® Offer Fresh Servings Of VeggieTales For Family Night

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® will be serving up VeggieTales in the New Year, as the family casual restaurants...

Jan 12, 2015, 16:30 ET

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet And Old Country Buffet® Host National Benefit Night For Armed Services YMCA® Today, January 12

 Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® are joining forces to help military families with a system-wide fundraiser...

Jan 06, 2015, 14:00 ET

Ryan's®, Hometown® Buffet And Old Country Buffet® Start The New Year With A Season Of Winning; Everyone Wins With The 'Winter Warmers' Scratch & Win Game

 Start the New Year a winner with Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, Old Country Buffet® as they introduce the new Winter Warmers -...

Dec 23, 2014, 15:00 ET

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet And Old Country Buffet® Make The Holiday Brighter For Soldiers Serving On Christmas Day

 Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® are providing a home away from home for soldiers across the country this...

Dec 11, 2014, 16:30 ET

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet And Old Country Buffet® Offer 'Big Book Of Savings' To Benefit Armed Services YMCA®

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, Old Country Buffet® are celebrating the season of giving and savings! All 320 family casual restaurants...

Nov 20, 2014, 10:15 ET

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet And Old Country Buffet® Prove They Are A Cut Above The Rest With Signature Steak Selections, Available November 20

The Ovations Brands® portfolio of restaurants- Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, Old Country Buffet®, Country Buffet®, and Fire...

Nov 10, 2014, 15:00 ET

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, And Old Country Buffet® Salute Military And Their Families With New Discount Program, November 10

 Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, Old Country Buffet® are launching a new military discount program that benefits active and retired...

Oct 30, 2014, 15:54 ET
Lindsey Stirling stars in "Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling" on Ovation, December 9 at 10 pm ET. Photo credit: Courtesy of Ovation.

Ovation's Hit Original Series Song by Song Continues Tuesday, December 9 With The Premiere Of Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling

 Ovation, America's only arts network, concludes its new season of the hit original series Song by Song with the premiere of Song by Song:...

Sep 30, 2014, 15:30 ET
Ryan's, HomeTown Buffet, and Old Country Buffet are adding some spooky fun to Family Night by partnering with Ghostbusters. All 324 restaurants will feature Ghostbusters-themed activities every Thursday night in October.  The restaurants are also celebrating the 30th anniversary of the cult film classics, Ghostbusters I and II, which were released on Blu-ray as special anniversary editions and feature a $3-off dinner coupon good at any of the family-style restaurants. (PRNewsFoto/Ovation Brands)

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet And Old Country Buffet® Show They Aren't Afraid Of Any Ghosts With October Family Night

 Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® are celebrating two big anniversaries in October with the second anniversary...

Sep 25, 2014, 16:00 ET
Ryan's, HomeTown Buffet, and Old Country Buffet are calling on all shutterbugs to snap and share their Fall favorites as part of the "Show Us Your Colors" online sweepstakes. Each week during the promotion, one winner from each of the three restaurants will receive a $20 gift card good at any of the 324 family-style restaurants, and all eligible entrants will have a chance to win a grand prize trip for two to our nation's capitol, Washington, D.C. (PRNewsFoto/Ovation Brands)

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, And Old Country Buffet® Celebrate The Season Of Change With A 'Show Us Your Colors' Sweepstakes, Starting September 29

 Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® are calling on all shutterbugs to snap and share their Fall favorites as...

Sep 16, 2014, 11:00 ET
Ovation Brands, the nation's largest steak-buffet restaurant company, promotes Patrick Benson to Chief Information Officer. (PRNewsFoto/Ovation Brands)

Ovation® Brands Promotes Patrick Benson To Chief Information Officer

 Ovation® Brands- parent company to steak-buffet style restaurants Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, Old Country Buffet®, Country...

Aug 29, 2014, 10:00 ET
Ovation Brands, the nation's largest steak-buffet restaurant company, announced a change in operations leadership and corporate structure as the brand prepares to rollout its reinvention to the entire system. Seasoned restaurant pros George Wooten and Pete Pascuzzi will be assuming new roles as Divisional Chiefs for the Buffet and Ryan's brands respectively. (PRNewsFoto/Ovation Brands)

Ovation® Brands Announces New Appointments In Operations Leadership To Focus On Reinvention Efforts

 Ovation® Brands, the nation's largest steak-buffet restaurant company, announced a change in operations leadership and corporate...

Aug 28, 2014, 14:00 ET
The nation's largest steak-buffet chain, which includes Ryan's, HomeTown Buffet, and Old Country Buffet, is now offering beverages To Go.  The family-style restaurants that focus primarily on dine-in offerings are expanding their service options with this new limited time program. All 324 restaurants are offering the branded 32 oz. To Go cups that may be purchased during a dine-in visit. (PRNewsFoto/Ovation Brands)

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet And Old Country Buffet® Explore Dine-Out Options With Introduction Of Beverages To Go

 The nation's largest steak-buffet chain, which includes Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet®, is now offering...

Aug 27, 2014, 08:08 ET
Ryan's, Old Country Buffet and HomeTown Buffet making dinnertime more snap worthy with the Foto Fun Box, available every Thursday night in September as part of Family Night. All 324 family-style restaurants will feature a Foto Fun Box filled with an assortment of props including funny hats, glasses, boas, necklaces, tiaras and more. Families may select whichever props they like and pose for photos using their own cameras. (PRNewsFoto/Ovation Brands)

Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet and Old Country Buffet® Make September Family Nights Picture Perfect With Foto Fun Box

 Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® are making dinnertime more snap worthy with the Foto Fun Box, available...

Jul 28, 2014, 16:00 ET
Ovation Brands, the nation's largest steak-buffet restaurant company names Robert Crews as SVP of Marketing, as the brand continues its reinvention. Ovation is parent company to Ryan's, HomeTown Buffet, Old Country Buffet, Country Buffet, and Fire Mountain. (PRNewsFoto/Ovation Brands)

Ovation® Brands Names Robert Crews As SVP Of Marketing, Strengthens Executive Team To Further Brand Reinvention

 Ovation® Brands proudly announced today the appointment of seasoned marketing executive Robert "Rob" Crews as Senior Vice President of...

Jul 23, 2014, 10:36 ET

Sheryl Crow, BLONDIE and Lindsey Stirling Headline Ovation's Hit Original Series, "Song by Song"

 Following the success of the first two seasons of its original series Song by Song, Ovation, America's only arts network, has ordered new...

Jul 08, 2014, 09:17 ET
Charlie Zandieh, cellist, stars in Ovation's "Young Marvels" premiering Wednesday, July 16. (PRNewsFoto/Ovation)

Ovation's Upcoming Series "Young Marvels" Is Awarded The Parents Television Council Seal of Approval®

 The Parents Television Council ("PTC"), a non-partisan education organization advocating responsible entertainment, has awarded its...

Jun 30, 2014, 15:11 ET
Ryan’s, HomeTown Buffet and Old Country Buffet help families celebrate their independence from cooking with new offerings and deals during Fourth of July week.  All 326 family-style restaurants are launching Wing-It Wednesdays on July 2, 2014. For a limited time, guests may enjoy Buffalo Wings, Honey BBQ Wings, and Plain Boneless Wings every Wednesday night. Fourth Of July features special kids meal pricing all weekend long, and select restaurants will be open for breakfast on July 4, 2014. (PRNewsFoto/Ovation Brands)

Celebrate Your Independence From Cooking With Ryan's®, Hometown® Buffet, And Old Country Buffet® This Fourth Of July

 Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® are launching into the Fourth of July holiday week with new menu offerings...