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Browns Restaurant Group Recruits Industry Veteran Dale Colbran to Pioneer Eastern Expansion

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/11/14 -- Browns Restaurant Group is pleased to announce another key player to their expanding team: Dale Colbran, Director of Business Development, Eastern Canada. In addition to driving multi-department leadership support for all programs in the market, Colbran will be responsible for spearheading the growth of Browns Socialhouse across Eastern Canada.

The first Browns Socialhouse is scheduled to open in Erin Mills, Ontario in October 2014.

Dale brings with him over 30 years of experience, a passion for operational excellence and a deep understanding of the casual dining business. His reputation for maximizing resources paired with his drive to deliver results has brought him success with many leading Canadian restaurant businesses. He's worked with brands such as Chili's, The Keg, Fuddruckers, Outback Steakhouse and has consulted for many other growing brands across Canada as well as the US, Russia, Africa, Kuwait, and Dubai.

Prior to joining Browns, Dale was active in several industry organizations including his tenure on the Board of Directors of the CRFA, which led to the position of Chairman. His position on the board equipped him with unparalleled access to politicians, business leaders and industry executives.

Bruce Fox, COO + VP Development for Browns Restaurant Group shares, "When we were looking to fill this position, we were quickly guided to Dale. He is well equipped to assist Browns on our quest for growth and development in the Ontario market and beyond. We are thrilled to have him on the team."

"The Browns Socialhouse small footprint model has proven to work in every community in Western Canada, and I am thrilled to be a part of this expansion into the east," says Dale. "I believe my comprehensive experience in the industry will be integral to assisting to accelerate their already fast-paced growth into Eastern Canadian markets, starting with Ontario."

For more information about Browns Socialhouse, visit http://brownssocialhouse.com.

About Browns Restaurant Group:

Browns Restaurant Group has been making guests feel at home since 2004. With a growing list of franchised locations throughout Western Canada, each Browns Socialhouse is owned and operated by a community-minded Franchisee. Browns President and CEO Scott Morison pioneered the Socialhouse concept as an innovative, small footprint business model, dedicated to rewarding the efforts of ambitious, energetic and highly skilled restaurant veterans seeking ownership opportunities. Whether it's for a business lunch, after-work cocktail, celebratory get-together with family and friends or a comfortable, relaxed environment to watch the big game, Browns is the place to be social. Visit Brownssocialhouse.com, friend Browns Socialhouse on Facebook and follow @BrownsSocialize on Twitter.

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