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  • Orlando, FL
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House
  • 12/5/18

WINTER PARK, Fla. November 26, 2018 -- Ruth’s Chris Steak House is bringing its timeless American steak house food and “sizzle” to downtown Columbus, Ohio. Set to open in 2019, the restaurant will be located inside a historic building in the Short North arts district at 511 N High Street.

“We are delighted to be opening our third Ohio location, and we look forward to welcoming our guests to enjoy a world-class steak house experience,” said Cheryl Henry, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc.

Renowned for its steak, Ruth’s Chris specializes in custom-aged USDA Prime steaks expertly prepared and served on 500-degree sizzling hot plates. The made-from-scratch sides are deliciously inspired and perfectly portioned to share. The menu will also offer a variety of seafood options, soups, salads and decadent desserts all sourced from the freshest ingredients available.

Ruth’s Chris will bring its award-winning wine and spirits program to the new location with a wine list that features over 200 labels, premium wines by the glass and specialty hand-crafted cocktails. The dynamic bar will have unique menu offerings and drink specials that will encourage guests to sip and stay a while.

The restaurant design will capitalize on the building’s distinctive character and charm. This ideal location will offer Columbus guests a place to escape, relax and indulge and is certain to be a memorable experience from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave. Flexible private dining space will provide the option of an intimate dining experience to celebrate special occasions or host business meetings.

The Short North arts district, known for its galleries, unique local shops and nightlife was a strategic location fit for Ruth’s Hospitality Group. The restaurant will be located across from the Greater Columbus Convention Center, so it will be sure to delight not only Columbus residents but those visiting from around the country for conventions and the like.

“We’re excited that Ruth’s Chris, the most respected upscale steak house brand in the world, is expanding into the Columbus market,” said David Kozar, Principal of Indus Hotels. “Short North is the ideal place for Ruth’s Chris to serve up their world-class hospitality to Columbus residents and visitors alike. The Ruth’s Chris announcement adds to the excitement around Short North, one of the most dynamic business areas in city of Columbus.
About Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ruth’s Chris Steak House was founded by Ruth Fertel 50 years ago in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ruth had a recipe for everything – from how to prepare her signature sizzling steaks to how to treat her guests. This timeless formula is a testament to how one neighborhood eatery has become the largest collection of upscale steak houses in the world, with over 150 restaurant locations around the globe. Ruth’s Chris remains true to its heritage, helping guests make their best memories on 500-degree sizzling plates. This is how it’s done.

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