Reported by the Los Angeles Times – The 5th Annual Celebrity Rib-Eating Contest was held on September 24, 1989 at Tony Roma's, Universal City and netted $20,000. Proceeds went to the Starlight Foundation of Southern California.
David Smith, the original chef, retired on July 2, 2001. He was the chef that created many of the signature dishes for Tony Roma's, including our world famous baby back ribs.
We may have lost the man, but we'll never lose his name and legacy. Tony Roma passed away on June 13, 2003.
Opening the first restaurant in Sunway Pyramid, Malaysia.
TR Malaysia created the Lamb Ribs, winning the Brand Innovation Award.
Developer of the Year – The 1st International Franchise to open 4 outlets in a calendar year – Citta Mall Ara Damansara, Nu Sentral KL, KOMTAR JBCC Johor Bahru and IOI City Mall Putrajaya.
Appointed training centre for Asia Pacific Region.
Providing an Amazing Experience for our Team Members and Guests.