McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants To Recognize U.S. Military Vets
by Brittany Mohr, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants
Posted: 2009-10-30 17:23:20 EST

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the 11th straight year,McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants (Nasdaq: MSSR) will host itsVeterans Appreciation Event on Sunday, November 8, at participatingrestaurants across the country. As part of the celebration, McCormick &Schmick's will offer U.S. military veterans a complimentary entree inappreciation for their service to our country.

"As we enter the second decade of this program, we are privileged to honor themen and women who have bravely served our country," said Bill Freeman, CEO ofMcCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants. "McCormick & Schmick's is a greatplace to celebrate with friends and family over a delicious meal and we'reproud to keep this tradition alive in each of our restaurants."McCormick & Schmick's is known for its fresh seafood and the special menu forthe Veterans Appreciation Event will be no exception. Veterans will be able tochoose a complimentary lunch or dinner entree on November 8. Some of themouth-watering selections include Cashew-Crusted Tilapia, Grilled AtlanticSalmon, Seafood Fettuccini Alfredo and Cedar-Planked Salmon, to name a few.

McCormick & Schmick's Veterans Appreciation Event began in 1999 at just one ofthe company's restaurants, and over the years has grown to include McCormick &Schmick's restaurants nationwide. Since the inception of the program,McCormick & Schmick's has served more than 100,000 complimentary entrees toveterans across the country. The McCormick & Schmick's program has beenpraised by former President George W. Bush and the U.S. Department of VeteransAffairs, as well as a number of state veterans departments and the NationalRestaurant Association.

The McCormick & Schmick's Veterans Appreciation Event is offered to veteransdefined by the Veterans Administration, Title 38 US Code 101, which is "aperson who served in the active military, naval, or air service, and who wasdischarged or released under conditions other than dishonorable." All veteransmust show proper identification. For more information about McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants VeteransAppreciation Event and to find a complete list of participating restaurants,please visit www.McCormickandSchmicks.com/Veterans.

About McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants focus on serving a broad selectionof fresh seafood with a menu printed twice daily and featuring the signature"Fresh List" of more than 30 Different Varieties of Fresh Seafood, in additionto aged steaks, poultry, entree salads and pasta. Each restaurant's chefcontributes to the menu's unique and imaginative appeal by creating dishestailored to regional tastes and their own talents. McCormick & Schmick'soffers an inviting atmosphere and a high quality, diverse menu for everyonefrom casual diners, families and tourists to business travelers and specialoccasion diners. Learn more at www.McCormickandSchmicks.com.

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