Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 8-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 25, 2005
RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (303) 846-6000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (the Company) and Dennis B. Mullen have entered into a non-qualified stock option agreement in conjunction with Mr. Mullens appointment as chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of the Company. Effective as of August 25, 2005, Mr. Mullen was awarded an option to purchase 100,000 shares of the Companys common stock at a strike price of $45.79 per share, the price of the Companys common stock as of the close of The NASDAQ National Market on such date. The option has a stated term of 10 years, and vests ratably in substantially equal monthly installments over a two year period beginning September 25, 2005. Except in any instance in which Mr. Mullen terminates his employment voluntarily or in which Mr. Mullens employment is terminated for cause (as defined in the stock option agreement), the vested portion of the option will remain exercisable for a period of two years following the date upon which Mr. Mullen ceases to be a director, officer or employee of the Company.
A copy of the non-qualified stock option agreement is filed with this report as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.