Texas Roadhouse 8-K 2011
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) August 17, 2011
TEXAS ROADHOUSE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (502) 426-9984
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 17, 2011, Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (the Company) entered into an agreement with G.J. Hart, the Companys former President and Chief Executive Officer whereby Mr. Hart will provide consulting services to the Company from August 17, 2011 through January 2, 2012. In consideration of the services to be performed by Mr. Hart, the Board of Directors of the Company has accelerated the vesting of a grant of 60,000 restricted stock units from January 7, 2012 to January 2, 2012. The agreement also provides for the partial payment of health insurance premiums through December 31, 2011. The agreement was formalized on August 22, 2011.
Item 8.01. Other Events
On August 19, 2011, the Company announced its third quarter 2011 cash dividend. A public announcement was made by means of a news release, the text of which is set forth at Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
On August 19, 2011, the Company announced a $50.0 million increase in the Companys stock repurchase program. A public announcement was made by means of a new release, the text of which is set forth at Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
10.34 Letter Agreement between the Company and G.J. Hart entered into on August 22, 2011, effective as of August 17, 2011.
99.1 Press Release dated August 19, 2011
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.