The ONE Group Announces North American Expansion with Plans to Open in Toronto

STK Toronto to open in Yorkville Plaza in 2016

NEW YORK--()--The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. (“The ONE Group”) (Nasdaq:STKS) today announced that its subsidiary has completed a management agreement to open an STK in Toronto—marking the Company’s first location in Canada. Planned to open in 2016, the restaurant will be located in the cosmopolitan neighborhood of Bloor-Yorkville, home to the city’s luxury shopping, restaurants and hotels.

“We think Toronto is an ideal international city for an STK location”

“We think Toronto is an ideal international city for an STK location,” said Jonathan Segal, CEO of The ONE Group. “We are especially pleased to have found a location that fits the vibe and energy of STK in Toronto. We remain focused on the growth of our company and look forward to the several upcoming openings we have planned in cities across North America.”

STK Toronto will be located at 155 Yorkville Avenue, and will feature 8,880 square feet.

This announcement follows the news of STK’s European expansion with Milan’s opening in May, and the planned upcoming openings of STK Chicago and the first STK Rebel in Denver later in 2015.

About The ONE Group

The ONE Group is a global hospitality company that develops and operates upscale, high-energy restaurants and lounges and provides hospitality management services for hotels, casinos and other high-end venues both nationally and internationally. The ONE Group’s primary restaurant brand is STK, a modern twist on the American steakhouse concept with locations in major metropolitan cities throughout the U.S. and Europe. STK Rebel, a more accessibly priced STK with a broader menu, is an extension of the STK brand. The ONE Group’s food and beverage hospitality services business, ONE Hospitality, provides the development, management and operations for premier restaurants and turn-key food and beverage services within high-end hotels and casinos. Additional information about The ONE Group can be found at

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