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- Founded in 1972
- 250 company-owned and franchised restaurants worldwide
- Over 8,000 corporate and franchise team members
- Operations throughout the U.S. and all over the world
From that first restaurant near the campus of the University of Tennessee in 1972 to restaurants across the United States and around the globe, Ruby Tuesday grew to become part of a large public food service company in 1982, to be its own independent, publicly traded company in 1996, and along the way become one of the most well-known and beloved brands in casual dining.