Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin), together with its subsidiaries, is a casual dining restaurant chain focused on serving burgers. As of December 27, 2009, Red Robin had 21 franchisees, which were operating 133 restaurants in 21 states and 2 Canadian provinces, and it had eight exclusive franchise area development arrangements with those franchisees. During the fiscal year ended December 27, 2009 (fiscal 2009), franchisees opened five restaurants. The Company's franchisee, Ansara Restaurant Group, Inc., has 21 restaurants located in Michigan and Ohio, and Red Robin Restaurants of Canada, Ltd., has 19 restaurants located in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. Red Robin Restaurants of Canada, Ltd. is owned by an affiliate of Mach Robin, LLC, which is a Red Robin franchisee. In 2009, the Company opened 15 restaurants. Red Robin provides detailed specifications of its food ingredients, products and supplies to its suppliers.