FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
OMB APPROVAL
OMB Number: 3235-0287
Estimated average burden
hours per response...
0.5                       
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Kaplan Michael L.
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS INC [ RRGB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Legal Officer
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

6312 S. FIDDLER'S GREEN CIRCLE, SUITE 200N
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

3/25/2020
(Street)

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO 80111
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 3/25/2020  A  8723 (1)A$0 16497 (2)D  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security3. Trans. Date3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4)10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4)11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
CodeV(A)(D)Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) $12.61 3/25/2020  A   17522     (3)3/25/2030 Common Stock 17522 $0 17522 D  

Explanation of Responses:
(1) Represents a grant of time-based stock units under the issuer's 2017 Performance Incentive Plan, as amended. Each time-based stock unit represents the contingent right to receive, upon vesting of the unit, one share of the issuer's common stock. One-third of the units are scheduled to vest on each of the first, second, and third anniversaries of the date of grant. The closing price on the date of grant, March 25, 2020, was $12.61
(2) Includes 13,094 shares subject to vesting and forfeiture restrictions.
(3) One-third of the options are scheduled to vest on each of the first, second, and third anniversaries of the date of grant.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director10% OwnerOfficerOther
Kaplan Michael L.
6312 S. FIDDLER'S GREEN CIRCLE
SUITE 200N
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO 80111


Chief Legal Officer

Signatures
/s/ Michael L. Kaplan3/27/2020
**Signature of Reporting PersonDate

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (NASDAQ:RRGB)
Historical Stock Chart
From Jun 2020 to Jul 2020 Click Here for more Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Charts.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (NASDAQ:RRGB)
Historical Stock Chart
From Jul 2019 to Jul 2020 Click Here for more Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Charts.