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): September 22, 2011
P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
7676 E. Pinnacle Peak Road,
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (480) 888-3000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02(b) Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc. (the “Company”) is announcing that Richard Tasman, Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of the P.F. Chang's concept, is departing the Company at the end of fiscal 2011. Mr. Tasman has served as COO of the P.F. Chang's concept since July 2007 and previously served as a P.F. Chang's Regional Vice President since 2004. Prior to 2004, he served as a P.F. Chang's Market Partner and developed the first P.F. Chang's restaurants in Illinois and Michigan.
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 hereunto duly authorized.
P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc.
Date: September 26, 2011
By: /s/ MARK D. MUMFORD
Mark D. Mumford
Chief Financial Officer