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Form 8-K for BJS RESTAURANTS INC


7-Jun-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Financial Statements and


Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On June 4, 2013, BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Shareholders voted upon (i) the election of directors, (ii) approval, on an advisory and non-binding basis, of the compensation of named executive officers; and (iii) ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2013.

Gerald W. Deitchle, Peter A. Bassi, Larry D. Bouts, James A. Dal Pozzo, Henry
Gomez, John F. Grundhofer, William L. Hyde, Jr., J. Roger King, Lea Anne S.
Ottinger and Gregory A. Trojan, all of whom were directors prior to the Annual
Meeting, were nominated and elected at the meeting. The following votes were
cast for each of the nominees:

         Name             For      Authority Withheld
 Gerald W. Deitchle    24,411,974             231,158
 Peter A. Bassi        24,444,251             198,881
 Larry D. Bouts        24,444,088             199,044
 James A. Dal Pozzo    21,564,155           3,078,977
 Henry Gomez           24,471,456             171,676
 John F. Grundhofer    24,443,418             199,714
 William L. Hyde, Jr.  24,471,408             171,724
 J. Roger King         24,443,058             200,074
 Lea Anne S. Ottinger  24,471,688             171,444
 Gregory A. Trojan     24,466,416             176,716

There were 2,353,671 broker non-votes with respect to the election of directors.

In addition, the shareholders approved, on an advisory and non-binding basis, the compensation of named executive officers. The following votes were cast on the approval of the advisory resolution on compensation of named executive officers: 24,346,492 For; 183,901 Against; 112,739 Abstain. There were 2,353,671 broker non-votes.

Finally, the shareholders approved the ratification of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the 2013 fiscal year. The following votes were cast on the ratification: 26,727,640 For; 159,066 Against; 110,097 Abstain. There were no broker non-votes.

A copy of the press release announcing the results of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section.



Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release, dated June 6, 2013


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