The combined account is worth between
A spokesman for Doner declined comment.
Doner won the account following a review that included the incumbent, Omnicom Group's BBDO Worldwide, Minneapolis; Interpublic Group of Cos.' Lowe, New York; and independent Christy MacDougall Mitchell Bodden, New York.
Consultant AAR Partners conducted the review for the Eagan, Minn.-based company.
A spokeswoman for Buffets said no decision has been made and that the company hopes to have a decision within the month.