Breanne Ashley is Crowned Miss Hooters International 2007 at the Hooters Swimsuit Pageant in Las Vegas
Breanne Ashley, representing Hooters of Newnan in Georgia, was selected out of over 125 Hooters Girls from around the world to represent Hooters for the next year, as Miss Hooters International 2007. Among the many prizes and opportunities that accompany the crown, this Hooters Girl of 4 years will take home the first place prize of $50,000 cash as well as be featured in Hooters Magazine, national marketing campaigns and TV commercials.
This year's Pageant, hosted by Chris Rose, was held at the Planet Hollywood's Theatre of Performing Arts in Las Vegas. The judges included television personalities Josh Henderson and Tom Arnold; 2005 Playmate of the Year, Tiffany Fallon; Four Time NBA Champion, John Salley; ESPNs star of "Stump the Schawb", Howie Schwab; NFL Hall of Famer, Gale Sayers; Football Great, Warren Moon and Rob Dibble from Fox Sports Net "Best Damn Sports Show Period". The Pageant also featured an appearance by Michelle Nunes, Miss Hooters International 2006.
The top five winners included: 1st Runner Up, Natalie Pandorf (representing Tampa, FL), 2nd Runner Up Sara Hoots (representing Selma, TX), 3rd Runner Up, Megan Brady (representing San Francisco, CA), and 4th Runner Up, Randi Jackson (representing the Jacksonville, FL). Rounding out the top ten finalists in no particular order are Candace Pittman (representing Long Beach, CA); Nichole Kelly (representing New York State); Nesie Daglis (representing Downtown Atlanta); Amanda Vallee (representing Knoxville, TN) and Erin Mol (representing Memphis, TN).
Contestants from Australia, China, Germany, Canada, Korea, Mexico, Austria and Guatemala traveled a long way to Las Vegas to compete for over $150,000 in cash and prizes. Viviana Leiva, representing Guatemala was selected from the international contestants to represent Miss Hooters World. She received $5,000 cash with her new title.
Hooters of America, Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 440 Hooters restaurants in 44 states and 22 foreign countries. The first Hooters opened in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida. Hooters is well known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach-theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwiches and Hooters nearly world famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleaders, the Hooters Girls.