CHARLOTTE, NC - (Marketwired - June 05, 2013) - Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) ("Chanticleer Holdings" or the "Company"), a minority owner in the privately held parent company of the Hooters® brand, Hooters of America, and a franchisee of international Hooters restaurants, will send Irma Guerrero along with a guest to The Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas with VIP passes to see the 17th Annual Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant on June 25-29. Ms. Guerrero was the winner, determined by a randomized drawing of more than 6,500 entrants, of a contest sponsored by Chanticleer.
Mike Pruitt, CEO and President, commented, "We congratulate Irma on winning this incredible prize to head to Las Vegas to see the Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant. This annual event has really gained traction over the past 16 years of its existence, and we are excited to continue its success in recognizing Hooters' hardworking and outstanding competitors."
The prize includes airfare and hotel reservations and VIP passes for two, to see Hooters crown a new Miss International at the 17th Annual Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant. The pageant will feature the Top 60 Hooters Girls from around the world competing for more than $150,000 in cash and prizes.
Chanticleer Holdings (HOTR) is a franchisee of international Hooters® restaurants and is focused on expanding the Hooters® casual dining restaurant brand in international emerging markets. Chanticleer currently owns in whole or part of the exclusive franchise rights to develop and operate Hooters restaurants in South Africa, Hungary and parts of Brazil, and has joint ventured with the current Hooters franchisee in Australia, while evaluating several additional international opportunities. The Company currently owns and operates in whole or part of six Hooters restaurants in its international franchise territories: Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Emperor's Palace in South Africa; Campbelltown in Australia; and Budapest in Hungary. Chanticleer maintains a minority ownership stake in Hooters of America and its CEO, Mike Pruitt, is also a member of Hooters' Board of Directors. Hooters of America is an operator and the franchisor of over 430 Hooters® restaurants in 28 countries.
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