JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Sept. 3, 2013 // PRNewswire // - American Restaurant Concepts, Inc. (OTCBB: ANPZ) (ARC), operator and franchisor of the award-winning Dick's Wings & Grill® restaurants, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with the Jacksonville Jaguars under which it will serve as a sponsor of the Jaguars for the next three football seasons.
Under the terms of the partnership, ARC will market the Dick's Wings & Grill brand at all Jaguars preseason and regular season home football games at EverBank Field with concourse signage, radio advertising during Jaguars Game Day and either the Tailgate Show or Countdown to Kickoff, a rotating banner on the Jaguars.com website, and email blasts to season ticket holders throughout the season.
In addition, ARC obtained the right to operate a concession stand in the popular "Bud Light Party Zone" at EverBank Field during the Jaguars' preseason home games, the Jaguars' regular season home games, the Florida/Georgia college football game and the Gator Bowl. ARC also obtained certain rights to operate the concession stand during the Jaguars' home playoff games. ARC assigned all of the concession stand rights to an unrelated third party that is operating the concession stand as a free-standing Dick's Wings & Grill restaurant. ARC is receiving a monthly fee in return for the assignment.
"The Jaguars are thrilled to offer Dick's Wings, a beloved Jacksonville brand, to the fans of the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field," said Mark Lamping, President of the Jaguars. "For more than 10 years, Dick's Wings has been synonymous with mouth-watering chicken wings in the greater Jacksonville marketplace. We are committed to providing Jaguars fans with the very best foods to enjoy, and offering Dick's Wings' quality products is yet another way we can deliver the premier stadium experience to our fans."
"We are very excited to partner with the Jacksonville Jaguars for the privilege of delivering top-quality, delicious chicken wings that will enhance the fan experience for millions of sports fans at EverBank Field," stated Richard Akam, Chief Executive Officer of American Restaurant Concepts. "The Jacksonville Jaguars is a preeminent local brand that has set the bar for excellence. We share in their passion for football and their commitment to the community. This is a great opportunity for us to put our Dick's Wings brand in front of the huge audience that follows the Jaguars, both in the stadium and beyond EverBank Field."
American Restaurant Concepts, Inc., headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, is the operator and franchisor of Dick's Wings & Grill® full-service restaurants and Dick's Wings Express® express restaurants. The Company prides itself on the 365 original mouth-watering flavors it has created for its premium grade chicken wings. Dick's Wings offers customers the freshest wings, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, salads and signature waffle fries, all in a unique setting that combines a family-friendly environment with a sports-themed restaurant. Dick's Wings & Grill's chicken wings have won numerous awards in Florida and Georgia. The Company currently has 15 full-service restaurants and 2 express restaurants. Sixteen of the restaurants are located in Florida, with one located in Georgia. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.anpzstock.com.
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SOURCE American Restaurant Concepts, Inc.