SOURCE: Santa Fe Holding Company, Inc.

October 22, 2007 12:03 ET

Santa Fe Holding Company, Inc. Announced Today That Its Newest Location in Columbus, MS Will Open on Schedule November 6, 2007

BRENTWOOD, TN--(Marketwire - October 22, 2007) - Santa Fe Holding Company, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SFHD) announced today that its newest location in Columbus, MS will open on November 6th. This marks the seventh location opened in 2007. It also marks the 19th location overall for the fast growing restaurant chain. Santa Fe Holding Co. is a restaurant holding company which currently owns and operates 18 Santa Fe Cattle Co. restaurants with 1 licensed store located throughout 7 states.

In announcing the opening, company Chairman Danny York noted, "This is the 19th location for us and the 7th new store we have opened this year. This will be the second location for our company in the state of Mississippi. Our other location is in Tupelo, MS." Santa Fe Cattle Co. has plans to open another location in McComb, MS in early 2008. "The Tupelo store has been a great store for us and we are very strong on the state of Mississippi for our concept," added York. Santa Fe Cattle Co. is on schedule to open 11 new units in calendar year 2008. York also noted that Santa Fe Cattle Co. is on schedule to end 2009 with 44 units. "The new 6,000 square foot prototypes are being received with tremendous enthusiasm and are producing really strong numbers," York said. "All of the new prototype stores have opened and remained far above the $3,000,000 per year in annualized sales. The store will employ over 120 people and will pave the way for more stores to be built in the great state of Mississippi in the coming 12 months."

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Santa Fe Holding Company is the holding company for one of the nation's fastest growing casual dining "roadhouse" steak restaurant chains with locations in 7 states. Santa Fe Cattle Co., started in 1996, provides customers with a unique blend of perfectly aged USDA Choice steaks and mouth watering Chuck Wagon favorites developed exclusively for Santa Fe Cattle Co. The menu contains a melting pot of Texas Hill Country influences, from south of the border enchiladas and fajitas to hearty sausage and authentic flavored sauces and dressings that can only be found at a Santa Fe Cattle Co. restaurant. Each store has a "Big Ass Ceiling Fan" encompassing the entire dining room with customers enjoying the casual, nostalgic family oriented atmosphere reminiscent of the old west. The company, located in Brentwood, TN, was established to provide customers with great food, awesome service, in a fun atmosphere, all at a reasonable price.

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