SOURCE: Catalina Restaurant Group

Catalina Restaurant Group

June 19, 2009 08:00 ET

Carrows Restaurants and United Media Join Paws for Peanuts™ Promotion

Peanuts™ Ice Cream Cones, DVDs, Free Meals, Knott's Berry Farm Camp Snoopy Trips

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwire - June 19, 2009) - Carrows Restaurants (www.carrows.com) and United Media have joined paws to host a Peanuts™ promotion that features new Peanuts™ ice cream cone desserts decorated with the Peanuts™ gang icons, Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and Sally. The new desserts, which retail for $1.99, are available at all restaurants throughout California, Nevada, Arizona and Colorado. Any guest visiting the restaurants can get discount tickets for up to $20 off regular admission at Knott's Berry Farm Camp Snoopy and a $3 rebate on five titles of Peanuts™ DVDs. Giveaways of DVDs, free meals and Camp Snoopy tickets will be drawn on a monthly basis. Guests can also enter to win the "Snoopy So Cool" sweepstakes grand prize of a vacation for a family of four to Knotts Berry Farm Camp Snoopy, including airfare and hotel. All pint size restaurant guests will be treated to Peanuts™ coloring sheets and removable tattoos. Scheduled to run April 2, 2009 through November 30, 2009, there is no purchase or payment necessary to win and entry forms are available at any of the 90 Carrows restaurants throughout California, Nevada, Arizona and Colorado or at www.carrows.com/peanuts. Kids 10 and under always eat free at Carrows on Wednesdays and Thursdays after 4 p.m. with the purchase of one adult entrée per kids meal.

"Ice cream cones and the Peanuts gang shenanigans are icons of childhood summers," said President of Carrows Kazumasa Ogawa. "Our Peanuts ice cream cones have become extremely popular and come in Mint Chocolate Chip, Chocolate and Vanilla and are topped with a dollop of whipped cream and a Peanuts character cookie."

Monthly sweepstakes winners will be chosen to win Peanuts™ DVD titles including, "It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown," "Snoopy's Reunion," "Peanuts 1960's Collection," "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," and "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Knott's Berry Farm tickets for adults and juniors, gift cards for Carrows menu items. The Grand Prize winner will be chosen on or around December 15, 2009.

No purchase or payment necessary to enter or win. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. PT on 4/2/09 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on 11/30/09. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States/D.C. (excluding residents of New York and Florida) who are 18 years of age and older. Valid email address required. Void in NY, FL and where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Subject to Official Rules posted in store and at www.cocosbakery.com and www.carrows.com. Sponsored by Catalina Restaurant Group, 2200 Faraday Avenue, Suite 250, Carlsbad, CA 92008.

About Carrows: For nearly half a century, Carrows Restaurants (www.carrows.com) have been part of the West's family dining landscape, with a reputation for consistent values, superior service and delicious comfort food selections that satisfy like a sunny Saturday on a Southern California beach. A place where "our family serves yours," Carrows menu was developed by the Family Value Chef, Heather Gardea. Her training at the Culinary Institute of America is reflected in her hearty griddle, skillet and power breakfasts and juicy burgers, fresh salads, melts and Build Your Own Mile High lunches. Carrows Restaurant's dinner selections include their famous Weekend Prime Rib dishes, seafood, pasta and chicken and sirloin combos; all available in the over 90 stores throughout California, Arizona, Nevada and Colorado.

About United Media: United Media (www.unitedmedialicensing.com) is a worldwide licensing and syndication company that focuses on building brand equity around a wide range of creative content. The company recently partnered with HISTORY, the award-winning cable network, as the exclusive merchandise licensing agent for the brand and its acclaimed programming that includes the popular Ice Road Truckers series. United Media licenses and / or syndicates other properties, including Peanuts, Hallmark's hoops&yoyo and Maxine, Dirty Dancing, Televisa's El Chavo, Deadliest Catch, Raggedy Ann & Andy, Precious Moments, Dilbert, and Fancy Nancy. United Media is an E.W. Scripps Company.

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    Alyson Dutch
    BROWN + DUTCH PR, INC.
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    BROWN + DUTCH PR, INC.
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    UNITED MEDIA
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    UNITED MEDIA
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    Illona Zaks
    UNITED MEDIA
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