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June 06, 2016 08:38 ET

Chanticleer Holdings' BGR the Burger Joint Opens International Franchise Location in Kuwait

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - June 06, 2016) - Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) ("Chanticleer" or the "Company"), owner and operator of multiple restaurant brands internationally and domestically, today announced that its better burger concept, BGR the Burger Joint ("BGR") opened an international franchise location in Kuwait.

The restaurant is located in Hawally, Kuwait, in the newly built Promenade Mall, a state-of-the-art and family-oriented leisure destination. Hawally is a large suburb and commercial center situated on the eastern coast of Kuwait.

The BGR restaurant is owned and operated by Master Franchise Operator Al Bassamiah, whose principal owner is Nasser Al Mutair. Al Bassamiah continues its expansion in the Middle East, as part of a 35 unit Master Franchise covering four Gulf Coast countries.

Ed Kelley, President of Franchising, BGR the Burger Joint, commented, "We are very pleased to begin serving customers at the Promenade Mall BGR restaurant. This location provides an ideal dining experience in an upscale, family-centric entertainment venue. Nasser and his team rise to the occasion of this setting with first class food and service."

Mike Pruitt, CEO of Chanticleer Holdings, Inc., commented, "We are thrilled to open a location to better serve our loyal customer base in Kuwait. Al Bassamiah is a true partner who delivers superior service and performance and executes on our shared vision for growth in the region."

About Chanticleer Holdings, Inc.

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Chanticleer Holdings (HOTR), together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates restaurant brands in the United States and internationally. The Company is a franchisee owner of Hooters® restaurants in international markets including Australia, South Africa, and Europe, and two Hooters restaurants in the United States. The Company also owns and operates American Burger Co., BGR the Burger Joint, Little Big Burger, and owns a majority interest in Just Fresh restaurants in the U.S.

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