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September 15, 2015 08:00 ET

Chanticleer Holdings Reminds Its Rights Offering Shareholders of Record That the Deadline for All Subscriptions Is This Week

Be Advised That Most Broker Dealers Request Clients to Exercise Days in Advance of Expiration

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - September 15, 2015) - Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) ("Chanticleer" or the "Company"), owner and operator of multiple restaurant brands internationally and domestically, today reminds its rights offering shareholders of record that they have the right, but not the obligation, to exercise their non-transferable basic subscription rights for $1.35 per common share, which allows its shareholders of record to acquire additional shares of common stock (the "rights offering"). The rights offering also includes an over-subscription privilege, which entitles each rights holder who exercises all of their basic subscription rights in full the right to purchase additional shares of common stock that remain unsubscribed during the subscription period at $1.35 per common share. Both the basic and over-subscription privileges are subject to the availability and pro rata allocation of shares among participants. All basic subscription rights and over-subscription privileges may be exercised during the subscription period on a pro-rata basis.

Chanticleer Holdings recommends that all record date rights holders contact their broker or financial advisor about the rights offering to ensure that they can participate by the broker dealer's cut off time for subscriptions. All broker dealers have a different cut off time so make sure you speak with your broker.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - Subscription Period Began
Friday, September 18, 2015 - Subscription Period expires at 5:00 PM ET (Please be aware again that many broker dealers require that you exercise through them days in advance of the expiration of the rights offering, so please speak with your broker so that you do not miss their cut off time)

Chairman and CEO of Chanticleer Holdings, Mike Pruitt, stated, "This rights offering will provide the capital to acquire Little Big Burger and to increase our financial interest in Australia, two attractive opportunities that will provide additional scale and position us for improved profitability as we head into 2016. As evidenced by the strong year to date comps reported last week, we are proving our ability to drive continual improvements at our restaurants and we look forward to applying this passion and discipline to the Little Big Burger brand in the Pacific Northwest and the Hooters brand in Australia."

The Company has entered into an agreement with Source Capital Group, Inc. to act as dealer manager for the rights offering. The rights offering is being made pursuant to Chanticleer's effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Reg. No. 333-203679) on file with the Securities Exchange Commission. The Company may extend the offering up to an additional 30 days, at its sole discretion, in which case the offering would continue on a subscriptions first-in, first served basis, calculated on a daily basis with the potential for pro-rata allocation of shares among participants subscribing on the last day the offering remains open. The information herein is not complete and is subject to change. This document is not an offer to sell these securities and is not soliciting an offer to buy these securities in any jurisdiction where the offer or sale is not permitted. This document is not an offering, which can only be made by a final prospectus. Investors should consider the Company's investment objective, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. The base prospectus contains this and additional information about the Company and the prospectus supplement will contain this and additional information about the Offering, and should be read carefully before investing. The base prospectus and the prospectus supplement, may be found by clicking on the following link:

Requests for copies of the base prospectus and the prospectus supplement or questions from shareholders relating to the rights offering may be directed to the information agent for the rights offering, as follows:

Rights Information Agent:
Okapi Partners LLC
437 Madison Avenue, 28th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone 212.297.0720 or 877.869.0171

About Source Capital Group, Inc.
The Investment Banking Group at Source Capital offers a wealth of Wall Street experience through our seasoned professionals to the underserved small cap company sector and start-up companies as well. We have successfully funded both public and private companies. We offer equity and debt financing to help further the growth of companies that are often overlooked by the larger investment banking firms. Structured finance vehicles have also been used to achieve the needs of larger companies, while creating specific advantages that enhance their balance sheets. Source Capital began as an independent firm specializing in small to medium-sized investment banking transactions. Since 1992, we have grown into a full-service financial institution, while adhering to the highest standards of quality and integrity.

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, BT's Burger Joint and owns a majority interest in Just Fresh restaurants in the U.S.

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