SOURCE: Chanticleer Holdings, Inc.

Chanticleer Holdings, Inc.

August 30, 2012 08:45 ET

Chanticleer Holdings to Present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6, 2012

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwire - Aug 30, 2012) -  Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) ("Chanticleer" or the "Company"), a minority owner in the privately-held parent company of the Hooters® brand, Hooters of America ("HOA"), and a franchisee of international Hooters® restaurants, announced today the Company will present at an upcoming investor conference.

Chanticleer Holdings' President and CEO, Mike Pruitt, is scheduled to present at the 2012 Gateway Conference on September 6, 2012 in San Francisco, CA at 12:00pm Pacific Time with one-on-one meetings held throughout the day.

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About the Gateway Conference
The Gateway Conference is designed to provide a unique gateway between influential members of the investment community and a select group of compelling publicly-traded companies. Portfolio managers, research analysts and brokers from buy-side and sell-side institutions will have the opportunity to learn about more than 50 emerging growth companies across a broad range of industries, from technology, business services and digital media, to clean-tech, consumer/retail, life sciences and natural resources. For more information, visit

About Chanticleer Holdings, Inc.

Chanticleer Holdings is focused on expanding the Hooters® casual dining restaurant brand in international emerging markets. Chanticleer currently owns all or part of the exclusive franchise rights to develop and operate Hooters® restaurants in South Africa, Hungary and parts of Brazil, and has a joint venture with the current Hooters® franchisee in Australia, while evaluating several additional international opportunities. The Company currently owns and operates in whole or part six Hooters® restaurants in its international franchise territories: Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Emperor's Palace in South Africa; Campbelltown in Australia, and Budapest in Hungary. The Company expects to open a Hooters restaurant in Surfers Paradise, Australia before year-end.

In 2011, Chanticleer and a group of noteworthy private equity investors, which included H.I.G. Capital, KarpReilly, LLC and Kelly Hall, president of Texas Wings Inc., the largest Hooters® franchisee in the United States, acquired Hooters of America ("HOA"), the privately-held parent company of the Hooters® brand. Today, HOA is the franchisor and operator of over 430 Hooters® restaurants in 27 countries. Chanticleer maintains a minority ownership stake in HOA and its CEO, Mike Pruitt, is also a member of HOA's Board of Directors. For further information, please visit or and follow us on Twitter at @ChantHoldings or @Hooters.

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