SOURCE: Smoky Market Foods, Inc.

December 14, 2007 19:00 ET

Smoky Market Foods Announces Aggressive Kiosk Expansion Plan

Ten Pilot Units to Roll Out Across the Nation in Early 2008

APTOS, CA--(Marketwire - December 14, 2007) - Smoky Market Foods, Inc. (OTCBB: SMKY) has spent 12 years developing proprietary Smoke-Baking technology to seal in the healthful flavor of a variety of menu items. In early 2008, and subject to favorable market conditions for its financing, the Company intends to move out of the test kitchen and place its prototype 150-square-foot self-contained kiosks into such venues as airports, hotels, office buildings, university campuses, and selected convenience stores across the nation.

Smoky Market Foods is working with Quantified Marketing Group, the nation's leading restaurant consulting firm, to select locations for 10 test sites across the country. The kiosk sites are to be selected by the end of the first quarter of 2008 and the Company plans to have them open by the end of the second quarter of 2008, with expansion of the concept to commence in the second half of 2008.

"Kiosks highlight the flexibility of Smoky Market Foods' products and distribution system," Chairman and CEO Eddie Feintech said. Smoky Market Foods can develop a full menu without skilled workers or expensive chefs.

"We believe our kiosks will be cost-efficient to open and operate because no cooking or handling of raw food products will be done on site," he said.

Aaron Allen, founder and CEO of Quantified Marketing Group, said Friday his team is scouting locations and potential partners for the test sites.

"Smoky Market Foods is embracing the latest trend in the foodservice industry as restaurants look for new ideas in the fast-casual sector, and the kiosks create a new category in the restaurant industry, offering tremendous advantages over traditional unit economics," Allen said. "They function as kitchen-less restaurants, compressing the major costs of a traditional restaurant. Costs for traditional restaurants are skyrocketing and are forcing new unit economic models," Allen continued to explain.

Allen noted that the 10 pilot units will allow Smoky Market Foods to polish and refine operational systems in high-volume venues. QMG, which offers a full array of restaurant services and has clients around the globe, is in negotiations with Smoky Market Foods for a five-year development agreement for the rollout of the Company's kiosks and full-scale restaurant-store concepts.

Earlier this week, Smoky Market Foods completed the acquisition of its first full-scale restaurant location in Los Gatos, California. The restaurant will be the prototype Smoky Market restaurant-store and represents the first unit in a chain of such restaurant-stores to open across the nation in the next five years.

About Smoky Market Foods

Smoky Market Foods, Inc. is a development stage Company that produces a complete line of fully-cooked Smoke-Baked foods through a unique wood-burning oven system. Because of its proprietary wood-burning oven technology, the Company's Smoke-Baked products are believed to be truly healthful as they are prepared the old-fashioned way, without the use of any additives or chemical preservatives. Smoky Market Foods, Inc. intends to build a national chain of Smoky Market® restaurant-stores and self-contained kiosks that do not cook raw food on site.

About Quantified Marketing Group

Launched in 2001, Quantified Marketing Group has grown into the nation's largest full-service strategic marketing and public relations firm specializing exclusively in the restaurant industry. The Orlando-based restaurant marketing firm has represented more than 3,000 restaurants around the world. Quantified Marketing Group meets the diverse needs of high-volume independent restaurant operations and regional and national restaurant chains through a menu of services that includes concept development, design, marketing strategy, culinary development, beverage development, training, local store marketing, business planning, public relations and grand opening programs. For more information about Quantified Marketing Group, visit

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