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Chanticleer Holdings’ Just Fresh Announces the Opening of New Location in Ballantyne

CHARLOTTE, NC–(Marketwired – May 12, 2014) – Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (HOTR) (Chanticleer Holdings, or the "Company"), owner and operator of multiple restaurant brands internationally and domestically, announced today that its quick healthy concept, Just Fresh, will be opening its seventh location in Ballantyne Corporate Place in Charlotte, NC.

Currently slated for a late Summer/early Fall grand opening, Just Fresh is excited to bring a new and delicious option to Ballantyne. The Company’s plans for rapid growth, the desire for a South Charlotte branding footprint, market saturation in the Charlotte area, and the trending demand for healthier alternatives in the "Quick Service" and "Fast Casual" restaurant segments are some of the driving forces behind opening Just Fresh in Ballantyne.

"We view the Ballantyne area as an integral part of our plan to bring our quick healthy concept to more people in Charlotte. The success of our brand over the past few years validates our need to further expand our footprint into the south Charlotte area," said Shelley Curtin, Operating Partner.

On Saturday, May 17, 2014, Just Fresh will have a presence at the 10th Annual Run! Ballantyne! 5K/10K & Fun Run presented by Bissell, the Morrison Family, and Ballantyne Village YMCA’s. Expecting over 2,000 runners, Just Fresh will kick off its campaign of community involvement in Ballantyne even before our doors are open for business.

Chairman and CEO of Chanticleer Holdings, Mike Pruitt, commented, "Shelley and her team continue to demonstrate their commitment and dedication in building the Just Fresh brand. Ballantyne is a perfect location to continue our expansion of our footprint, providing a quick healthy concept to a growing upscale neighborhood."

Just Fresh first opened in 1993 in Charlotte, NC with the intent to offer healthy, fast and real food to busy people. Just Fresh is a friendly and vitalizing place where people can enjoy a variety of fresh, wholesome and nutritionally balanced foods made from premium ingredients. Each location is grounded in the local community and is committed to supporting area organizations.

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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 England, South Africa, Hungary, and Brazil, has joint ventured with the current Hooters franchisee in Australia, and recently acquired two Hooters restaurants in the United States. The Company also owns and operates American Roadside Burgers, Spoon Bar & Kitchen and owns a majority interest in Just Fresh restaurants in the U.S.

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