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NASCAR Superstar Denny Hamlin and Chanticleer Holdings announce Grand Opening of Little Big Burger Location in Cornelius NC

First Store with an Option for Nine Additional Locations
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Updated: Oct 23, 2018
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NASCAR Superstar Denny Hamlin and Chanticleer Holdings announce Grand Opening of Little Big Burger Location in Cornelius, N.C.

Chanticleer Holdings first LBB location with its partner and new brand ambassador, NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin.

First Store with an Option for Nine Additional Locations 

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BURG) (“Chanticleer” or the “Company”), owner, operator, and franchisor of multiple nationally recognized better burger restaurant brands, today announced the grand opening of its newest Little Big Burger (“LBB”) in Cornelius, North Carolina. This is the Company’s first LBB location with its partner and new brand ambassador, NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin. The agreement also includes an option for an additional nine potential future locations.

Hamlin is a bona fide NASCAR superstar. The driver of the No. 11 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing became the first rookie to ever qualify for the NASCAR playoffs and has qualified for the playoffs in 12 of his 13 full seasons racing in NASCAR's elite level. Hamlin’s 31 NASCAR Cup Series victories place him 25th on NASCAR’s all-time win list, which includes a win in the 2016 Daytona 500.

“I’m excited to open my first Little Big Burger in the same town where I live,” said Hamlin. “I’m a huge fan of Little Big Burger. The burgers and fries are as good as you can get. As a shareholder in Chanticleer, I have been impressed with the management team that they’ve assembled with Little Big Burger. I look forward to helping them expand this concept to the Charlotte, North Carolina market.”

Mike Pruitt, Chanticleer Holdings Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We’re clearly pleased to open this location with Denny hot on the heels of just opening our first Seattle location in recent weeks. That location has already eclipsed our early expectations.”

Pruitt continued, “Anyone who follows NASCAR already knows what a great driver Denny is on the race track, but what is lesser known is how charitable of a person he is off it. We believe Denny is an excellent partner and ambassador for the LBB brand. We look forward to working with him to further grow our store count, as well as helping to build awareness and goodwill.”

Please follow LBB Cornelius on Facebook at and @littlebigburgercornelius on Instagram. Hamlin can be followed at and

About Chanticleer Holdings, Inc.

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Chanticleer Holdings owns, operates, and franchises fast, casual, and full-service restaurant brands, including American Burger Company, BGR – Burgers Grilled Right, Little Big Burger, Just Fresh, and Hooters. For more information, please visit:

About Little Big Burger

Little Big Burger (''LBB'') is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. Founded in Portland, OR in 2010, LBB is a counter service, fast-casual restaurant concept offering fresh, high quality cooked-to-order burgers, truffle fries and root beer floats. LBB has developed a cult-like following in the Pacific Northwest by offering a simple menu focused on delicious quality, served in a hip atmosphere. Parties interested in franchise opportunities should send an email to or visit

A video about Little Big Burger may be viewed at the following link: 

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