ARC Group Announces Appointment Of Director Of Marketing

LAFAYETTE, La., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC Group, Inc. (OTCQB: ARCK), owner, operator and franchisor of the award-winning Dick's Wings & Grill® concept, announced that Chris Perrella has joined the Company as its Director of Marketing.

Chris Perrella brings more than 17 years of marketing experience to the Company.  As Director of Marketing, Mr. Perrella will be supervising the design and implementation of the Company's marketing and advertising campaigns, and will be responsible for directing and implementing all marketing initiatives for the Company's current and future brands.  Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Perrella served as the marketing director of Buffalo's Cafe® and was the owner and operator of the Buffalo's Cafe restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida.

"Chris brings with him a wealth of restaurant industry experience and a proven track record in delivering success," stated Richard Akam, Chief Executive Officer of ARC Group.  "His senior marketing knowledge at both the local and national level makes him a huge asset to our business. This, coupled with his experience on the owner/operator side, gives Chris the unique ability to approach our marketplace from multiple perspectives to reach the best outcome.  He will play an integral role in helping us open new restaurants throughout the country.  We could not be more excited to have Chris join our team."

"I am very excited to be appointed to this role and look forward to helping ARC Group fulfill its ambitious development plan," added Chris Perrella.  "Rick and his team have done an outstanding job of rebranding and reshaping Dick's Wings, and the Company's low-cost conversion strategy sets it apart in the industry.  A big part of my job will be to accelerate our ability to identify and bring low-cost restaurant conversion opportunities to fruition more quickly by implementing and maintaining an effective marketing function that highlights the substantial benefits of the Company's innovative business model to potential franchisees.  I believe with that plan in place, ARC Group has unlimited growth potential."

About ARC Group, Inc.                                                            

ARC Group, Inc., headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, is the owner, operator and franchisor of the Dick's Wings & Grill concept, and the co-owner of the owner, operator and franchisor of the Wing Nutz® concept.  Dick's Wings® prides itself on its award-winning chicken wings spun in its signature sauces and seasonings.  Wing Nutz offers a large selection of premium baked chicken wings and other baked products.  Wing Nutz also offers its own proprietary line of craft beers under the name "Nut Job Beers".  Dick's Wings has 16 restaurants in Florida and one restaurant in Georgia, along with a concession stand at EverBank Field.  Wing Nutz has 10 restaurants in Utah and one restaurant in Idaho.

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This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended, that are intended to be covered by the safe harbor created thereby.  All statements other than statements of historical fact contained herein, including, without limitation, statements regarding the Company's future financial position, business strategy, plans and objectives, are forward-looking statements.  Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may," "will," "expects," "intends," "plans," "projects," "estimates," "anticipates," or "believes" or the negative thereof or any variation thereon or similar terminology or expressions.  Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from results proposed in such statements.  Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can provide no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct.  Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations include, but are not limited to, those factors set forth in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 29, 2013 and its other filings and submissions with the SEC.  Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made.  Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

SOURCE ARC Group, Inc.



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