Carmike Cinemas and Continental Concession Supplies Inc. (CCSI) Forge New, Long-Term National Distribution Agreement

  Carmike Cinemas and Continental Concession Supplies Inc. (CCSI) Forge New,
  Long-Term National Distribution Agreement

Business Wire

COLUMBUS, Ga. & NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- October 24, 2013

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital cinema
and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, and Continental Concession Supplies Inc.
(“CCSI”), a New York-based movie theatre and specialty market candy, snacks,
janitorial and paper goods distributor, announced today the signing of a new
long-term national distribution partnership. Under the agreement, CCSI will
supply Carmike with substantially all of its concessions and janitorial needs.
CCSI will commence distribution to all 247 Carmike Cinemas theatres on
November 1, 2013.

The new partnership allows Carmike to capitalize upon CCSI’s national
distribution capabilities, thereby reducing delivery lead times and allowing
the Company to source virtually all of its concession, janitorial, paper and
food products, for the first time ever, from one source. In response to the
agreement, CCSI plans the immediate opening of a new distribution facility in
Charlotte, NC, expanding their current network of distribution facilities to

In addition, the arrangement provides Carmike with further flexibility by
offering an expanded menu of the best-performing food items, including gourmet
and frozen foods, while leveraging the buying power and industry expertise of
CCSI. With an expanded concessions selection, Carmike expects to rotate menu
items faster, facilitating additional menu experimentation.

Carmike Cinemas’ President and Chief Executive Officer David Passman stated:
“Carmike has established a strong reputation for growth and innovation in the
theatre concessions arena by achieving increased per patron spending while
maintaining solid margins. We are pleased to take the next step in our
concessions growth by forging a new partnership with CCSI, an organization
that we believe possesses the buying power and industry expertise to support
our future success.”

CCSI Executive Vice President of Sales and Procurement Adam Gottlieb stated:
“CCSI is honored to be appointed as the national supplier to Carmike Cinemas
for all of their concession and janitorial needs. CCSI searches for dynamic,
growing companies like Carmike to partner with, thus creating relationships
that are mutually beneficial to both companies. I know we have entered into
such a long-term partnership with Carmike, and our entire organization is
excited to begin servicing their entertainment complexes across the nation.”

About Carmike Cinemas (

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a U.S. leader in digital cinema, 3-D cinema
deployments and one of the nation’s largest motion picture exhibitors. As of
June 30, 2013, Carmike had 245 theatres with 2,476 screens in 35 states.
Carmike’s digital cinema footprint reached 2,373 screens, including 227
theatres with 940 screens that are also equipped for 3-D. The circuit also
includes 19 “Big D” large format digital experience auditoriums, featuring
state-of-the-art equipment and luxurious seating and 8 IMAX® auditoriums. As
“America’s Hometown Theatre Chain,” Carmike’s primary focus for its locations
is small to mid-sized communities.

About Continental Concession Supplies Inc. ---

Continental Concession Supplies Inc., headquartered in New Hyde Park, NY, is
an industry leader in supplying candy, snacks, paper, and janitorial supplies
to the movie theater and specialty markets class of trade.

CCSI’s six company owned distribution facilities enable CCSI to provide
industry leading customer service levels and pricing to customers throughout
the continental United States, and their state of the art, proprietary
software package, Forward Thinking Systems, allows them to offer a vast array
of customer specific reporting capabilities to their customers.

Disclosure Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the federal securities laws. Statements that are not historical facts,
including statements about Carmike’s beliefs, expectations and future
performance, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements
include statements preceded by, followed by or that include the words,
“believes,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “plans,” “estimates,” “seeks” or similar
expressions. Examples of forward-looking statements in this press release
include Carmike’s expectations regarding the expected impact of the CCSI
agreement. Forward-looking statements are only predictions and are not
guarantees of performance. These statements are based on beliefs and
assumptions of Carmike’s management, which in turn are based on currently
available information. The forward-looking statements also involve risks and
uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from
those contained in any forward-looking statement. Many of these factors are
beyond Carmike’s ability to control or predict. Important factors that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any
forward-looking statement include, but are not limited to: Carmike’s ability
to achieve expected results from its strategic acquisitions, general economic
conditions in Carmike’s regional and national markets; Carmike’s ability to
comply with covenants contained in its senior secured credit agreement and the
indenture governing its 7.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2019; Carmike’s
ability to operate at expected levels of cash flow; financial market
conditions including, but not limited to, changes in interest rates and the
availability and cost of capital; Carmike’s ability to meet its contractual
obligations, including all outstanding financing commitments; the availability
of suitable motion pictures for exhibition in Carmike’s markets; competition
in Carmike’s markets; competition with other forms of entertainment; and other
factors, including the risk factors disclosed in Carmike’s Annual Report on
Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, under the caption “Risk
Factors.” Carmike believes these forward-looking statements are reasonable;
however, undue reliance should not be placed on any forward-looking
statements, which are based on current expectations. Further, forward-looking
statements speak only as of the date they are made, and Carmike undertakes no
obligation to update publicly any of them in light of new information or
future events.


Carmike Cinemas, Inc.
Robert Lehman, 706-576-3453
Vice President - Food and Beverage
JCIR – Investor Relations/Corporate Communications
Robert Rinderman or Jennifer Neuman, 212-835-8500
Continental Concession Supplies, Inc.
Adam Gottlieb, 516-629-4969
Executive Vice President Sales and Procurement
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