Rick's Cabaret Sets "Sneak Peek" Opening of its New York City Club for September 9th with Grand Opening Scheduled September 21st
NEW YORK CITY--(September 8, 2005)-- Rick's
Cabaret International, Inc. [RICK:NASDAQ]
said today it would open its posh
new adult nightclub (at 50 West 33rd Street between Broadway and
Fifth Avenue) in Midtown Manhattan on Friday September 9th at 4
pm for a “sneak peek” preview.
Cabaret-NYC will remain open in the preview mode from 4
a.m. to 4 p.m. until September 20th, and then will have an extended
four-day grand opening from September 21st through September 24th.
The luxurious new three-story gentlemen’s club is one of 10
upscale adult nightclubs operated by the Houston-based company.
(The Rick’s Cabaret in New Orleans, now closed due to Hurricane
Katrina, is operated under an exclusive license arrangement.)
“Our extensive renovation has been completed and we plan a
‘soft launch’ for the first couple of weeks as a build
up to the grand opening,” said Eric Langan,
CEO of Rick’s Cabaret. ”We are continuing to audition
entertainers and will have about 200 girls on hand when we open,
along with waitresses and other staff. “
Rick’s Cabaret-NYC features wood paneled walls, marble bars
and a sensuous color scheme, plush seating, luxurious private booths
in the VIP suite, a state-of-the-art sound system and lighting,
and a private elevator to whisk patrons between the floors. Along
with outstanding wine and beverage service, it will feature a first
class restaurant that will be open until 4 a.m. daily.
In a pre-opening review of Rick’s Cabaret-NYC, Xtreme
Magazine said: “Just under 10,000 sq. ft., Manhattan’s
Rick’s is a sight for sore eyes, with an ambiance so elegant
that even your everyday Joe will feel like the utmost VIP. The best
word to describe Rick’s is posh. The Rick’s Girls are
hired on the basis of not only their beauty but also their friendliness,
and they won’t hustle you for a lap dance or pout if you politely
Rick’s Cabaret International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RICK, www.ricks.com)
operates upscale adult nightclubs serving primarily businessmen
and professionals that offer live adult entertainment, restaurant
and bar operations. The company owns, operates or licenses adult
nightclubs in New York City, New Orleans, Houston, Minneapolis and
other cities under the names "Rick's Cabaret," "XTC,"
“Club Onyx” and “Hummers.” No sexual contact
is permitted at any of these locations. Rick’s Cabaret also
owns the adult Internet membership Web site, www.couplestouch.com,
and a network of nine online auction sites for adult products under
the flagship URL www.naughtybids.com.
Rick’s Cabaret common stock is traded on the NASDAQ SmallCap
market under the symbol RICK. For further information contact [email protected].
This press release may contain forward-looking information within
the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
that involves significant risks and uncertainties, and is subject
to the safe harbors created by this section. Important factors that
could cause actual results for Rick's Cabaret to differ materially
from those indicated in this press release include the risks and
uncertainties as to the future operational and financial results
of our Web sites, conditions relevant to real estate transactions,
the future operational performance of our partners, the laws governing
the operation of adult entertainment businesses, competitive and
economic factors, dependence on key personnel and the ability to
manage operations. Rick's Cabaret has no obligation to update or
revise the forward-looking statements to reflect the occurrence
of future events or circumstances. Please refer to the documents
Rick’s Cabaret files from time to time with the Securities
and Exchange Commission, in particular the most recent quarterly
reports on Form 10-QSB and annual report on Form 10-KSB, which are
available at the Company’s website, www.ricks.com.
Contact for further information: Allan Priaulx, 212-338-0050,
to Editors: For press passes to Rick’s Cabaret-NYC
“sneak peek” or grand opening contact Allan Priaulx
at [email protected] or 212-338-0050.