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1. ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal residents of the United States, who are 13 years of age or older and who own or have lawful access to a mobile device that supports the Instagram application, as of date of entry. If a minor in jurisdiction of residence – generally, under age 18 – be sure to obtain the permission of your parent or legal guardian before entering the Contest. Instagram is a free application available through the Android(TM) and iPhone(R) apps on certain mobile devices.** Void in Hawaii and wherever prohibited by law. Employees, officers and directors of Benihana National Corp. (“Sponsor”), its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and the immediate family members (parents, children, siblings, spouse) and/or those living in the same household of each (whether related or not) are not eligible. By participating, entrants if a minor in jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges (i.e., Sponsor).

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. {**Used for reference purposes. No endorsement or sponsorship is intended or implied.}

2. HOW TO ENTER: From your Instagram account, upload a photo with the hashtag “#BenihanaTBT” or “#BeniTBT” or “BeniThrowback” which includes an image taken at any Benihana restaurant location at any time during the last 50 years. Photos must be uploaded between 12:01AM (Eastern/standard time) January 1, 2014 and 11:59AM (Eastern/standard time) January 30, 2014 to be considered eligible entries. (For the avoidance of doubt, a photo which is in compliance with these Official Rules is an eligible “entry.”) There is a limit of twenty (20) photos/entries per person; each photo must be materially different from photos previously submitted by such person as entries in the Contest. Use of any device or artifice to violate this entry limit will result in disqualification. Photos posted by script, macro, robotic, programmed or like means are prohibited and will be disqualified. Wireless Internet access charges may apply to use of mobile device for Contest participation. You may be charged by your wireless carrier in conjunction with Contest participation. Be sure to check your wireless carrier's pricing plan before participating in the Contest. Not all mobile devices offer wireless Internet access or support the Instagram application; and, wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas. No mechanically reproduced entries of any kind permitted. Incomplete entries (including but not limited to photos which omit the required hashtag) are void. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, invalid, unintelligible, technically corrupted, garbled, inaccessible or misdirected entries or entries/photos that cannot be accessed by Sponsor for any reason (including but not limited to filtering or functionality of Instagram), all of which are void. A given Instagram account may only be used by one person to participate in the Contest. In the event of a dispute over who posted a given photo/entry, the entry/photo will be deemed to have been posted by the authorized account holder of the mobile phone number associated with the Instagram account used to post the photo, as per the applicable wireless carrier's records.

3. RESTRICTIONS ON CONTENT OF PHOTO.Any photo determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be in violation of any of the following restrictions will be disqualified from the Contest:A. Content of photo must be your original work. DO NOT COPY THE WORKS OF OTHERS. B. Photo cannot violate the trademark, copyright or other rights of any third party. If someone else took the photo submitted as an entry or appears in the photo submitted as an entry, it is your responsibility to obtain the consent of such person beforehand. (You may include Sponsor's trademarks and images of Benihana restaurant location in photo, with the understanding that such permission does not grant you any rights to same.) C. Photo cannot advocate violence or drug/alcohol use or any illegal act. D. Photo cannot include inappropriate, offensive or obscene material or gestures (e.g., hate speech or pornographic images).E. Photo cannot disparage, reflect poorly upon or otherwise adversely affect the goodwill and/or reputation of Sponsor.G. Photo cannot be the result of excessive/inordinate use of photo-editing software or the like.

4. GRANT OF RIGHTS IN PHOTO:Subject only to any rights retained by Instagram, by submitting a photo as an entry in the Contest, entrant (if a minor in jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) grants to Sponsor and its designees the non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable, sublicenseable right and license to use, perform, exhibit, reproduce and/or otherwise exploit the photo in any manner and in any and all distribution channels, venues or media now known or hereafter devised, without further notice or any compensation to entrant. Entrant waives any "Moral Right of Authors" (Droit Moral) in the photo. Entrant further agrees, upon Sponsor's request and without compensation, to sign any and all necessary and appropriate documents (and to provide any third party consents, as necessary) so as to effect, perfect or record such grant of license rights.

Entrant (if a minor in jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) also expressly acknowledges that Sponsor and its designees have wide access to ideas, stories, designs and other literary/artistic materials submitted to them from outside sources or being developed by their own employees and that such ideas/stories/designs/literary/artistic materials may be competitive with, similar to (or even identical to) entrant's photo and that Sponsor and its designees shall have no liability to entrant or any third party in conjunction therewith.


5. SELECTION OF WINNERS: There will be five (5) potential winners selected in a drawing on January 9th, five (5) potential winners selected in a drawing on January 16th, five (5) potential winners selected in a drawing on January 23rd, and five (5) potential winners selected in a drawing on January 30th, 2014. In all cases, the prize is a $50 Benihana gift card. Winners will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received as of 11:59 PM (Eastern/standard time) on the day immediately preceding the date of the applicable drawing. (Non-winning entries will be retained for subsequent drawings, as applicable.) Provided that a photo is in compliance with these Official Rules, the photo will be entered in the applicable drawing(s) and the content of the photo will not be considered in the winner selection procedure. Winners will be notified through Instagram, with the winner being posted by @benihanarestaurant. Winner will have 48 hours to respond via an email address provided. Limit one prize per person/household/address. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received for each drawing. TOTAL VALUE OF ALL PRIZES: $1000.

6. GENERAL CONDITIONS: If won by a minor in jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded to or in the name of minor’s parent or legal guardian, in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Any applicable federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winners. Gift cards are subject to terms and conditions of use as indicated thereon. No prize substitution. Prizes are redeemable/exchangeable for cash only where such redemption is required by law. Prizes are not transferable except with written consent of Sponsor, which may be withheld or granted in its sole discretion. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. If any winner (if a minor in jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) fails to timely respond to notification posted @benihanarestaurant, any prize/prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any winner (if a minor in jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and alternate may be selected. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use winners’ name, voice, statements, image and likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

7. RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Sponsor's failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules in a given circumstance shall not constitute the waiver of such provision. Sponsor not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prize or in the administration of the promotion, whether caused by computer, technical or human error. By participating, entrants and winners (if a minor in jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, as well as Instagram, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Contest, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Contest-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Sponsor is not responsible if Contest cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, faulty, or incorrect transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, any damage to any person's mobile device related to or resulting from participating in the Contest, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in the Contest whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Contest should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, Sponsor will select the winners for affected drawing(s) from all eligible entries received for such affected drawing(s) prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor or otherwise in a manner that Sponsor in its sole discretion deems fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted @benihanarestaurant Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or attempt to interfere with this Contest in any way shall be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify, freeze or prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE @benihanarestaurant OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL & CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND/OR SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY INDIVIDUAL MAKING ANY SUCH ATTEMPTS TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

8.DISPUTE RESOLUTION/CHOICE OF LAW. Any dispute, claim or cause of action arising under this Contest or these Official Rules shall be brought in the federal or state courts of Delaware and such courts shall apply the internal, substantive law of Delaware in resolving any such dispute/claim/cause of action. To the fullest extent permitted by law, you (if a minor in jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) agree (a) to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and waive any claim of change of venue or the like; (b) that any such claim/cause of action will be filed individually, not as a class action; and (c) that in any such claim/cause of action, your recovery shall be limited to your actual out-of-pocket costs (if any) in participating in the Contest, with all other damages (including but not limited to special, compensatory, consequential, incidental or punitive damages) and attorneys' fees being expressly waived.

9. WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, please send a letter to Benihana National Corp. Attn: Promotions, 8750 NW 36th Street, Suite 300, Doral, FL 33178. Winners list will be available after February 15, 2014. Requests must be received by February 3, 2014.

10. SPONSOR: This Contest is sponsored by: Benihana National Corp. Miami, FL.
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Filet Mignon And Chicken For Two

Share two filet mignon and chicken entrées grilled with mushrooms and sesame seeds.

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