BLOOMINGTON, Ill. & COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced the debut of its Ovation 10 featuring Carmike Cinemas’ new Cinematic Dining Experience in Bloomington, IL (415 Detroit Drive, 61704). The Ovation 10’s Grand Opening festivities will begin with Universal’s highly anticipated 50 Shades of Grey and 20th Century Fox’s Kingsman: The Secret Service, which debut Thursday, February 12th beginning at 8pm (local time). Attendees are encouraged to visit www.carmike.com for exact show times and to purchase their advance tickets.
The Ovation 10’s innovative full-service dining experience presents a customized service that brings the convenience of cinematic dining to each and every oversized luxury seat. Carmike’s newly developed Ovation also features an extensive menu offering over 100 premium selections to choose from allowing valued guests to enjoy the biggest Hollywood blockbusters like never before. Other exemplary amenities include a cocktail lounge with full service bar available for guests to enjoy the comfort of community-style seating accentuated by the staff’s customized service of premium beer, wine and specialty drinks. In addition, to celebrate the grand opening, guests will enjoy daily specials beginning Thursday, February 12, 2015 including:
2014 Annual Bucket Trade In – Guests that bring their 2014 annual bucket to the Ovation 10 will receive a 2015 bucket at no charge.
ISU Student Special – $2 Tacos and $2 sliders for Illinois State University students all day Tuesday, February 17, 2015.
Super Bargain Matinee – $5.75 admission prices for all movies between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm. Standard surcharges for 3-D and special showings apply.
This exceptional luxury dine-in entertainment complex will also feature 10 large, wall-to-wall screens, all-new stadium seating with accessible service buttons, a cutting-edge projection system, which delivers crystal-clear 2D and 3D images, as well as special services for visually and hearing-impaired guests. For the additional convenience of advanced ticket sales, this new complex also provides kiosks and guest services to allow cinemagoers the escape from the elements while experiencing fast moving lines located indoors.
Carmike Cinemas President and Chief Executive Officer David Passman stated, “We are thrilled to bring the sleek aesthetic of our newly developed Ovation 10 entertainment complex and its many unique amenities to the Bloomington and Normal communities. Carmike is committed to providing our valued guests with superior cinema-going entertainment through the finest in-theatre seating while ensuring a cutting-edge presentation through our innovative products and industry partners. The Ovation 10 is no exception as we designed this unique hybrid in entertainment for the definitive enjoyment of our guests.”
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. Carmike has 273 theatres with 2,892 screens in 41 states. The circuit includes 45 premium large format (PLF) auditoriums featuring state-of-the-art technology and luxurious seating, including 27 "BigDs," 16 IMAX auditoriums and two MuviXL screens. As "America's Hometown Theatre Chain" Carmike's primary focus is mid-sized communities. Visit www.carmike.com for exact show- times and to purchase tickets.