|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2018
|Investments in and Advances to Affiliates, Schedule of Investments [Abstract]|
Investments at cost consist of the following at December 31, 2018 and 2017:
Chanticleer Investors LLC – The Company invested $800,000 during 2011 and 2012 in exchange for a 22% ownership stake in Chanticleer Investors, LLC, which in turn holds a 3% interest in Hooters of America, the operator and franchisor of the Hooters Brand worldwide. As a result, the Company’s effective economic interest in Hooters of America is approximately 0.6%.
The entire disclosure for investments in certain debt and equity securities.
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