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Jack Feels Your (Gas) Pain!

Jack in the Box® Restaurants to Offer Two Free Tacos to Guests with Gas Receipt on June 26

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 24, 2008--If filling up your fuel tank is draining your wallet, Jack in the Box(R) is here to help ease your gas-pump pain. On Thursday, June 26, Jack in the Box restaurants will give two free (yes, free!) regular tacos to any guest who presents a gas receipt.

"The rising price of fuel is really putting the pinch on consumers," said Terri Graham, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Jack in the Box Inc. "Giving away free tacos is our way of letting guests know that Jack's got their back in these tough economic times."

WHAT: Jack in the Box restaurants will give away two free tacos to guests who present a valid gas receipt. Limit of one order of tacos per guest. No purchase necessary. Duplicates or copies will not be accepted.

WHEN: Thursday, June 26, from midnight to 11:59 p.m.

WHERE: All participating Jack in the Box restaurants.

Jack in the Box Inc. (NYSE:JBX), based in San Diego, is a restaurant company that operates and franchises Jack in the Box(R) restaurants, one of the nation's largest hamburger chains, with more than 2,100 restaurants in 18 states. Additionally, through a wholly owned subsidiary the company operates and franchises Qdoba Mexican Grill(R), a leader in fast-casual dining, with more than 400 restaurants in 40 states. For more information, visit www.jackinthebox.com.

(Note to media: Visit www.2freetacosday.com for additional details and to download an interview with Jack about the free-tacos promotion.)


    CONTACT: Jack in the Box Inc.
             Kathleen Anthony, 858-571-2301
             Media Relations Manager
             kathleen.anthony@jackinthebox.com

    SOURCE: Jack in the Box Inc.