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Jack's Samba Carnival Set To Shake Up Rose Parade(R)
Jack in the Box(R) offers sneak preview of its 2010 Tournament of Roses(R) Parade float on Dec. 30
PASADENA, Calif., Dec 29, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- More than thirty flamboyant Samba dancers along with traditional Brazilian drummers and spectacular 15-foot-tall Carnival Puppets will ignite the streets of Pasadena on January 1 as Jack in the Box(R) restaurants celebrates the music, dancing and artistry of Brazilian Carnival with its Tournament of Roses(R) Parade float - "Jack's Samba Carnival."

On Wednesday, Dec. 30, from 11:30am to 12:30pm, Festival Artists Worldwide will offer the media a sneak peek at "Jack's Samba Carnival" as volunteers apply brilliantly-hued florals to the float, under the direction of designer John Ramirez and builder Craig Bugajski.


Media preview of the Jack in the Box "Jack's Samba Carnival" float with volunteer decorators from Jack in the Box and Big Brothers Big Sisters, the company's primary charitable partner, plus a special appearance by the Rose Parade Queen & her Court .


Wednesday, Dec. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Festival Artists Worldwide, 120 N. Aspan Ave., Azusa, Calif.


Rose Parade Queen & her Court
John Ramirez - designer, Festival Artists Worldwide
Craig Bugajski - builder, Festival Artists Worldwide
Christy Stoeckel -- California Big Sister of the Year & rider on Jack's float
Big and Little matches from Big Brothers Big Sisters and agency representatives
Jack in the Box employees and company officials

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK), 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 2,200 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 500 restaurants in 42 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Jack in the Box Inc.

Kathy Kovacevich, (858) 571-2544
Community Relations Manager
Jack in the Box Inc.