Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 13, 2018



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


New York 1-09453 13-3156768  
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


85 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10003

(Address of principal executive offices, with zip code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 206-8800


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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On March 13, 2018, Ark Restaurants Corp. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”). The following matters were submitted to a vote of the Company’s shareholders at the Meeting: (i) the election of nine (9) directors to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified; and (ii) the ratification of the appointment of Cohn Reznick LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2018 fiscal year.


At the Meeting, a total of 3,137,179 shares of common stock of the Company (the “Common Stock”) voted in person or by proxy, out of 3,436,681 outstanding shares of Common Stock entitled to vote at the Meeting. Set forth below is the number of votes cast for, against, withheld, abstentions, and broker non-votes as to each matter.


1. Election of a Board of Nine Directors:


Nomination   For   Withheld   Broker Non-Votes
01 - Michael Weinstein   2,135,799   44,117   957,263
02 - Steven Shulman   2,135,400   44,516   957,263
03 - Robert Stewart   2,136,845   43,071   957,263
04 - Marcia Allen   2,138,046   41,870   957,263
05 - Paul Gordon   2,137,345   42,571   957,263
06 - Bruce R. Lewin   2,136,434   43,482   957,263
07 - Vincent Pascal   2,136,533   43,383   957,263
08 - Arthur Stainman   2,136,534   43,382   957,263
09 - Stephen Novick   2,136,746   43,170   957,263


2. Ratification of the appointment of Cohn Reznick LLP as independent auditors for the 2017 fiscal year:


For   Against   Abstain
3,131,194   5,350   635



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    /s/ Michael Weinstein
  By: Name: Michael Weinstein
    Title: Chief Executive Officer
Date: March 13, 2018