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 20, 2019 (March 19, 2019)



(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 19, 2019, 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 2019 fiscal year.


At the Meeting, a total of 3,255,901 shares of common stock of the Company (the “Common Stock”) voted in person or by proxy, out of 3,476,681 outstanding shares of Common Stock entitled to vote at the Meeting. Set forth below is the number of votes cast for, withheld, 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   2,365,653   845,670   44,578
02 - Steven Shulman   2,368,659   845,670   41,572
03 – Anthony J. Sirica   2,361,767   845,670   48,464
04 - Marcia Allen   2,368,162   845,670   42,069
05 - Paul Gordon   2,368,212   845,670   42,019
06 - Bruce R. Lewin   2,367,818   845,670   42,413
07 - Vincent Pascal   2,368,112   845,670   42,119
08 - Arthur Stainman   2,368,659   845,670   41,572
09 - Stephen Novick   2,368,159   845,670   42,072


2. Ratification of the appointment of Cohn Reznick LLP as independent auditors for the 2019 fiscal year:


For   Against   Abstain
3,251,431   1,153   3,317




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.


 Date: March 20, 2019 ARK RESTAURANTS CORP.  
  By: /s/ Michael Weinstein  
  Name:   Michael Weinstein  
  Title: Chief Executive Officer