OFFICIAL RULES
OF THE
SUSHI-SAN OPENING SWEEPSTAKES (the “Promotion”)

Sponsor: Sushi-san River North LLC dba Sushi-san, 59 W. Grand Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60654.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Promotion is void where prohibited or restricted by applicable law, and all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Winners are responsible for any taxes, customs, duties and like amounts connected with the prize.

How to play: Starting at 10:00 AM on Wednesday August 16, 2017, and ending at 10:00 AM Monday October 16, 2017 (the “Entry Period”), eligible persons may enter to win one (1) Grand Prize consisting of a trip for two to Japan, including airfare, hotel accommodations, and distillery tours of the Asahi Brewery and the Beam Suntory Distillery in Tokyo, Japan (restriction apply, see below) or one (1) First Prize consisting of a dinner for two at the Sushi-San grand opening on November 2, 2017 (date subject to change in the discretion of Sponsor) located at 59 W. Grand Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60654 by entering on the Sushi-San Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/therealsushisan) (the “Promotion Site”).  Eligible persons who register on the Promotion Site (a “Registered Participant”) may obtain up to 5 bonus entries when an entrant’s Facebook friend also enters the Promotion; provided, however, that Registered Participants are prohibited from using his or her Facebook Personal Timeline to administer the Promotion.  No mechanically reproduced entries of any kind permitted. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Winners will be randomly selected and notified via email no later than 5:00 PM October 20, 2017. Winners must accept prize within 24 hours to remain eligible.  The First Prize dinner for two does not include transportation or accommodations of any kind. If any prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if the selected winner does not respond within the stated period, such prize shall be considered forfeited and Sponsor will have the option but not the obligation to award the prize to an alternate winner.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected incomplete or incorrect entries and or notices.

Please note, this Promotion is no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.  Entry to this Promotion constitutes a full and complete release of Facebook from any and all liability related to this Promotion.  Registered Entrants are providing his or her information to Sushi-San River North LLC 59 W. Grand Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60654 (“Sponsor”) and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used to select winners for this sweepstakes and in the delivery of future promotional communications from Sponsor. You may opt out of this communication at any time.

Eligibility: Open to legal U.S. residents 21 years-of-age or older at the beginning of the Promotion. Void where prohibited by law.  Employees of Sponsor and their respective agencies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and members of the immediate families and household members of each are not eligible.  

Prizes and Odds:  One Grand Prize and one First Prize will be awarded in the random drawing described above. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.

The Grand Prize Package includes: One (1) standard hotel accommodation for three nights, (one double occupancy room and room tax only) at major commercial hotel, Tokyo, Japan as selected by Sponsor and on dates as selected by Sponsor, round trip coach air transportation for two (2) to Tokyo, Japan (the “Destination”), provided by a major commercial airline from a major commercial airport in the continental United States, nearest to the winner’s primary residence as selected by Sponsor, on dates as selected by Sponsor.  Distillery Tours of the Asahi Brewery Tokyo, Japan and the Beam Suntory Distillery Tokyo, Japan on dates as selected by Sponsor with a total approximate retail value (ARV) of $5,000.00.  All other expenses specifically not mentioned herein, including without limitation, ground transportation between winner’s residence and departure airport, destination airport and hotel, destination hotel and tours, travel insurance, transfers, additional hotel amenities, (i.e. spa services, room service, internet access, local & long distance telephone calls, laundry services), fees and gratuities, extra service charges and related taxes, airline change fees, airline premium seat fees, airline baggage fees (both checked and carry on), personal expenses such as meals, alcoholic beverages, photos, merchandise, souvenirs, and passport fees, are the responsibility of the winner and traveling companion.

The First Prize is dinner for two at the Sushi-San Grand Opening Party taking place on November 2, 2017 at 59 W. Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60654 with an ARV of $100.00. No travel or accommodations of any kind are provided with the First Prize.

Sponsor reserves the right to change the date of the prize.  No prize includes alcoholic beverages.  Sponsor will report the value of the prize as required by law.  All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Odds of winning prize are based on the number of entries received.

Drawing and Awarding of Prize: The winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received on about October 16, 2017 at 10:00 am. Notices will be sent via email no later than 5:00 pm October 20, 2017. Drawing and awarding will be conducted by Sponsor whose decisions on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final. Sponsor may require the prize winner and their guest, if applicable, to execute an affidavit of eligibility, publicity release (except where prohibited), liability waiver and/or IRS Form W-9 (if required by IRS regulations) prior to the delivery of any prize (collectively, "Affidavit").  If the prize winner does not respond to the notification within one (1) day, is found to be ineligible, fails to execute the Affidavit or other documentation required by Sponsor and/or the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the Sponsor may consider such prize winner to have forfeited the prize, and another prize winner may be selected in the sole discretion of Sponsor. 

General: No prize substitutions allowed and no cash alternatives are available.  Prizes are non-transferable. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event of unavailability or any or all portions of any prize.  If winner chooses to come without a guest, the Grand Prize will be awarded for one person alone.  Any unused elements of the Grand Prize will be forfeited, will not be redeemable for cash and may not reduce the prize value awarded for tax purposes. All federal, state, local and other taxes, costs and expenses relating to the use, acceptance and possession of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner and guest, if applicable, will receive an IRS Form 1099 for the actual value of the prize awarded. Actual retail value of prize depends upon location of winner and fares at time of departure.  Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to use winner’s (an guest, if applicable) name, hometown, likeness and photograph for advertising and publicity purposes without additional notice or compensation.

By participating, Participants agree to abide by and be bound by these official rules and all decisions.  By accepting prize, winner agrees to release Sponsor, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc., and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, managers, officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns from any and all liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use, and/or misuse of any prize or participation in this Promotion or in prize-related activities.  Winners acknowledge that neither Sponsor nor its agents have made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize.  Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.  This Promotion shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, regardless of conflicts of laws principles. Any action or litigation concerning this Promotion shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Cook County, Illinois, and each Registered Participant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waives all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts.  Each Participant agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Illinois. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION.  ALL PARTICIPANTS HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY'S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF PARTICIPANT OR ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.

For the name of the winners, available after November 1, 2017 send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Sushi-san Grand Opening Sweepstakes, 5419 N. Sheridan Road Suite 105 Chicago, IL  60640. Requests must be received by December 17, 2017. Sponsor: Sushi-san River North LLC, 59 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654.