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IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE In re: PERKINS & MARIE CALLENDER’S INC.,1 et al., Debtors.

Objection Deadline: July 1, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. (ET) Hearing Date: July 11, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. (ET) Ref. Docket Nos. 5 and 37

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NOTICE OF ENTRY OF INTERIM ORDER PURSUANT TO 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) AND 366 (I) PROHIBITING UTILITIES FROM ALTERING, REFUSING, OR DISCONTINUING UTILITY SERVICES, (II) FINDING UTILITIES ADEQUATELY ASSURED OF PAYMENT, AND (III) ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING ADEQUATE ASSURANCE OF PAYMENT TO: (I) THE OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRUSTEE; (II) THE DEBTORS’ CONSOLIDATED LIST OF CREDITORS HOLDING THE FORTY (40) LARGEST UNSECURED CLAIMS; (III) COUNSEL TO THE AGENT FOR THE DEBTORS’ PREPETITION CREDIT FACILITY AND POST-PETITION DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION FINANCING FACILITY; (IV) COUNSEL TO THE INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE SENIOR SECURED NOTES; (V) COUNSEL TO THE INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE SENIOR NOTES; (VI) COUNSEL TO THE RESTRUCTURING SUPPORT PARTIES; (VII) THE UTILITY PROVIDERS; AND (VIII) ALL PARTIES THAT, AS OF THE FILING OF THIS NOTICE, HAVE REQUESTED NOTICE IN THESE CHAPTER 11 CASES PURSUANT TO BANKRUPTCY RULE 2002.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on June 13, 2011, the above-captioned debtors and debtors-in-possession (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed the Debtors’ Motion Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) and 366 for Interim and Final Orders (I) Prohibiting Utilities from Altering, Refusing, or Discontinuing Utility Services, (II) Finding Utilities Adequately Assured of Payment, and (III) Establishing Procedures for Determining Adequate Assurance of Payment [Docket No. 5] (the “Motion,” a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 1). On June 14, 2011, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the “Court”) entered an order [Docket No. 37] (the “Interim Order,” a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 2) approving the Motion on an interim basis and, among other things, prohibiting all of the Debtors’ utility providers from discontinuing, altering or refusing service to the Debtors pending a final disposition of the Motion.

The Debtors, together with the last four digits of each Debtor’s federal tax identification number, are: Perkins & Marie Callender’s Inc. (4388); Perkins & Marie Callender’s Holding Inc. (3999); Perkins & Marie Callender’s Realty LLC (N/A); Perkins Finance Corp. (0081); Wilshire Restaurant Group LLC (0938); PMCI Promotions LLC (7308); Marie Callender Pie Shops, Inc. (7414); Marie Callender Wholesalers, Inc. (1978); MACAL Investors, Inc. (4225); MCID, Inc. (2015); Wilshire Beverage, Inc. (5887); and FIV Corp. (3448). The mailing address for the Debtors is 6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 800, Memphis, TN 38119.
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PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any objections to entry of a final order approving the relief requested in the Motion must be filed on or before July 1, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. (ET) (the “Objection Deadline”) with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 3rd Floor, 824 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801. At the same time, you must serve a copy of the response upon the undersigned counsel to the Debtors so as to be received on or before the Objection Deadline. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT A FINAL HEARING ON THE MOTION WILL BE HELD ON JULY 11, 2011 AT 11:00 A.M. (ET) BEFORE THE HONORABLE KEVIN GROSS AT THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE, 824 N. MARKET STREET, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE 19801 6TH FLOOR, COURTROOM NO. 3, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE 19801. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT UNTIL SUCH TIME AS A FINAL ORDER ON THE MOTION IS ENTERED BY THE COURT, THE DEBTORS’ UTILITY PROVIDERS ARE PROHIBITED FROM DISCONTINUING, ALTERING OR REFUSING SERVICE TO THE DEBTORS ON ACCOUNT OF ANY UNPAID PRE-PETITION CHARGES, OR DISCRIMINATING AGAINST THE DEBTORS, OR REQUIRING PAYMENT OF A DEPOSIT OR RECEIPT OF ANY OTHER SECURITY FOR CONTINUED SERVICE AS A RESULT OF THE DEBTORS’ CHAPTER 11 FILINGS OR ANY OUTSTANDING PREPETITION INVOICES. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS NOTICE, THE COURT MAY GRANT THE RELIEF REQUESTED IN THE MOTION WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE OR A HEARING. Dated: June 14, 2011 Wilmington, DE YOUNG CONAWAY STARGATT & TAYLOR, LLP By: /s/ Morgan L. Seward Robert S. Brady (No. 2847) Robert F. Poppiti, Jr. (No. 5052) Morgan L. Seward (No. 5388) The Brandywine Building, 1000 West Street, 17th Floor Wilmington, DE 19801 Telephone: (302) 571-6600 Facsimile: (302) 571-1253 - AND – TROUTMAN SANDERS LLP Mitchel H. Perkiel Brett D. Goodman The Chrysler Building 405 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10174 Telephone: (212) 704-6000 Facsimile: (212) 704-6288 PROPOSED COUNSEL FOR PERKINS & MARIE CALLENDER’S INC., ET AL., Debtors and Debtors-in-Possession
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IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE In re: PERKINS & MARIE CALLENDER’S INC.,1 et al., Debtors. Chapter 11 Case No. 11-11795 (___) Joint Administration Pending

DEBTORS’ MOTION PURSUANT TO 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) AND 366 FOR INTERIM AND FINAL ORDERS (I) PROHIBITING UTILITIES FROM ALTERING, REFUSING, OR DISCONTINUING UTILITY SERVICES, (II) FINDING UTILITIES ADEQUATELY ASSURED OF PAYMENT, AND (III) ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING ADEQUATE ASSURANCE OF PAYMENT Perkins & Marie Callender’s Inc. (f/k/a The Restaurant Company) (“PMCI”) and its above-captioned affiliated debtor entities (collectively, with PMCI, the “Debtors”), by and through their undersigned proposed counsel, respectfully submit this motion (the “Motion”) pursuant to sections 105(a) and 366 of title 11 of the United States Code, 11 U.S.C. §§ 101 et seq. (the “Bankruptcy Code”), for entry of an interim order (the “Interim Order”) and a final order (the “Final Order”) (a) prohibiting the Utility Providers (as defined below) from altering, refusing or discontinuing the Utility Services (as defined below) on account of prepetition invoices, (b) finding the Utility Providers adequately assured of payment within the meaning of section 366 of the Bankruptcy Code, and (c) establishing procedures for determining adequate assurance of payment and authorizing the Debtors to provide adequate assurance of payment to the Utility Providers. In support of this Motion, the Debtors submit and incorporate by reference herein the “Declaration of Joseph F. Trungale in Support of Debtors’ Chapter 11 Petitions and
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The Debtors, together with the last four digits of each Debtor’s federal tax identification number, are: Perkins & Marie Callender’s Inc. (4388); Perkins & Marie Callender’s Holding Inc. (3999); Perkins & Marie Callender’s Realty LLC (N/A); Perkins Finance Corp. (0081); Wilshire Restaurant Group LLC (0938); PMCI Promotions LLC (7308); Marie Callender Pie Shops, Inc. (7414); Marie Callender Wholesalers, Inc. (1978); MACAL Investors, Inc. (4225); MCID, Inc. (2015); Wilshire Beverage, Inc. (5887); and FIV Corp. (3448). The mailing address for the Debtors is 6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 800, Memphis, TN 38119.

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First Day Motions”, filed contemporaneously with this Motion. Motion, the Debtors respectfully state as follows: Jurisdiction And Venue 1.

In further support of this

This Court has jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 157 and

1334. This is a core proceeding within the meaning of 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2). 2. Venue of the above-captioned chapter 11 cases and this Motion are proper in this

District pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409. 3. The statutory predicates for the relief requested herein are sections 105 and 366 of

the Bankruptcy Code. Factual Background 4. On June 13, 2011 (the “Petition Date”), each of the Debtors filed a voluntary

petition (collectively, the “Petitions”) for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, and each thereby commenced chapter 11 cases (collectively, the “Chapter 11 Cases”) in this Bankruptcy Court (the “Court”). No request has been made for the appointment of a trustee or examiner, and the Debtors continue to operate their businesses and manage their properties as debtors-in-possession pursuant to sections 1107(a) and 1108 of the Bankruptcy Code. As of the date hereof, no Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors has been appointed in any of the Chapter 11 Cases. A. The Debtors’ Businesses 5. The Debtors are one of the leading operators of family-dining and casual-dining

restaurants, under their two (2) highly-recognized brands: (i) their full-service family dining restaurants located primarily in the Midwest, Florida and Pennsylvania under the name “Perkins Restaurant and Bakery” (“Perkins”), and (ii) their mid-priced, full-service casual-dining

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restaurants, specializing in the sale of pies and other bakery items, located primarily in the western United States under the name “Marie Callender’s Restaurant and Bakery” (“Marie Callender’s”). 6. Through the Debtors’ Foxtail Foods bakery goods manufacturing operations

(“Foxtail”), the Debtors offer pies, muffin batters, cookie doughs, pancake mixes, and other food products for sale to both company-owned and franchised Perkins and Marie Callender’s restaurants, and to unaffiliated customers, such as food service distributors and supermarkets, as well as on-line to the public. 7. As of April 17, 2011, the Debtors owned and operated one hundred sixty (160)

Perkins restaurants located in thirteen (13) states, and franchised three hundred fourteen (314) Perkins restaurants located in thirty-one (31) states and five (5) Canadian provinces. Similarly, the Debtors owned and operated eighty-five (85) Marie Callender’s restaurants located in nine (9) states, and franchised thirty seven (37) Marie Callender’s restaurants located in four (4) states and Mexico.2 Thus, the Debtors operate or franchise approximately six hundred (600)

restaurants throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.* 8. As of April 17, 2011, the Debtors employed approximately twelve thousand three

hundred fifty (12,350) employees, consisting of approximately five thousand three hundred fifty (5,350) part-time employees and approximately seven thousand (7,000) full-time employees.* 9. $507 million. The Debtors’ revenues for the year ended December 26, 2010 were approximately

Included therein, MCPSI operates two (2) “Callender’s Grill” restaurants in Los Angeles, California and a single “East Side Mario’s” restaurant in Lakewood, California. * Immediately prior to the Petition Date, the Debtors initiated a store reduction program to discontinue approximately sixty-five (65) corporate-operated restaurant locations, which will have the attendant effect of a reduction in workforce of approximately 2,500 people.

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Corporate Structure and Pre-Petition Capitalization 10. Perkins & Marie Callender’s Holding Inc. (f/k/a The Restaurant Holding

Corporation) is a holding company that wholly owns PMCI. PMCI is the Debtors’ principal operating entity and the primary obligor on the Debtors’ pre-Petition Date senior secured working capital facility and their secured and unsecured bond debt. PMCI directly or indirectly owns and operates the Debtors’ restaurant operations, oversees the Debtors’ franchised restaurant operations, and owns and operates its Foxtail business. 11. On September 24, 2008, PMCI issued $132 million in aggregate principal amount

of 14% Senior Secured Notes (the “Senior Secured Notes”), with a maturity date of May 31, 2013 and interest payable semi-annually on May 31 and November 30 of each year. Prior thereto, on September 21, 2005, PMCI issued $190 million of 10% Senior Notes (the “Senior Notes”), with a maturity date of October 1, 2013 and interest payable semi-annually on April 1 and October 1 of each year. Concurrently with the issuance of the Senior Secured Notes, PMCI and PMC Holding entered into a Credit Agreement dated as of September 24, 2008 (as amended, the “Credit Agreement”) with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, LLC (f/k/a Wells Fargo Foothill, LLC) as the lender and administrative agent (the “Credit Facility Agent”), consisting of a revolving credit facility in favor of PMCI, as borrower, of up to $26,000,000, with a sub-limit of $15,000,000 for the issuance of letters of credit (collectively, the “Credit Facility”). As of the Petition Date, approximately $103,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of the Senior Secured Notes are outstanding, $190,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of the Senior Notes are outstanding, and approximately $10,060,000 in principal amount is outstanding under the Credit Facility (comprised solely of outstanding letters of credit). 12. Effective April 30, 2011, PMCI and various of the other Debtors entered into two

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(2) forbearance agreements (collectively, the “Forbearance Agreements”), one (1) with the holders of in excess of eighty (80%) percent in aggregate principal amount of the Senior Notes (the “Senior Note Forbearance Agreement”), and one (1) with the lender and Credit Facility Agent under the Credit Agreement. 13. In the weeks preceding the Petition Date, the Debtors entered into a

“Restructuring Support Agreement” dated as of June 6, 2011 with the holders of the Senior Notes signatory to the Senior Note Forbearance Agreement and the holders of one hundred (100%) percent of the Senior Notes (collectively, the “Restructuring Support Parties”) designed to mutually and consensually develop and agree upon the parameters of a reorganization program for the Debtors that will, among other things, delever the Debtors’ capital structure, and thereby establish a pre-filing blueprint for an efficient and effective chapter 11 reorganization process. In connection with entering into the Restructuring Support Agreement, the Debtors and the Restructuring Support Parties also negotiated the principal terms of the Debtors’ plan of reorganization, and such plan of reorganization and the accompany disclosure statement will be filed with the Court on or before July 14, 2011 in accordance with the milestones contained in the Restructuring Support Agreement. The Debtors’ Utility Service Providers 14. In the ordinary course of business, the Debtors regularly incur expenses for water,

gas, electricity, sewer, waste services, phone and internet services, wi-fi services, satellite services and other similar services (collectively, the “Utility Services”) provided by approximately five hundred fifty-five (555) service providers (collectively, the “Utility Providers”) in the aggregate. A list of the Utility Providers is attached hereto as Exhibit A (the “Utility Service List”). The relief sought in this Motion is requested with respect to all Utility

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Providers and is not limited to those providers listed on Exhibit A to this Motion.3 15. Prior to the Petition Date, the Debtors closed approximately sixty-five (65)

Perkins and Marie Callender’s corporate restaurant locations. Before these restaurants were closed, the approximate aggregate monthly charges for the Utility Services provided by the Utility Providers totaled $2,000,000. In light of the approximate twenty-five percent (25%) reduction in the aggregate number of Perkins and Marie Callender’s restaurant locations, the Debtors estimate that the total monthly charges for the Utility Services provided by the Utility Providers will total $1,500,000. The provision of Utility Services by the Utility Providers to the Debtors is governed, in some instances, by applicable federal or state tariffs, and by service agreements. 16. On a weekly basis, the Debtors pay amounts on account of bills received from the

Utility Providers. The Utility Providers for electric, gas, phone, water and sewer services have been instructed by the Debtors to send the Debtors’ bills to AVISTA, a bill consolidator retained prior to the Petition Date (the “Bill Consolidator”), for the purpose of organizing and paying those Utility Providers on behalf of the Debtors. The Bill Consolidator consolidates the Debtors’ utility bills and facilitates payment pursuant to a contractual relationship with the Debtors. Those bills are consolidated and, on a weekly basis, the Debtors make one payment to the Bill Consolidator as directed by the Bill Consolidator. Upon receipt of this weekly payment,

disbursements are made by the Bill Consolidator to each of the covered Utility Providers who are due to receive payments during the applicable time period. With regard to charges for waste services, cable, satellite, internet and wi-fi, the Debtors pay bills submitted by those Utility

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Although the Debtors believe that the list of Utility Providers attached hereto as Exhibit A is a complete list, they reserve the right to supplement the Utility Service List if it is determined that any Utility Provider has been omitted. Moreover, the Debtors reserve the right to assert that any of the entities listed on Exhibit A are not utilities within the scope of section 366(a) of the Bankruptcy Code

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Providers directly. 17. Through these arrangements, the Debtors have historically paid bills for Utility

Services on a timely basis pursuant to the terms contracted for with each Utility Provider. Accordingly, as of the Petition Date, the Debtors believe that they were current on their payments to the Utility Providers. As of the Petition Date, however, the Debtors may have: (i) pre-petition accounts payable to certain Utility Providers on account of bills which are not yet due; (ii) outstanding checks issued to certain Utility Providers in payment for pre-petition charges for Utility Services that had not cleared the Debtors’ bank account prior to the Petition Date; or (iii) liabilities for pre-petition Utility Services for which the Debtors have not been billed. Relief Requested 18. By this Motion, the Debtors request the Court to enter the Interim Order, attached

hereto as Exhibit B, and the Final Order, attached hereto as Exhibit C, (a) prohibiting the Utility Providers from altering, refusing, or discontinuing the Utility Services on account of prepetition invoices, including the making of demands for security deposits or accelerated payment terms; (b) providing that the Utility Providers have “adequate assurance of payment” within the meaning of section 366 of the Bankruptcy Code, based on, among other things, the Debtors’ establishment of a segregated account containing an amount equal to approximately fifty percent (50%) of the Debtors’ estimated monthly cost of the Utility Services, which may be adjusted by the Debtors if the Debtors terminate any of the Utility Services provided by a Utility Provider, make other arrangements with certain Utility Providers respect to adequate assurance of payment, determine that an entity listed on the Utility Service List is not a utility company within the scope of section 366 of the Bankruptcy Code or supplement the Utility Service List to

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include additional Utility Providers; and (c) establishing procedures for determining additional adequate assurance of future payment and authorizing the Debtors to provide adequate assurance of future payment to the Debtors’ Utility Providers Basis For Relief Requested 19. If the Utility Providers are permitted to terminate the Utility Services, the Debtors

could be forced, among other things, to cease their business operations. Because the Utility Providers administer essential services to the Debtors’ restaurant facilities, any interruption in Utility Services could be devastating. In fact, the temporary or permanent discontinuation of Utility Services at any of the Debtors’ facilities could irreparably disrupt the Debtors’ business operations and, as a result, fundamentally undermine the Debtors’ reorganization efforts. It is therefore critical that the Utility Services continue uninterrupted.
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Section 366 of the Bankruptcy Code provides that in a chapter 11 case, during the

initial thirty (30) days after the commencement of the case, utilities may not alter, refuse or discontinue service to, or discriminate against, a debtor solely on the basis of the commencement of its chapter 11 case or the existence of prepetition debts owed by the debtor. In a chapter 11 case, following the thirty-day period under section 366(c) of the Bankruptcy Code, a utility may discontinue service to the debtor if the debtor does not provide adequate assurance of payment in a form that is satisfactory to the utility, subject to the Court’s ability to modify the amount of adequate assurance. 21. While the form of adequate assurance of payment may be limited to the types of

security enumerated in subsection 366(c)(1)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code,4 the determination of the amount of adequate assurance is within the discretion of the Court. It is well established that
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the requirement that a utility receive adequate assurance of payment does not require a guarantee of payment. Instead, the protection granted to a utility is intended to avoid exposing the utility to an unreasonable risk of nonpayment. 22. To provide adequate assurance of payment for future services to the Utility

Providers, the Debtors propose to deposit a sum equal to approximately fifty percent (50%) of the Debtors’ estimated monthly cost of utility service into an interest-bearing, segregated account on or before twenty (20) days after the Petition Date (the “Utility Deposit”). As result of the closing of approximately sixty-five (65) of the Debtors’ corporate restaurant locations, the Debtors estimate spending approximately $1,500,000 per month on the Utility Services. Accordingly, the Debtors propose that the Utility Deposit equal $750,000. 23. The Debtors submit that the Utility Deposit constitutes sufficient adequate

assurance of payment to the Utility Providers, as the Debtors’ available cash, together with their anticipated access to debtor-in-possession financing, will enable the Debtors to pay promptly all of their respective obligations to the Utility Providers for any post-petition Utility Service on an ongoing basis and in the ordinary course of business. In fact, the budget approved by the debtorin-possession financing facility lenders explicitly provides for the payment of all of the Debtors’ utility bills as they are rendered in the ordinary course. Furthermore, as of the Petition Date, the Debtors had submitted pre-petition deposits in the aggregate amount of approximately $880,232 with certain of the Utility Providers (such amount is inclusive of certain letters of credit posted for the benefit of some of these Utility Providers). 24. Nevertheless, if any Utility Provider believes that additional adequate assurance

of payment is required, they may request such additional assurance pursuant to the procedures set forth below. The Debtors propose the establishment of certain procedures (the “Utility

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Procedures”) under which a Utility Provider may request additional adequate assurance of payment in the event that such provider can demonstrate that additional adequate assurance is warranted. 25. The Utility Procedures provide the following: (a) If a Utility Provider is not satisfied with the adequate assurance of payment provided by the Debtors, the Utility Provider must serve a written request (a “Request”) upon the proposed co-counsel to the Debtors, (i) Troutman Sanders LLP, The Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York, 10174 (Attention: Mitchel H. Perkiel and Brett D. Goodman) and (ii) Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, The Brandywine Building, 17th Floor, Wilmington, Delaware 19801 (Attention: Morgan L. Seward), setting forth the location(s) for which any Utility Services are provided, the account number(s) for such location(s), the outstanding balance for each account, a summary of the Debtors’ payment history on each account, and an explanation of why the Utility Deposit is not adequate assurance of payment. Without further order of the Court, the Debtors may enter into agreements granting additional adequate assurance to a Utility Provider serving a Request, if the Debtors, in their sole discretion, determine that the Request is reasonable or otherwise negotiate alternative consensual provisions for such additional adequate assurance. If the Debtors believe that a Request is unreasonable, then they shall, within twenty (20) days after receipt of the Request, file a motion (a “Determination Motion”) pursuant to section 366(c) of the Bankruptcy Code seeking a determination from the Court that the Utility Deposit, plus any additional consideration offered by the Debtors, constitutes adequate assurance of payment. Pending a resolution by the Court of the Determination Motion, the Utility Provider that is the subject of such Determination Motion shall not alter, refuse, or discontinue Utility Services to the Debtors. The Utility Deposit shall be deemed adequate assurance of payment for any Utility Provider that fails to make a Request.

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To the extent the Debtors subsequently identify additional Utility Providers not

identified on the Utility Service List, the Debtors seek authority, in their sole discretion, to amend the Utility Service List to add any Utility Provider. The Debtors will serve a copy of this Motion, along with the applicable portion of the amended Utility Service List and any order entered in connection with this Motion, to those Utility Providers that are subsequently added to the Utility Service List. Any subsequently added Utility Provider will be subject to the Utility Procedures. 27. In addition to the foregoing, the Debtors request a final hearing on this Motion to

be held within twenty-five (25) days of the Petition Date to ensure that, if a Utility Provider argues that it can unilaterally refuse service to the Debtors on the 31st day after the Petition Date, the Debtors will have the opportunity, to the extent necessary, to request that the Court make such modifications to the Utility Procedures as are necessary in time to avoid any potential termination of Utility Services. THE UTILITY COMPANIES WILL NOT BE PREJUDICED BY THE REQUESTED RELIEF 28. The Debtors fully intend to pay all post-petition obligations owed to the Utility

Providers in a timely manner and expect that they will have sufficient funds with which to satisfy fully all their post-petition utility obligations. The Debtors’ good faith in this regard is evidenced by their consistent pre-petition payment history with each of the Utility Providers. Other than utility bills not yet payable as of the Petition Date in the ordinary course of the Debtors’ regular payment terms with the Utility Providers (which the Debtors are now prohibited from paying as a result of the commencement of their Chapter 11 Cases), the Debtors historically have fully paid their pre-petition utility bills on time. In fact, prior to the Petition Date, the Debtors had not experienced any suspension or termination of Utility Services by virtue of non-payment of a

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utility bill. 29. The Debtors’ proposed method of furnishing adequate assurance of payment for

post-petition Utility Services is not prejudicial to the rights of any Utility Provider, and is in the best interest of the Debtors’ estates. This Court has routinely granted relief similar to that requested herein following the enactment of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. See, e.g., In re Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, Case No. 0910235 (Bankr. D. Del. Jan. 27, 2009 (interim order), Feb. 23, 2009 (final order)) (BLS); In re Tribune Company, Case No. 08-13141 (Bankr. D. Del. Dec. 10, 2008 (interim order), Jan. 15, 2009 (final order)) (KJC); In re Linens Holdings Co., Case No. 08-10832 (Bankr. D. Del. May 2, 2008 (interim order), May 27, 2008 (final order)) (CSS); In re Buffets Holdings, Inc., Case No. 08-10141 (Bankr. D. Del. Jan. 23, 2008 (interim order), Feb. 28, 2008 (final order)) (MFW). 30. Because the Debtors’ receipt of uninterrupted Utility Services is vital to the

Debtors’ continued business operations and, consequently, to the success of their Chapter 11 Cases, the relief requested herein is necessary and in the best interests of the Debtors, their estates and creditors. Such relief ensures that the Debtors’ business operations will not be disrupted and provides Utility Providers and the Debtors with an orderly, fair procedure for determining “adequate assurance.” 31. Based upon the foregoing, the Debtors submit that the relief requested herein

should be granted. Request For Immediate Relief and Waiver of Stay to Avoid Immediate and Irreparable Harm 32. By this Motion, the Debtors seek a waiver of any stay of the effectiveness of the

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other than cash collateral is stayed until the expiration of 14 days after entry of the order, unless the court orders otherwise.” Fed.R.Bankr.P. 6004(h). For the reasons set forth above, the Debtors submit that ample cause exists to justify a waiver of the fourteen (14) day stay imposed by Bankruptcy Rule 6004(h). Notice 33. The Debtors will serve notice of this Motion upon: (i) the Office of the United

States Trustee; (ii) the Debtors’ consolidated list of creditors holding the forty (40) largest unsecured claims; (iii) counsel to the agent for the Debtors’ pre-petition Credit Facility and postpetition debtor-in-possession financing facility; (iv) counsel to the indenture trustee for the Senior Secured Notes; (v) counsel to the indenture trustee for the Senior Notes; and (vi) counsel to the Restructuring Support Parties. Notice of this Motion and any order entered hereon will be served in accordance with Local Rule 9013-1(m). Additionally, notice of (i) the Court’s entry of the Interim Order and (ii) the hearing before the Court on the Final Order will be provided to the Utility Providers in the manner provided for in the Interim Order. In light of the nature of the relief requested, the Debtors submit that no other or further notice is necessary. No Prior Request 34. other court. Remainder of page intentionally left blank No prior application for the relief requested herein has been made to this or any

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WHEREFORE, the Debtors respectfully request that the Court enter the Interim Order, attached hereto as Exhibit B, and the Final Order, attached hereto as Exhibit C, and grant such other and further relief as the Court deems just and proper. Dated: June 13, 2011 Wilmington, Delaware Respectfully submitted, YOUNG CONAWAY STARGATT & TAYLOR, LLP By: /s/ Robert S. Brady Robert S. Brady (No. 2847) Robert F. Poppiti, Jr. (No. 5052) The Brandywine Building 1000 West Street, 17th Floor P.O. Box 391 Wilmington, DE 19801 Telephone: (302) 571-6600 Facsimile: (302) 571-1253 And TROUTMAN SANDERS LLP Mitchel H. Perkiel Brett D. Goodman The Chrysler Building 405 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10174 Telephone: (212) 704-6000 Facsimile: (212) 704-6288 Proposed Counsel for Perkins & Marie Callender’s Inc., et al. Debtors and Debtors-in-Possession

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IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE In re: PERKINS & MARIE CALLENDER’S INC.,1 et al., Debtors. Ref. Docket No. _____ INTERIM ORDER PURSUANT TO 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) AND 366 (I) PROHIBITING UTILITIES FROM ALTERING, REFUSING, OR DISCONTINUING UTILITY SERVICES, (II) FINDING UTILITIES ADEQUATELY ASSURED OF PAYMENT, AND (III) ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING ADEQUATE ASSURANCE OF PAYMENT Upon consideration of Debtors’ Motion Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) and 366 for Interim and Final Orders (I) Prohibiting Utilities from Altering, Refusing, or Discontinuing Utility Services, (II) Finding Utilities Adequately Assured of Payment and (III) Establishing Procedures for Determining Adequate Assurance of Payment (the “Motion”),2 the Court finds that: (i) it has jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 157 and 1334; (ii) this is a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2); (iii) venue of these cases and the Motion are proper in this District pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and (iv) notice of the Motion and the hearing thereon was sufficient under the circumstances; and upon the Declaration of Jay Trungale in Support of Debtors’ Chapter 11 Petitions and First Day Motions and the record herein, and after due deliberation, good and sufficient cause exists for the relief requested. Accordingly, it is hereby,
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The Debtors, together with the last four digits of each Debtor’s federal tax identification number, are: Perkins & Marie Callender’s Inc. (4388); Perkins & Marie Callender’s Holding Inc. (3999); Perkins & Marie Callender’s Realty LLC (N/A); Perkins Finance Corp. (0081); Wilshire Restaurant Group LLC (0938); PMCI Promotions LLC (7308); Marie Callender Pie Shops, Inc. (7414); Marie Callender Wholesalers, Inc. (1978); MACAL Investors, Inc. (4225); MCID, Inc. (2015); Wilshire Beverage, Inc. (5887); and FIV Corp. (3448). The mailing address for the Debtors is 6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 800, Memphis, TN 38119. Capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the same meaning that has been ascribed to them in the Motion.

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ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that, 1. The Debtors are authorized, but not directed, in their sole discretion, to pay, or

cause to be paid, on a timely basis and in accordance with their prepetition practices all undisputed invoices for postpetition Utility Services provided by the Utility Providers to the Debtors. 2. Within twenty (20) days of the Petition Date, the Debtors shall deposit $750,000

(the “Utility Deposit”) into an interest-bearing, segregated account, with such Utility Deposit to be held in escrow, for the purpose of providing each of the Utility Providers adequate assurance of payment for post-petition Utility Services provided by such Utility Provider to the Debtors. 3. Until such time as the Final Order is entered by the Court, all Utility Providers are

prohibited from discontinuing, altering or refusing service to the Debtors on account of any unpaid pre-petition charges, or discriminating against the Debtors, or requiring payment of a deposit or receipt of any other security for continued service as a result of the Debtors’ bankruptcy filings or any outstanding prepetition invoices. 4. The Debtors shall serve a copy of the Motion, together with the proposed Final

Order, which includes the proposed Utility Procedures, on each Utility Provider within three (3) business days after entry of this Interim Order. 5. The deadline by which objections to the Motion and the Court’s entry of the

proposed Final Order must be filed is _________________, 2011 at ___:___ __.m. (ET) (the “Objection Deadline”). A final hearing, if required, on the Motion will be held on

_________________, 2011 at ___:___ __.m. (ET). If no objections are filed to the Motion and the Court’s entry of the proposed Final Order prior to the Objection Deadline, the Court may enter the Final Order without further notice or a hearing.

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6.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Order, any payment made or to

be made under this Order, and any authorization contained in this Order, shall be subject to the requirements imposed on the Debtors under any Order(s) of this Court approving the Debtors’ debtor-in-possession financing facility and use of cash collateral and any budget in connection therewith. 7. This Court shall retain jurisdiction with respect to all matters arising from or

related to the interpretation and implementation of this Order. Date: June _____, 2011 UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE

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EXHIBIT C

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IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE In re: PERKINS & MARIE CALLENDER’S INC.,1 et al., Debtors. Ref. Docket No. _____ FINAL ORDER PURSUANT TO 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) AND 366 (I) PROHIBITING UTILITIES FROM ALTERING, REFUSING, OR DISCONTINUING UTILITY SERVICES, (II) FINDING UTILITIES ADEQUATELY ASSURED OF PAYMENT, AND (III) ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING ADEQUATE ASSURANCE OF PAYMENT Upon consideration of Debtors’ Motion Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) and 366 for Interim and Final Orders (I) Prohibiting Utilities from Altering, Refusing, or Discontinuing Utility Services, (II) Finding Utilities Adequately Assured of Payment and (III) Establishing Procedures for Determining Adequate Assurance of Payment (the “Motion”),2 the Court finds that: (i) it has jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 157 and 1334; (ii) this is a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2); (iii) venue of these cases and the Motion are proper in this District pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and (iv) notice of the Motion and the hearing thereon was sufficient under the circumstances; and upon the Declaration of Jay Trungale in Support of Debtors’ Chapter 11 Petitions and First Day Motions and the record herein, and after due deliberation, good and sufficient cause exists for the relief requested. Accordingly, it is hereby,
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Chapter 11 Case No. 11-11795 (___) Jointly Administered

The Debtors, together with the last four digits of each Debtor’s federal tax identification number, are: Perkins & Marie Callender’s Inc. (4388); Perkins & Marie Callender’s Holding Inc. (3999); Perkins & Marie Callender’s Realty LLC (N/A); Perkins Finance Corp. (0081); Wilshire Restaurant Group LLC (0938); PMCI Promotions LLC (7308); Marie Callender Pie Shops, Inc. (7414); Marie Callender Wholesalers, Inc. (1978); MACAL Investors, Inc. (4225); MCID, Inc. (2015); Wilshire Beverage, Inc. (5887); and FIV Corp. (3448). The mailing address for the Debtors is 6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 800, Memphis, TN 38119. Capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the same meaning that has been ascribed to them in the Motion.

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ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that, 1. 2. The Motion is granted on a final basis. The Debtors are authorized, but not directed, in their sole discretion, to pay, or

caused to be paid, on a timely basis and in accordance with their prepetition practices all undisputed invoices for postpetition Utility Services provided by the Utility Providers to the Debtors. 3. To the extent not already deposited, the Debtors shall deposit $750,000 (the

“Utility Deposit”) into an interest-bearing, segregated account (the “Utility Deposit Account”), with such Utility Deposit to be held in escrow, for the purpose of providing each of the Utility Providers adequate assurance of payment for postpetition Utility Services provided by such Utility Provider to the Debtors. 4. The Utility Deposit Account shall be maintained with a minimum balance equal

to the Utility Deposit, which balance may be adjusted by the Debtors, without the need for notice to any party or further order of the Court, to account for, among other things, the termination of Utility Services by the Debtors, regardless of any Requests, as defined below, and/or agreements with Utility Providers. 5. Except in accordance with the procedures set forth herein, absent further order of

the Court, all Utility Providers are prohibited from discontinuing, altering or refusing service to the Debtors on account of any unpaid prepetition charges, or discriminating against the Debtors, or requiring payment of a deposit or receipt of any other security for continued service as a result of the Debtors’ bankruptcy filings or any outstanding prepetition invoices. 6. If a Utility Provider is not satisfied with the adequate assurance of payment

provided under this Final Order, the Utility Provider must serve a written request (a “Request”)

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upon the proposed co-counsel to the Debtors, (i) Troutman Sanders LLP, The Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York, 10174 (Attention: Brett D. Goodman) and (ii) Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, The Brandywine Building, 1000 West Street, 17th Floor, Wilmington, Delaware 19801 (Attention: Morgan L. Seward), setting forth the location(s) for which any Utility Services are provided, the account number(s) for such location(s), the outstanding balance for each account, a summary of the Debtors’ payment history on each account, and an explanation of why the Utility Deposit is not adequate assurance of payment. 7. Without further order of the Court, the Debtors may enter into agreements

granting additional adequate assurance to a Utility Provider serving a Request, if the Debtors, in their sole discretion, determine that the Request is reasonable or otherwise negotiate alternative consensual provisions for such additional adequate assurance. 8. If the Debtors believe that a Request is unreasonable, then they shall, within

twenty (20) days after receipt of the Request, file a motion (a “Determination Motion”) pursuant to section 366(c) of the Bankruptcy Code seeking a determination from the Court that the Utility Deposit, plus any additional consideration offered by the Debtors, constitutes adequate assurance of payment. Pending a resolution by the Court of the Determination Motion, the Utility Provider that is the subject of such Determination Motion shall not alter, refuse, or discontinue Utility Services to the Debtors. 9. The Utility Deposit shall be deemed adequate assurance of payment within the

meaning of section 366 of the Bankruptcy Code for any Utility Provider that fails to make a Request. 10. The Debtors may, in their sole discretion, supplement (a “Utility Service List

Supplement”) the Utility Service List at any time, provided, however, that the Debtors shall

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increase the Utility Deposit by an amount equal to fifty percent (50%) of the Debtors’ estimated monthly cost of Utility Services with respect to any Utility Provider (a “Supplemental Utility Provider”) that is included on any Utility Service List Supplement. Any Supplemental Utility Provider shall fall within the scope of this Final Order from the date of the filing of the applicable Utility Service List Supplement. Any Supplemental Utility Provider set forth on a Utility Service List Supplement shall be served with notice and a copy of this Final Order within five (5) business days after the Utility Service List Supplement is filed with the Court. Any Request made by a Supplemental Utility Provider shall comply with the terms of this Final Order 11. Nothing in the Motion, the Utility Service List, any Utility Service List

Supplement or this Final Order is intended or shall be deemed to constitute a finding that any entity is or is not a utility company hereunder or under section 366 of the Bankruptcy Code. 12. Nothing in the Motion, the Utility Service List, any Utility Service List

Supplement or this Final Order, nor the Debtors’ granting additional adequate assurance to a Utility Provider pursuant to this Final Order, shall be deemed or construed as: (a) an admission as to the validity of any claim against the Debtors; (b) a waiver of the Debtors’ rights to dispute any claim; (c) an approval or assumption of any agreement, contract or lease, pursuant to section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code; or (d) a vacation or modification of any other restrictions on the termination of any Utility Services provided by the Utility Providers to the Debtors as provided by sections 362 or 366 of the Bankruptcy Code or other applicable law. 13. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Order, any payment made or to

be made under this Order, and any authorization contained in this Order, shall be subject to the requirements imposed on the Debtors under any Order(s) of this Court approving the Debtors’ debtor-in-possession financing facility and use of cash collateral and any budget in connection

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therewith. 14. The Debtors are authorized to take any and all actions necessary to effectuate the

relief granted pursuant to this Final Order. 15. Notwithstanding any applicability of Bankruptcy Rule 6004(h), the terms and

conditions of this Final Order shall be immediately effective and enforceable upon its entry. 16. This Court shall retain jurisdiction to hear and determine all matters arising from

or related to the interpretation and implementation of this Final Order. Date: ______________, 2011 UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE

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EXHIBIT 2 Interim Order

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