On June 24, 2014, an order regarding the motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of S.B. Restaurant Co. (d/b/a Elephant Bar Restaurant) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 81 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
INTERIM ORDER APPROVING EMERGENCY MOTION FOR ORDER (1) AUTHORIZING DEBTORS TO PAY PREPETITION (A) WAGES, SALARIES, NON-INSIDER BONUSES AND OTHER COMPENSATION, (B) EMPLOYEE MEDICAL, WORKERS? COMPENSATION AND SIMILAR BENEFITS, (C) EMPLOYEE DEDUCTIONS, AND (D) REIMBURSABLE EMPLOYEE EXPENSES; AND (2) AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING APPLICABLE BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO RECEIVE, PROCESS, HONOR AND PAY CHECKS PRESENTED FOR PAYMENT AND TO HONOR FUNDS TRANSFER REQUESTS RELATING TO THE FOREGOING (BNC-PDF) (Related Doc # 20 ) Signed on 6/24/2014 (Reid, Rick) (Entered: 06/24/2014)
S.B. Restaurant Co. (d/b/a Elephant Bar Restaurant) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on June 16, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-13778. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Erithe Smith. The law firm of Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to S.B. Restaurant Co. (d/b/a Elephant Bar Restaurant) in the bankruptcy case.