SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ALTER IWONA

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE HABIT RESTAURANTS, INC.
17320 RED HILL AVENUE, SUITE 140

(Street)
IRVINE CA 92614

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
12/10/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Habit Restaurants, Inc. [ HABT ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Brand Officer
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
Remarks:
Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney
No securities are beneficially owned.
/s/ Ira Fils, Attorney-in-Fact 12/12/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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                         LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR

                        SECTION 16 REPORTING OBLIGATIONS

     Know all by these present, that the undersigned hereby makes, constitutes
and appoints each of Russell Bendel, Ira Fils and Ray Nopper, signing singly, as
the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact, with full power and
authority as hereinafter described on behalf of and in the name, place and stead
of the undersigned to:

(1)  prepare, execute, acknowledge, deliver and file Forms 3, 4, and 5
(including any amendments thereto) with respect to the securities of The Habit
Restaurants, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), with the United
States Securities and Exchange Commission, any national securities exchanges and
the Company, as considered necessary or advisable under Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules and regulations promulgated
thereunder, as amended from time to time (the "Exchange Act");

(2)  seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on the
undersigned's behalf, information on transactions in the Company's securities
from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators
and trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release
any such information
 to the undersigned and approves and ratifies any such
release of information; and

(3)  perform any and all other acts that in the discretion of such attorney-in-
fact are necessary or desirable for and on behalf of the undersigned in
connection with the foregoing.

The undersigned acknowledges that:

(1)  this Power of Attorney authorizes, but does not require, such attorney-in-
fact to act in their discretion on information provided to such attorney-in-fact
without independent verification of such information;

(2)  any documents prepared and/or executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf
of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney will be in such form and
will contain such information and disclosure as such attorney-in-fact, in his or
her discretion, deems necessary or desirable;

(3)  neither the Company nor such attorney-in-fact assumes (i) any liability for
the undersigned's responsibility to comply with the requirements of the Exchange
Act, (ii) any liability of the undersigned for any failure to comply with such
requirements, or (iii) any obligation or liability of the undersigned for profit
disgorgement under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act; and

(4)  this Power of Attorney does not relieve the undersigned from responsibility
for compliance with the undersigned's obligations under the Exchange Act,
including without limitation the reporting requirements under Section 16 of the
Exchange Act.

     The undersigned hereby gives and grants the foregoing attorney-in-fact full
power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever
requisite, necessary or appropriate to be done in and about the foregoing
matters as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could
do if present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying
and confirming all the acts that such attorney-in-fact shall lawfully do or
cause to be done by virtue of this Limited Power of Attorney for and on behalf
of the undersigned.

     This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until revoked
by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to such attorney-in-fact.

     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of this 10th day of December, 2018.

                                        /s/ Iwona Alter
                                        ---------------

                                        Name: Iwona Alter

                                        Title: Chief Brand Officer





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