Dads Get a Free Cookie All Weekend at Potbelly Sandwich Shops Nationwide

Dads Get a Free Cookie All Weekend at Potbelly Sandwich Shops Nationwide

He Can’t Tell Bad Jokes While His Mouth Is Full of Cookie

Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.comPotbelly Sandwich Shop is treating dads of America to a free cookie all weekend to celebrate Father’s Day.

How to activate this offer:

  1. Find your dad. He’s probably cracking open a cold one with the boys, out by the grill or pretending to fix something in the garage. If you can’t find him, try calling him on his flip phone.
  1. Take him to your closest Potbelly. Find a shop at
  1. Have him buy lunch (because he won’t let you pay). As you walk up to the register together, grab a cookie and say, “Dessert is on me, dad, since you’ve always done so much for me.” Wink at the Potbelly register operator, who will be slightly creeped out but also impressed by your cleverness.

Pro Tip: If your dad is confused, make a comment about him teaching you amazing negotiation skills, then put your hand up for a high-five.

No matter how the free cookie transaction goes down, you win. Dad wins. America wins.

“Our cookies are delicious, and dads are awesome, so we’re offering dads a free cookie this Father’s Day weekend,” says Brandon Rhoten, chief marketing officer of Potbelly Sandwich Shop, who, suspiciously, looks very much like a dad himself. “Did you see anyone touch this?” Rhoten continues, as he fiddles with his office thermostat. “Just put out the press release. It’s a free cookie. It doesn’t need an explanation. You don’t need a quote from me.”

Potbelly cookies are baked in-shop daily in a variety of flavors, including: oatmeal chocolate chip, sugar and chocolate brownie. The one free cookie per dad offer is available on Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17, only, at participating locations.

For more information about Potbelly Sandwich Shop, visit or download the app for great perks.

About Potbelly Sandwich ShopDads Get a Free Cookie All Weekend at Potbelly Sandwich Shops Nationwide

Potbelly Corporation is a neighborhood sandwich concept that has been feeding customers’ smiles with warm, toasty sandwiches, signature salads, hand-dipped shakes and other fresh menu items, customized just the way customers want them, for more than 40 years. Potbelly promises Fresh, Fast & Friendly service in an environment that reflects the local neighborhood. Since opening its first shop in Chicago in 1977, Potbelly has expanded to neighborhoods across the country – with more than 500 shops in the United States, Canada, the Middle East and India. For more information, please visit

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