San Antonio, TX (RestaurantNews.com) Ovation Brands’® portfolio of restaurants – Old Country Buffet®, Ryan’s®, HomeTown® Buffet and Country Buffet® – and Furr’s Fresh Buffet® are getting into the holiday spirit with the launch of their newest Family Night program featuring the classic comedy Home Alone 2: Lost In New York. The buffet brands are partnering with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment in celebration of the movie’s 25th anniversary for this seven-week series that will include weekly themes centered on the film. Family Night is every Thursday from 5-8 p.m. Activities may vary by location.
“Home Alone 2 is a funny and entertaining film that is also family-friendly, which makes it a perfect fit for our Family Night,” said Mike Griffith, Director of Marketing for Ovation Brands® and Furr’s Fresh Buffet®. “The winter holidays are such a fun time and we are delighted to partner with Fox to offer this new program that will surely have kids and parents enjoying this special season with us.”
In the hilarious, high-flying adventure Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) is stuck in New York City, while his parents spend the holidays in Florida! And although Kevin finds food, lodging and fun using his dad’s credit card, he learns that the Wet Bandits (Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern) have escaped prison and are also in New York! It looks like he’ll have to outrun and out prank them – again! The Home Alone 2: Lost in New York – 25th Anniversary Edition is available on Digital, Blu-rayTM, and DVD now!
The Home Alone 2 Family Night series, will feature a different theme based on the film every Thursday night. The following are the scheduled themes.
- December 14 – New York! New York!
- December 21 – Two Turtle Doves
- December 28 – Ringing In the New Year
- January 4 – Movie Night
- January 11 – Bandits Beware!
- January 18 – Going To the Birds
- January 25 – You’re a Star
The Home Alone 2 Family Night will also feature a giveaway. The grand prize is a Home Alone 25th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition Prize Pack, which includes 5 Home Alone movies on DVD, more than 2 hours of special features, a collectible ornament, fake spider, battle plan and wanted poster – all in a limited-edition paint can package.
In addition to wholesome fun and games, Family Night also serves up home-style meals for kids and parents to enjoy together. Every Thursday from 4 p.m. – close, kids eat for just $1.99 with the purchase of a regular-priced adult or senior meal. Menus may vary. Age restrictions apply.
About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is the industry leading worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox produced, acquired and third-party partner film and television programming. Each year TCFHE expands its award-winning global product portfolio with the introduction of new entertainment content through established and emerging formats including DVD, Blu-ray™, Digital and VOD. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is a subsidiary of 20th Century Fox, a 21st Century Fox Company.
About Ovation Brands® and Furr’s Fresh Buffet®
Ovation Brands currently operates 103 restaurants in 30 states, principally operated under the Old Country Buffet®, HomeTown® Buffet and Ryan’s® brands. Furr’s Fresh Buffet currently operates 22 restaurants across 4 states. Visit www.Ryans.com, www.HomeTownBuffet.com, www.CountryBuffet.com, www.OldCountryBuffet.com or www.Furrs.net for more information.
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