Endless Love: TGI Fridays Launches Endless Appetizers for $10

Limited-time offer starts Monday, July 7 at participating restaurants Carrollton, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  To ensure the good times keep going, TGI Fridays™ is launching “Endless Appetizers,” a summer-long promotion featuring a continuous supply of the brand’s favorite appetizers for only $10…
Carlson Announces Sale of TGI Fridays to Sentinel Capital Partners

  Minneapolis & New York  (RestaurantNews.com)  Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of TGI Fridays® Restaurants to Sentinel Capital Partners and TriArtisan Capital Partners. Financial terms of…
Mega-chain restaurants do some things right

Are there tips independent restaurants can pick up from casual chain concepts, a category loosely defined as operations involving full service and bars, hold the high prices? A recent tour of some of the biggest brands in the business –…
TGI Fridays Unveils New Taste & Share Menu

Fridays expands its menu to include seven items on its Taste and Share menu, three fresh new cocktails and a larger selection of regional craft beers Carrollton, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today, Fridays is introducing its new Taste & Share menu featuring…

Although Veterans Day was officially recognized on Sunday, November 11th, many national restaurant chains are offering free meals and discounts on Monday, November 12th to honor veterans and active military and thank them for their service to our country. Among…

In the past, restaurant customers may have preferred food to magically appear out from behind closed doors, with no indication whatsoever about how the sausage is made—figuratively or literally. After years of hearing Big Food and fast food horror stories…

Friday’s invites guests to ring in the New Year with half-priced appetizers and fun holiday drinks Carrollton, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  The energy and vibe of T.G.I. Friday’s® bar has always drawn in guests looking to gather with friends, put aside the…

At Olive Garden restaurants, diners were casting a wary eye at the gnocchi. Customers didn’t order the doughy potato pasta in a red wine marinara sauce, or in a Parmesan cream sauce. The dishes failed these field tests until chefs…

Carrollton, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  In keeping with the celebratory spirit of the holidays and T.G.I. Friday’s® fun-loving atmosphere, Friday’s is giving back to its guests that come in to enjoy the season, both with Best Buy® prizes and gift card promotions…

Beginning Friday, October 28th through Monday the 31st, T.G.I. Friday’s is treating its costumed guests to a free appetizer – a choice of the Crispy Green Bean Fries, Fried Mozzarella or Pan-Seared Pot Stickers. And, for those that really want…

Whether it’s a warm-up appetizer or an ultimate dessert finale that makes your meal complete, Friday’s has the winning recipe. Starting today, guests can treat themselves like it’s Friday with the new Pick 2 for $10 menu, making it easier…

Stripes Restaurants Inc., a licensed franchisee of T.G.I. Friday’s, has taken over ownership of San Mateo and Cupertino T.G.I. Friday’s locations. Stripes Restaurants Inc. is a Northern California based company.  This is the first time in over a decade that…

T.G.I. Friday’s, known for its energetic bar and restaurant experience, announces plans to expand its licensed retail business by targeting new licensees in the food, beverage and home goods categories. The decision to invest additional resources into its licensing program…

T.G.I. Friday’s, the casual dining leader in the global marketplace, and Stripes Restaurants Inc., a licensed franchisee of T.G.I. Friday’s, opened the Elk Grove location on Monday, August 1st.  Friday’s is located at 7101 Laguna Boulevard. The Elk Grove location seats…

Websites offering a one-day-only deep discount on local dining are actually helping restaurants attract new customers. Research by Technomic shows that a majority of diners who used discount sites returned later and paid full price. They also were likely to…

Unofficially dubbed the “summer of beer” by Friday’s and its Better with Brew menu, Facebook users can help their friends cool down during the hot months via the new Buy Your Friend A Beer application. And, just in time for…

 McDonald’s is showing strong momentum as they continue to grow. The company reported a 6% increase in comparable sales growth across the world, with 4% growth in America and both Europe and Asia up 6.5%. Optimizing each country’s menu and…

Firehouse Subs has signed nine new agreements in a wide range of states including Ohio, Massachusetts and Louisiana. These agreements include the opening of 429 new restaurants over the coming years. The company started modestly in 2000 with an initial development…

OpenTable has used over 7 million reviews from diners to compile a list of the Top 50 restaurants in the country. 11 winners were located in Los Angeles, followed by New York with 8 and Florida with 6. The top…

T.G.I. Friday’s restaurants are adding more choice, recognition, and surprises to its Give Me More Stripes loyalty program, an industry first when introduced in April 2008. Based on recent research and guest feedback on more than 300 potential features and…