ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers across the country can now cash in their piggy banks for restaurant savings. Restaurant.com announced today its partnership with Coinstar, the leader in changing coins into cash, cards and eCertificates. Restaurant.com certificates are now available at more than 16,000 Coinstar® kiosks nationwide and consumers receive no fee coin counting.
"On behalf of the team at Restaurant.com, we are extremely excited to partner with Coinstar," said Cary Chessick, CEO of Restaurant.com. "With the nationwide expansion of both Coinstar kiosks and Restaurant.com restaurants, consumers can save on dining across the country."
For every $10 in coins cashed in, consumers will receive a $25 certificate at Restaurant.com. Simply choose "Free Coin Counting" on the Coinstar kiosk and a screen will appear with the Restaurant.com certificate option. When the process is complete and the Restaurant.com choice is selected, the printed receipt will have a unique code to redeem at http://Coinstar.Restaurant.com, allowing consumers to save at over 18,000 restaurants nationwide.
"We're excited to work with Restaurant.com to offer consumers a way to stretch their budgets even further," said Engle Saez, vice president of category management and consumer experience for Coinstar. "We're looking forward to giving consumers another easy and convenient way to treat themselves and their families to a night out."
Restaurant.com helps deepen relationships and create lasting memories one dining experience at a time. The company offers savings at more than 18,000 restaurants nationwide with more than 45,000 daily gift certificate options. Restaurant.com brings family and friends together to relax, converse and enjoy dining out. Restaurant.com customers have saved more than $500 million since the Arlington Heights, Ill.-based company was founded in 1999.
Coinstar, a Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR) brand, is the leader in the self-service coin-counting services and owns and operates the only multi-national, fully automated network of self-service coin-counting kiosks. The company has approximately 18,900 coin-counting locations in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Ireland and the United Kingdom, and since its inception, Coinstar has processed more than $27 billion in change. Coinstar makes it simple to convert coins to cash or store credit or consumers can receive no fee coin counting when choosing a gift card or e-certificate. For more information on Coinstar coin counting visit www.coinstar.com and for information on Coinstar, Inc., visit www.coinstarinc.com.