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Jul 07, 2014, 00:01 ET
TGI Fridays Loaded Potato Skins, one of the choices for "Endless Appetizers for $10." (PRNewsFoto/TGI Fridays)

Endless Love: TGI Fridays™ Launches Endless Appetizers for $10

 To ensure the good times keep going, TGI Fridays™ is launching "Endless Appetizers," a summer-long promotion featuring a continuous...

May 27, 2014, 08:37 ET
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TGI Fridays™ Launches Food Truck and Tour of Handcrafted America to Celebrate New Summer Menu Featuring a Variety of Handcrafted Enhancements

 The Summer of Fridays kicked off on Friday, May 23 with the launch of the TGI Fridays™ Handcrafted America Tour – a multi-city...

May 05, 2014, 08:37 ET
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TGI Fridays™ Reopens in Brooklyn Community

 TGI Fridays has re-opened its doors in Brooklyn, N.Y. The restaurant was forced to close in November 2012 due to flood damage caused by...

Mar 12, 2014, 08:37 ET
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TGI Fridays™ Launches New Menu Items that Make Lunch the First Happy Hour of the Day

It's not just lunch, it's the First Happy Hour of the Day, and Fridays™ is making it official by inviting guests to lunch better with new...

Feb 28, 2014, 08:37 ET
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TGI Fridays™ Raises A Glass To The World's Greatest Bartender

 TGI Fridays has crowned Andy Hool of Canton, Mich. the World's Greatest Bartender at the 23rd annual World Bartender Championship (WBC) in...

Feb 25, 2014, 08:37 ET
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TGI Fridays™ Showcases Industry's Best In 23rd Annual World Bartender Championship

 TGI Fridays will host the 23rd annual World Bartender Championship (WBC) Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7:00 p.m. at House of Blues Dallas. Widely...

Feb 10, 2014, 08:37 ET
TGI Fridays(TM) Uncovers Truths about the Couples vs. Singles Debate, Gets to the Bottom of Who's Having More Fun. (PRNewsFoto/TGI Fridays)

TGI Fridays™ Uncovers Truths about the Couples vs. Singles Debate, Gets to the Bottom of Who's Having More Fun

 After almost 50 years in the bar and grill business, TGI Fridays knows relationships. Since opening its doors in 1965, Fridays™ has...

Jan 07, 2014, 08:07 ET
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TGI Fridays™ Rings in the New Year by Offering New Lighter Choices in Menu Offerings and Beverage Selections

 With the ringing in of the new year, TGI Fridays ("Fridays™") today announced new better for you menu items and beverages.  The...

Oct 01, 2013, 09:30 ET
TGI Fridays raises its burgers to new heights...literally. Fridays new, craveable burger menu includes a trio of Stacked Burgers, showcasing two 100% fresh, never frozen, USDA Choice beef burger patties served with freshly-baked, buttery, brioche-style buns.  (PRNewsFoto/TGI Fridays)

TGI Fridays™ Raises the Bar with New, Fresh Stacked Burgers

The Fridays™ brand is taking a page from its own legendary playbook, taking the burger, an all-time American bar and grill favorite, and...

Sep 18, 2013, 10:00 ET
Community leaders including Mayor Joseph C. Sullivan joined Fridays CEO Nick Shepherd and guests to celebrate the reopening of the Braintree TGI Fridays(TM).  (PRNewsFoto/TGI Fridays)

TGI Fridays™ at Braintree Re-Opens, Boasting New Modern Design and Re-Energized Atmosphere

After much anticipation, the doors at TGI Fridays in Braintree reopened last night, revealing a new contemporary design being implemented at...

Aug 30, 2013, 19:52 ET
NE-YO crowns Felicia Millikan the winner of TGI Fridays Red Hot Summer of Music.  (PRNewsFoto/TGI Fridays)

NE-YO Crowns Winner of TGI Fridays(TM) Red Hot Summer of Music Competition

The wait is finally over and the spotlight is shining brightly on Felicia Millikan of Colorado Springs, Colorado. After more than two months...

Aug 16, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Arlington's Own Om Amaratana Crowned as TGI Fridays(SM) Red Hot Summer of Music Finalist

 After more than two months of tough competition and over 10,000 online votes by fans for their favorite rising musical stars, TGI Fridays Red...

Aug 16, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Colorado Springs' Own Felicia Millikan Crowned as TGI Fridays(SM) Red Hot Summer of Music Finalist

After more than two months of tough competition and over 10,000 online votes by fans for their favorite rising musical stars, TGI Fridays Red Hot...

Aug 16, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Washington, D.C.'s Own Alexis "Carleita" Harris Crowned as TGI Fridays(SM) Red Hot Summer of Music Finalist

 After more than two months of tough competition and over 10,000 online votes by fans for their favorite rising musical stars, TGI Fridays Red...

Jun 05, 2013, 09:00 ET
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TGI Fridays(SM) Sets the Stage for a Red Hot Summer of Music

This week, TGI Fridays is launching the Red Hot Summer of Music, a summer-long celebration featuring an online contest in search of the best...

Apr 24, 2013, 10:02 ET
Fridays is introducing its new Taste & Share menu featuring seven perfectly-sized, lower-priced selections that are great for splitting with friends and trying a bit of everything. The flavors on the Taste & Share menu are bold and better than ever, complimented by hand preparation, vine-fresh ingredients including avocado, basil and jalapeno as well as craveable sauces like sriracha aioli, wasabi ranch and craft-beer cheese. From the tangy Thai Pork Tacos and zesty Ahi Tuna Crisps, to the crispy Bacon Mac & Cheese Bites and savory Corned Beef & Swiss Sliders, guests are sure to find great new options.  (PRNewsFoto/TGI Fridays)

TGI Fridays(SM) Unveils New Taste & Share Menu

Today, Fridays is introducing its new Taste & Share menu featuring seven perfectly-sized, lower-priced selections that are great for...

Mar 08, 2013, 16:10 ET
TGI Fridays World Bartender Champion Hiroyuki "Mark" Yamada.  (PRNewsFoto/T.G.I. Friday's)

TGI Fridays(SM) Raises A Glass To World's Greatest Bartender

 TGI Fridays has crowned Hiroyuki "Mark" Yamada of Tokyo the World's Greatest Bartender at the 22nd annual World Bartender Championship (WBC)...

Mar 01, 2013, 14:11 ET
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Jessica Myers of Vestal, NY Battles for the Crown of "World's Best Bartender"

 Vestal's own Jessica Myers will be among the ten elite finalists vying for the title of "World's Best Bartender" at TGI Fridays annual World...

Mar 01, 2013, 14:11 ET
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Aaron Hardy of Orlando, FL Battles for the Crown of "World's Best Bartender"

 Orlando's own Aaron Hardy will be among the ten elite finalists vying for the title of "World's Best Bartender" at TGI Fridays annual World...

Mar 01, 2013, 14:07 ET
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Kristian Mihailin of Las Vegas Battles for the Crown of "World's Best Bartender"

Las Vegas' own Kristian Mihailin will be among the ten elite finalists vying for the title of "World's Best Bartender" at TGI Fridays annual World...