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Jul 30, 2015, 14:00 ET
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TGI Fridays™ Announces Executive Leadership Transition

 TGI Fridays announced today that Nick Shepherd has decided to step down from his role as President and Chief Executive Officer. Shepherd...

Jul 07, 2015, 14:34 ET
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JIB Management Purchases Additional 48 TGI Fridays™ Restaurants

 In the latest TGI Fridays™ franchise deal to be completed, JIB Management, Inc. has purchased 48 Fridays restaurants across the Midwest...

Jul 01, 2015, 12:00 ET
Fridays launched "Buy A Burger, Give A Burger," a new promotion that gives guests a unique way to share a FREE burger through social media, like the All-American Stacked Burger or the Spicy Beer Cheese Burger.

TGI Fridays™ Taps Into The Real Reason Social Networks Were Invented: For Friends to Give Away Free Burgers

 At Fridays, you can always count on getting the best burger on the planet and enjoying it while hanging out with your friends.  To help...

Jun 15, 2015, 07:03 ET
Starting June 15, TGI Fridays gives Dads their due by turning Father's Day into Father's Week and bringing back the Dad-worthy, Rib Flight Trio.

TGI Fridays™ Beefs Up Father's Day with the Help of Football Legend Daryl "Moose" Johnston and the Return of the Rib Flight Trio

 Starting today, TGI Fridays™ gives Dads their due by turning Father's Day into Father's Week and bringing back the Dad-worthy, Rib...

May 27, 2015, 11:45 ET
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Jackmont Hospitality and JIB Management Purchase Florida TGI Fridays™ Restaurants

 Today TGI Fridays™ announced it has completed two separate transactions that will transition 32 company-owned Florida restaurants to...

May 21, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Chaswood Resources Group Acquires Six TGI Fridays™ Restaurants in China

 Chaswood Resources Group ("Chaswood"), a long-established TGI Fridays franchisee, announced that it has completed the acquisition of an...

May 14, 2015, 06:03 ET
TGI Fridays is breaking the barriers by introducing a new line-up of food and drink features all day, every day with the launch of Happy Every Hour. Pictured are new menu items Jack Sliders, Blood Orange Cooler and Bacon-wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos.

TGI Fridays™ Throws Away Happy Hour Restrictions

 TGI Fridays announces that happy hour, which the brand popularized 50 years ago, is officially dead. Why? Because dictating a specific time...

May 05, 2015, 06:03 ET
TGI Fridays announced a national partnership with ultra-premium Casamigos Tequila. Casamigos will now be available in participating U.S. Fridays restaurants and featured in two new drinks this spring and summer, including the Ultimate Casamigos Strawberry Margarita pictured above.

TGI Fridays™ Kicks Off the Cinco de Mayo Party with Casamigos Tequila

Today, TGI Fridays announced a national partnership with ultra-premium Casamigos Tequila, an award-winning, small batch tequila created and owned...

May 04, 2015, 06:03 ET
Beginning Tuesday, May 5 through Sunday, May 10, Fridays will be celebrating Mother's Day for an entire week with exciting new food items and drink specials.

Moms: Go Wild ALL Week at TGI Fridays (TM)

 Calling all moms! You do so much for us, it's time for you to take a break and unleash your wild side at TGI Fridays. Beginning tomorrow, May...

Mar 20, 2015, 09:00 ET
TGI Fridays 2014 WBC Winner Stavros Loumis

TGI Fridays™ Crowns Stavros Loumis As World Bartender Champion

TGI Fridays has crowned Stavros Loumis of Larnaca, Cyprus the World's Greatest Bartender at the 24th annual World Bartender Championship (WBC) in...

Mar 16, 2015, 06:00 ET
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TGI Fridays™ Joins The Onion and A.V. Club to Host SXSWi Party

 The best way to avoid another Monday is to turn it into a Friday. That's what's happening at SXSWi as TGI Fridays joins forces with The Onion...

Feb 23, 2015, 16:04 ET
If following up your Mozzarella Sticks with Boneless Buffalo Wings, Spicy Chicken Tostadas and finishing with Loaded Potato Skins makes you happy, TGI Fridays is happy to keep the appetizers coming.  Fridays blew the world away when it gave guests Endless Appetizers, and now they're one-upping that offer across the nation by giving guests Endless Choice - which means they can start with one appetizer from a list of favorites and then change to another with unlimited refills - for just $12.

TGI Fridays™ Ups the Ante, Offers Customers Endless Choice of Appetizers

 If following up your Mozzarella Sticks with Boneless Buffalo Wings, Spicy Chicken Tostadas and finishing with Loaded Potato Skins makes you...

Feb 11, 2015, 06:00 ET
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TGI Fridays™ Expands Digital Marketing Efforts to Enhance Interactions with Guests

In a move designed to offer its guests a more enhanced, robust and personalized experience both inside and outside of the restaurant, TGI...

Feb 03, 2015, 06:00 ET
Dawn and Tony Carrano wedding photo at TGI Fridays in Springfield, NJ

Taken or Lookin' this Valentine's Day? TGI Fridays™ Wants to Hear from You

 TGI Fridays™ is known for bringing people together at the bar, and this Valentine's Day is going social to ask guys and girls for their...

Jan 06, 2015, 06:01 ET

TGI Fridays™ Gives Consumers the Choice to Cut Back or Cut Loose

With an eye on helping consumers recover from the most indulgent– and expensive – time of year, TGI Fridays is offering guests choice...

Dec 03, 2014, 06:01 ET
This holiday season, Fridays Mobile Mistletoe will appear in select restaurant locations to entice guests to make their social time more spirited.

TGI Fridays™ Mobile Mistletoe Drones to Surprise Guests & Encourage Holiday Cheer

 This holiday season, Fridays Mobile Mistletoe will appear in select restaurant locations to entice guests to make their social time more...

Nov 25, 2014, 00:01 ET
Spend Friendsgiving at Fridays. You do the gobbling. We do the dishes.

TGI Fridays™ Survey Reveals Millennials Are Key Piece of the "Friendsgiving" Holiday Pie

Millennials are keeping the focus on a traditional family-style Thanksgiving but also extending the warm feeling of togetherness to include...

Nov 10, 2014, 06:33 ET
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TGI Fridays™ Continues Military Commitment by Providing Free Lunch to all Service Members

 Continuing on with a three-year tradition, TGI Fridays will again honor veterans and active duty military personnel across the United States...

Nov 03, 2014, 06:33 ET
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Good Things Come in Threes: TGI Fridays™ Transforms the Grill with New Rib Flight Trio

 TGI Fridays didn't have to write a jingle about its mouthwatering Baby Back Ribs, because when it comes to the ultimate social bar...

Sep 24, 2014, 00:01 ET
SPICY CHICKEN TOSTADAS: TGI Fridays has added to its Endless Appetizer promotion with the addition of Spicy Chicken Tostadas, featuring crispy corn tortilla rounds topped with roasted chili-spiced chicken, beer-cheese queso and crisp slaw drizzled with avocado vinaigrette and chipotle crema, then topped with fresh pico, sliced jalapeno and served with fresh house-made guacamole. (PRNewsFoto/TGI Fridays)

C'mon Get Appy: TGI Fridays™ Makes Endless Appetizers Even Better

 TGI Fridays, the original casual bar and grill, kicked up the heat today on its popular Endless Appetizer promotion with the introduction of...