Cupid Aims His Arrow at White Castle to Celebrate 90 Years of Steam-Grilled Romance

America's first hamburger chain sizzles with love on the most romantic holiday

Jan 19, 2011, 08:00 ET from White Castle

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Forget the smell of roses and sweet chocolate, this Valentine's Day will bring the savory smell of steam-grilled onions. On Monday, Feb. 14, doting couples can enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner complete with special menus, tableside service and themed decorations at most White Castle restaurants. Hours vary by location, and reservations are filling up quickly.

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Visit the White Castle website (link to for reservation details and telephone numbers.

"For 20 years, White Castle has hosted this special Valentine's Day dinner for our most loyal and romantic Cravers," said Jamie Richardson, vice president of government and corporate relations. "Love is always in the air at White Castle. A good number of our customers have met, shared a first date or even got married at a White Castle restaurant."

From Jan. 25 - Feb. 14, the company is offering its "Sweetheart Meal Deal," an online Facebook coupon that makes the evening even sweeter.

Each reservation party will receive a collapsible commemorative White Castle Valentine's Day vase, as well as a complimentary digital photo available on the White Castle website after the event.

Valentine's Day is just one of many special programs through which White Castle engages and rewards its Craver customers and family of team members. This Valentine's Day is most notable as White Castle is celebrating its 90th birthday this year.

About White Castle

White Castle is a family-owned business based in Columbus, Ohio that owns and operates more than 400 White Castle restaurants in 11 states. The company was founded in Wichita, Kansas in 1921 and is America's first fast-food hamburger chain. For more information on White Castle, visit

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