T.G.I. Friday's(R) Restaurants to Offer $5 Off Party Platters for the Big Game

Friday's(R) Restaurants Extend Half-Price Appetizers to Include February 7 Game Day

Jan 29, 2010, 17:44 ET from T.G.I. Friday's USA

CARROLLTON, Texas, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- T.G.I. Friday's announced it will offer $5 off party platters at participating restaurants in the U.S. for the February 7, 2010 professional football championship between New Orleans and Indianapolis. In addition, Friday's will extend its offer of half-price appetizers in the bar after 4 p.m. for a limited time, including the Feb. 7 big game, which will be televised at participating T.G.I. Friday's bars coast-to-coast.

"Traditionally, the 'Big Game' is celebrated at home with friends and what better way to celebrate than by bringing Friday's specially-priced party platters with you," said John Neitzel, president and chief operating officer of T.G.I. Friday's USA. "Of course, we invite you to watch the game at Friday's, where our guests can enjoy half-price appetizers for a limited time including the big game day."

The $5 off party platters must be ordered 24 hours in advance. Guests can choose from the following T.G.I. Friday's Party Platters: Baby Back Ribs, Jack Daniel's® Ribs, California Club Sandwiches, Tuscan Spinach Dip, Fresh Garden Salad, Caesar Salad, Jack Daniel's® Wings, Fresh Fruit, Fajitas, Sesame Jack Chicken Strips, Pecan-Crusted Chicken Salad, Chicken Fingers, Vanilla Bean Cheesecake and Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie.

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With more than 900 restaurants in 60 countries, including approximately 600 restaurants in the U.S., T.G.I. Friday's offers great food, innovative drinks and a unique experience filled with flair and a Thank God It's Friday's™ attitude. Friday's authentic, engaging atmosphere makes it the perfect place to escape, socialize and connect with people while getting a rejuvenating second wind. Members of Give Me More Stripes®, Friday's guest recognition program, receive free stuff and special perks year-round. As the original casual dining restaurant, T.G.I. Friday's has a rich heritage which includes being credited with popularizing Happy Hour, Long Island Iced Tea and Loaded Potato Skins. T.G.I. Friday's is also famous for its flair bartenders, approximately 8000 of whom compete annually for the title of the "World's Greatest T.G.I. Friday's Bartender."  

Carlson Restaurants Worldwide Inc., the parent company of TGI Friday's Inc., is a privately held company owned by Minneapolis-based Carlson, a world leader in the hospitality and travel industries. As of January 2010, Carlson Restaurants Worldwide owns, operates, franchises or licenses more than 1,000 restaurants in 60 countries. For more information, visit http://www.fridays.com.  

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