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Mar 08, 2013, 04:10 ET 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) in...


Jan 11, 2013, 02:33 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Turns "Better Not" into "Why Not" in New Marketing Campaign

Forget the boring constraints of New Year's resolutions based on what should and, sometimes more importantly, should not be done. It's time to live a ...


Dec 06, 2012, 10:40 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Hosts "Last Friday" Nationwide on Eve of Mayan Calendar Last Day

Forget bringing in the weekend, T.G.I. Friday's is bringing in the world's end like no one else can. With potentially only three more weeks left for...


Sep 27, 2012, 10:00 ET T.G.I. Friday's® New Line-Up: Decadent New Dishes & Scratch-Made Cocktails

This week, T.G.I. Friday's is adding nine new craveable dishes and four new hand-crafted cocktails to its menu, giving guests exciting, indulgent...


Sep 06, 2012, 01:21 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Takes Action During Hunger Action Month

For every one in six people in the United States, hunger is a reality. To help raise awareness around this issue, T.G.I. Friday's is encouraging its...


Jun 19, 2012, 11:00 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Shakes Up Fresh New Summer Cocktails

From the bar that is credited with inventing the now-classic Long Island Iced Tea come four new refreshing cocktails that will surely become legends...


Apr 27, 2012, 12:31 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Offers Guests More Choices with New Mobile App

Whether celebrating the liberating feeling of Friday by sipping a Jackberry Smash while mingling at the bar or indulging in craveable dishes like the ...


Apr 26, 2012, 09:00 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Finds Younger Generations OK with Double Dipping

When compared to older age groups, younger generations are far less uptight about double dipping – the practice of dipping food in a communal sauce,...


Apr 13, 2012, 05:19 ET T.G.I. Friday's® to Host Viewing Party to Celebrate Food Network Documentary Featuring Minnie's Food Pantry

T.G.I. Friday's® in Addison, Texas will host a viewing party to celebrate the work of local non-profit, Minnie's Food Pantry, which will be featured...


Apr 11, 2012, 11:59 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Opens in Roseville, California

T.G.I. Friday's, the casual dining leader in the global marketplace, and Stripes Restaurants Inc., a licensed franchisee of T.G.I. Friday's, will...


Feb 28, 2012, 17:02 ET T.G.I. Friday's® skålar för den 21:bartendervärldsmästaren

David Kringlund är fulländad i sin mix av personlighet, barkunskap och artisteri T.G.I. Friday's höjer ett glas för att fira David Kringlund från...


Feb 27, 2012, 02:55 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Toasts 21st World Bartender Champion

T.G.I. Friday's is raising a glass to celebrate David Kringlund from Stureplan, Sweden who was crowned the World's Greatest Bartender in the 21st...


Feb 24, 2012, 10:45 ET Masters of Mixology Shake Up T.G.I. Friday's® World Bartender Championship

A dropped bottle or slipped martini olive can jeopardize a bartender's chance of being crowned the world's best. It's all on the line at the 21st...


Jan 11, 2012, 03:13 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Bartenders Train for Global Showdown

Countless hours spent perfecting cocktail recipes and working on bottle-wielding skills is about to pay off for nine T.G.I. Friday's® bartenders. On...


Dec 29, 2011, 09:00 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Throws New Year's Eve Party

The energy and vibe of T.G.I. Friday's® bar has always drawn in guests looking to gather with friends, put aside the issues of the day and enjoy...


Nov 22, 2011, 10:08 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Puts Extra Cheer in the Holiday Season

In keeping with the celebratory spirit of the holidays and T.G.I. Friday's® fun-loving atmosphere, Friday's is giving back to its guests that come in ...


Nov 11, 2011, 05:48 ET Quest for World Champion Bartender Heats Up

Bartenders at Friday's® celebrate that Friday feeling with their guests each and every day, and this year's World Bartender Championship (WBC), is...


Nov 08, 2011, 11:30 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Invites Guests to Indulge This Holiday Season

Through the holiday season, Friday's® is inviting its guests to get into the spirit and indulge in the rich flavor of the new Jack Daniel's® Premium...


Oct 27, 2011, 09:57 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Treats Guests to Specials Halloween Weekend

Trick or Treat? Friday's® chooses treats! This Halloween weekend, Friday's is hosting a Halloween Party with free appetizers, costume contests and...


Oct 03, 2011, 02:59 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Celebrates Menu Pairings with New Entrees and Signature Favorites

Whether it's a warm-up appetizer or an ultimate dessert finale that makes your meal complete, Friday's® has the winning recipe. Starting today,...


Aug 16, 2011, 11:01 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Under New Ownership in Northern California

Stripes Restaurants Inc., a licensed franchisee of T.G.I. Friday's, -- has taken over ownership of San Mateo and Cupertino T.G.I. Friday's locations. ...


Aug 11, 2011, 09:30 ET T.G.I. Friday's® to Expand Retail Licensing Program

T.G.I. Friday's®, known for its energetic bar and restaurant experience, announces plans to expand its licensed retail business by targeting new...


Aug 05, 2011, 11:01 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Opens in Elk Grove, California

T.G.I. Friday's, the casual dining leader in the global marketplace, and Stripes Restaurants Inc., a licensed franchisee of T.G.I. Friday's, opened...


Jun 09, 2011, 11:24 ET Facebook Fans Give the Gift of a Cold Brew with T.G.I. Friday's® Buy Your Friend A Beer App

Unofficially dubbed the "summer of beer" by Friday's® and its Better with Brew menu, Facebook users can help their friends cool down during the hot...


May 09, 2011, 09:00 ET T.G.I. Friday's® Brews a Summer Menu with the Flavors of Craft Beer

Just in time for summer, T.G.I. Friday's® is bringing out the best seasonal flavors by introducing a new line of menu items inspired by and prepared...