T.G.I. Friday's

TGI Fridays Partners with FandangoNOW to Offer Dinner and a Movie

TGI Fridays is making it easy to stay in and chill by partnering with FandangoNOW to give some hungry film fans a free movie rental with every online order of $25 or more. Date night or family night, Fridays makes staying cozy at home with a flick and a meal as easy as one click.

ACSI Report Shows Customer Satisfaction Holding Steady

The satisfaction gap between fast food and full-service restaurants is the largest since 2010. Customers are less satisfied with fast food as their discretionary income improves and preferences shift in favor of quality over price, according to new data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).

Social Media 101 for Restaurants

Lights, camera, action! In advertising circles, “video content marketing” is one of the most buzzworthy concepts right now. Let’s discuss how your full-service restaurant can take advantage of YouTube’s user-friendly platform to host and share your on-camera stories.

Late Nights and Bar Bites

It’s midnight on a Friday in Washington, D.C., and luckily, Bar Pilar is open. Located on the white hot 14th Street corridor, the two-story local favorite has earned a reputation as one of the best places in the city to grab a late-night bite.

T.G.I. Friday's Hosts “Last Friday” Nationwide

T.G.I. Friday’s is inviting guests to celebrate all over the country on Friday, December 21st – the date predicted on the Mayan calendar to mark the end of the world as we know it. Friday’s plans to party like there’s no tomorrow with Mayan-inspired “Last Friday” celebrations in select cities such as Los Angeles and Miami.

T.G.I. Friday’s Adds Nine New Dishes and Four New Cocktails

This week, T.G.I. Friday’s is adding nine new dishes and four new hand-crafted cocktails to its menu. The new menu items offer flavor combinations, like the steakhouse bleu cheese burger with applewood-smoked bacon, caramelized onions, maison butter, and creamy bleu cheese atop a grilled Black Angus burger and the crispy BBQ chicken flatbread appetizer combining a smoky chipotle barbecue sauce with juicy pulled chicken.

T.G.I. Friday’s Supports 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 restaurants and team members around the country to take action during Hunger Action Month in September by donating time at a local Feeding America food bank or by coordinating with a local food bank to provide meals for those in need.

T.G.I. Friday's Gets Back On Its Feet in Nashville

T.G.I. Friday’s has returned to Opry Mills in Nashville, Tennessee, with a restaurant look and experience that guests will find hard to recognize from the previous Friday’s destroyed by flooding in the area nearly two years ago.

Catering Counts

Catering is often an afterthought, but done correctly, can be a huge revenue source for restaurants.Maritime Parc restaurant in Jersey City, New Jersey, has been so successful with its catering program that it has launched a separate off-site business and is expanding its consulting services to other restaurants.

How To: Achieve Bartender Excellence

Alcohol offers the highest profit margin in a restaurant yet too few restaurants really focus on their bar staff.An excellent bartender is the key to both selling drinks and keeping customers at the bar.

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 their time in an energetic and fun environment.So, Friday's is taking that Friday feeling and extending it to New Year's Eve.

Why T.G.I. Friday's 'Can for a Fan' Works

Ten food banks next month will be better able to feed the hungry, thanks to T.G.I. Friday’s.The casual dining chain’s largest franchise group, The Bistro Group, which has 31 franchised locations, is running its second Can for a Fan drive, and hopes to donate 2,000 more cans than last year.

T.G.I. Friday's Feeds The Hungry

T.G.I. Friday’s is feeding those in need through its partnership with Feeding America.The casual dining chain teamed up with the charity earlier this year. In September it participated in Hunger Action month, for which a number of restaurants participated by encouraging employees to volunteer at their local food banks.

T.G.I. Fridays Revamps Menu for Holidays

Through the holiday season, T.G.I. Friday’s is inviting its guests to get into the spirit and indulge in the rich flavor of the new Jack Daniel’s Premium Grill items, including the juicy Black Angus Rib-Eye and the fresh Norwegian Salmon.

T.G.I. Fridays Treats Guests this Halloween

Trick or Treat? Friday's chooses treats! This Halloween weekend, Friday's is hosting a Halloween Party with free appetizers, costume contests and killer drinks – pun intended.  From Friday, October 28th through Monday the 31st, Friday's has been treating its costumed guests to a free appetizer – a choice of the Crispy Green Bean Fries, Fried Mozzarella or Pan-Seared Pot Stickers.