CARROLLTON, Texas // PRNewswire // -- T.G.I. Friday's, a global restaurant company, today introduced its newest retail product for entertaining: flavored cheddar cheese dips. Available in the self-serve deli area of supermarkets and grocery stores nationwide, the new refrigerated dips will be available in three zesty flavors: Sharp Cheddar, Buffalo Cheddar and Southwest Cheddar.
"We put tremendous energy into developing exciting and buzz-worthy retail products that keep our guests excited about the T.G.I. Friday's brand," said Shannon Gewinner, vice president of brand marketing for T.G.I. Friday's USA. "Dips are such popular options for casual snacking, social parties and sporting events. We anticipate that this product will be a huge hit with consumers who want to bring the Friday's party home." All are available in supermarkets and grocery stores across the country.
The new refrigerated cheese dips are available in 12 oz. containers and join the popular and successful T.G.I. Friday's retail line that includes frozen appetizers and skillet meals, beverage blenders and mixers.
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 promotions 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 7000 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 T.G.I. Friday's Inc., is a privately held company owned by Minneapolis-based Carlson, a world leader in the hospitality and travel industries. As of April 2010, Carlson Restaurants Worldwide owns, operates, franchises or licenses more than 1,000 restaurants in 60 countries.
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