Bar Louie Salutes Veterans and Active Military with Free Entrée on Veterans Day and Offers 'Give Back' Donation to Operation Homefront

One free entrée, no strings attached, on Veterans Day - just show a valid military ID!

ADDISON, Texas - Nov. 8, 2016 // PRNewswire // - Bar Louie plans to honor active and retired members of the U.S. military with a free entrée on Veterans Day Friday, November 11, 2016 at all its locations nationwide (110+ locations). Offers are dine-in only. Veterans and active military must show a valid military identification card or similar proof of service.

In addition to the exclusive offer, Bar Louie will offer a "give back" for anyone who orders an item from the restaurant's 'Limited Addition' menu. Every time an item is ordered, 10 percent of the sales, up to $25,000, will be donated to Operation Homefront to support their Emergency Assistance Program and immediately impact the lives of men and women who serve our country. The offer is valid from the time the restaurant opens its doors on Veterans Day until 11:59pm on Sunday, November 13, 2016.

"Bar Louie is excited to help the people in our country who dedicate their lives to serving and protecting us," said John Neitzel, CEO of Bar Louie. "These individuals have given so much of themselves. We must continue to recognize our servicemen and women as often as possible. It is our privilege to make a small difference and we thank them for what they do for all of us."

Operation Homefront assists military families during difficult times by providing food assistance, auto and home repair, vision care, travel and transportation, moving assistance, essential home items, and rent-free transitional housing for wounded veterans and their families. The organization also helps military families gain long-term stability by awarding mortgage-free homes, while focusing on providing support for every military family member.

"Bar Louie's commitment to military families will go a long way, and we are grateful to have them as a partner," said Jill Eskin-Smith, senior director of corporate & foundation partnerships for Operation Homefront.  "This is a wonderful opportunity for Bar Louie and their customers to show the appreciation we all share for our veterans and military personnel."

For locations and/or more information, visit Bar Louie's website.

About Bar Louie

Founded in downtown Chicago in 1990, Bar Louie is an award-winning collection of neighborhood bars with a lively, social atmosphere. With more than 115 locations across the United States, Bar Louie is growing through both franchise and corporate openings. Known for its signature handcrafted martinis and cocktails, Bar Louie also features a scratch menu of shareable plates, burgers, and sandwiches served every day until close. For more information on Bar Louie, visit To learn about franchising opportunities with Bar Louie, go to

About Operation Homefront

A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront builds strong, stable, and secure military families so that they can thrive in the communities they have worked so hard to protect.  With more than 3,200 volunteers nationwide, Operation Homefront has provided assistance to tens of thousands of military families since its inception shortly after 9/11. Recognized for superior performance by leading independent charity oversight groups, 92 percent of Operation Homefront's expenditures go directly to programs that provide support to our military families. For more information, go to

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Media Contact:

Aaron Blank
The Fearey Group for Bar Louie
(206) 343-1543



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