TGI Fridays Franchise News

Browse the latest corporate news from TGI Fridays.

Beginning this week, Fridays is bringing a timely refresh to its longstanding bar popularity with the launch of America’s longest ever happy hour and the Fridays Five menu at participating restaurants.
  • Jun 20th, 2018
  • 28    0
Nationally-acclaimed marketer Stephanie Perdue and long-time restaurateur Jerry Comstock have joined TGI Fridays™ as Chief Marketing Officer and President & Chief Operating Officer, respectively.
  • Feb 7th, 2017
  • 53    0
TGI Fridays today appointed Robert Palleschi as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb. 8, 2016. Palleschi replaces Nick Shepherd who stepped down from the company in October 2015.
  • Jan 12th, 2016
  • 122    0
TGI Fridays™ today announced Gold Coast Holdings Restaurants has purchased 49 Fridays restaurants in the Boston, Philadelphia, New Jersey and upstate New York areas.
  • Oct 30th, 2015
  • 49    0
In the latest TGI Fridays™ franchise deal to be completed, JIB Management, Inc. has purchased 48 Fridays restaurants across the Midwest – primarily located in the Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis and Indianapolis markets.
  • Jul 8th, 2015
  • 48    7
Today TGI Fridays™ announced it has completed two separate transactions that will transition 32 company-owned Florida restaurants to franchise-owned locations.
  • May 27th, 2015
  • 38    2
Chaswood Resources Group ("Chaswood"), a long-established TGI Fridays franchisee, announced that it has completed the acquisition of an additional six TGI Fridays restaurants in Beijing and Shanghai ("Acquisition") on April 20, 2015.
  • May 22nd, 2015
  • 49    2
Americana Group (Kuwait Food Company) and TGI Fridays today announced that they will significantly grow their partnership with a new agreement for Americana to open 35 new Fridays restaurants over the next five years.
  • Nov 21st, 2014
  • 30    0
MarLu Investment Group ("MarLu") today announced it has entered into agreement to purchase 22 TGI Fridays™ restaurants primarily located throughout Texas and Colorado.
  • Oct 30th, 2014
  • 87    0
Southeast Restaurant Group ("SRG"), which currently operates TGI Fridays™ restaurants in Alabama and Louisiana, announced today the purchase of an additional 20 Fridays restaurants.
  • Oct 2nd, 2014
  • 150    67
TGI Fridays™, the world's leading casual dining bar and grill, today announced the launch of a refranchising initiative designed to accelerate the growth and re-imaging of the brand's restaurant portfolio.
  • Sep 29th, 2014
  • 29    0
Vestal's own Jessica Myers will be among the ten elite finalists vying for the title of "World's Best Bartender" at TGI Fridays annual World Bartender Championship (WBC) being held at the House of Blues in Dallas, Texas, on March 6th.
  • Mar 4th, 2013
  • 47    2
Orlando's own Aaron Hardy will be among the ten elite finalists vying for the title of "World's Best Bartender" at TGI Fridays annual World Bartender Championship (WBC) being held at the House of Blues in Dallas, Texas, on March 6th.
  • Mar 4th, 2013
  • 24    0
Las Vegas' own Kristian Mihailin will be among the ten elite finalists vying for the title of "World's Best Bartender" at TGI Fridays annual World Bartender Championship (WBC) being held at the House of Blues in Dallas, Texas, on March 6th.
  • Mar 4th, 2013
  • 32    4
Beavercreek's own Scott Christian will be among the ten elite finalists vying for the title of "World's Best Bartender" at TGI Fridays annual World Bartender Championship (WBC) being held at the House of Blues in Dallas, Texas, on March 6th.
  • Mar 4th, 2013
  • 33    0
Canton's own Andy Hool will be among the ten elite finalists vying for the title of "World's Best Bartender" at TGI Fridays annual World Bartender Championship (WBC) being held at the House of Blues in Dallas, Texas, on March 6th.
  • Mar 4th, 2013
  • 24    2
Dallas' own Chantry Coffman will be among the ten elite finalists vying for the title of "World's Best Bartender" at TGI Fridays annual World Bartender Championship (WBC) being held at the House of Blues in Dallas, Texas, on March 6th.
  • Mar 4th, 2013
  • 25    2
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 options to enjoy as they celebrate that Always Friday feeling.
  • Sep 27th, 2012
  • 108    20
To help raise awareness about hunger, T.G.I. Friday's is encouraging its restaurants and team members around the country to take action during Hunger Action Month in September.
  • Sep 6th, 2012
  • 26    5
T.G.I. Friday's is mixing it up again and inviting guests to beat the heat this summer with new beverage menu additions featuring fresh ingredients and fun flavor combinations.
  • Jun 19th, 2012
  • 83    20
The Spicy Craft Beer Cheese Burger, paying the tab at T.G.I. Friday's® is fast and easy with the new T.G.I. Friday's Mobile App for iPhone and Android.
  • Apr 27th, 2012
  • 64    2
T.G.I. Friday's® guests now have 17 more reasons to come in to Friday's and celebrate. The 17 new dishes and mouthwatering menu favorites add value and variety for Friday's guests, including new vegetarian options and more shareable appetizers.
  • Apr 26th, 2012
  • 38    2
A recent survey commissioned by T.G.I. Friday's found that 67 percent of people ages 18 to 34 say it is OK to double dip while only 28 percent of people ages 55 and older say it is acceptable.
  • Apr 26th, 2012
  • 28    1
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.
  • Apr 14th, 2012
  • 68    2
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 annual World Bartender Championship (WBC) in Dallas.
  • Feb 27th, 2012
  • 52    1
Countless hours spent perfecting cocktail recipes and working on bottle-wielding skills is about to pay off for nine T.G.I. Friday's(R) bartenders.
  • Jan 11th, 2012
  • 57    6
Friday's is taking that Friday feeling and extending it to New Year's Eve. What better place to start the New Year off right?
  • Dec 29th, 2011
  • 84    14
In keeping with the celebratory spirit of the holidays and T.G.I. Friday's(R) fun-loving atmosphere, Friday's is giving back to its guests that come in to enjoy the season, both with Best Buy(R) prizes and gift card promotions, including a $5 Bonus Bite..
  • Nov 22nd, 2011
  • 29    1
Bartenders at Friday's(R) celebrate that Friday feeling with their guests each and every day, and this year's World Bartender Championship (WBC), is giving bartenders and guests alike even more reason to celebrate.
  • Nov 14th, 2011
  • 31    0
Through the holiday season, Friday's(R) is inviting its guests to get into the spirit and indulge in the rich flavor of the new Jack Daniel's(R) Premium Grill items.
  • Nov 8th, 2011
  • 35    1

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