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T.G.I. Friday's® introduces an Allergen supplement menu
Carrollton, Texas | October 26, 2010
It is easier and more convenient than ever for guests with food allergies, or those who have gluten sensitivities, to dine at T.G.I. Friday's, thanks to a new Allergen supplement menu that is in place at participating Friday's® restaurants as of October 26, 2010.
Using easy-to-read icons T.G.I. Friday's new allergen menu will break down what food groups/categories may be found in each menu item, including eggs, wheat, soy, peanuts, shellfish and more. This new Allergen menu will help guests make informed meal choices regarding their food allergies and help them find the perfect meal to satisfy their appetite.
"We are sensitive to what our guests require and we absolutely owe it to them to take this extra step and have this new Allergen menu available," said Ricky Richardson, chief concept officer of T.G.I. Friday's. "People expect to have a great time with great tasting food and beverages when they come to T.G.I. Friday's and our new menu supplement will help our guests find the food that is just right for them."
T.G.I. Friday's is also refreshing its current menu by adding the most popular items from its recent Caribbean Summer menu, including Grilled Caribbean Wings, Tropical Splash Salad with Ginger Lime Chicken, Conga Line Caribbean Chicken Sandwich and the great taste of the Captain Morgan® Original Spiced Rum Sauce on steaks and seafood. The same goes for the bar, where T.G.I. Friday's will add several new drinks to keep the variety as fresh and lively as ever.
About T.G.I. Friday's
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(SM) attitude. Friday's authentic, engaging atmosphere makes it the perfect place to escape, socialize and connect with people while getting a rejuvenating second wind. As the original casual dining restaurant, T.G.I. Friday's has a rich food and beverage heritage, which includes being credited with popularizing Happy Hour, the Long Island Iced Tea and Loaded Potato Skins. T.G.I. Friday's is also famous for its flair bartenders, approximately 7,000 of who compete annually for the title of T.G.I. Friday's World Bartender Champion.
Carlson Restaurants Worldwide Inc., the parent company of T.G.I. Friday's, is a privately held company owned by Minneapolis-based Carlson, a world leader in the hospitality and travel industries. As of August 2010, Carlson Restaurants Worldwide owns, operates, franchises or licenses more than 1,000 restaurants in 61 countries. For more information, visit www.fridays.com.
Wendy Aiello, 1-303-355-3538, office, 1-303-619-5162, mobile,