Happy Veterans Day! TGI Fridays is serving free meals to veterans and active duty military members tonight as a thank you for their service.
Today, Thursday, November 11, 2021, is the day set aside to thank our veterans for their sacrifice. Many restaurants are stepping up by offering a free meal to veterans and active duty military, and TGI Fridays is among them, according to Today.
Veterans and active duty service members are invited to pick a free meal from their local TGI Fridays from a limited lunch menu.
Here’s what you need to know:
Veterans & Active Duty Military Members Can Choose a Free Lunch From a Limited Menu at TGI Fridays
Today reported that TGI Fridays’ free Veterans Day meal is a lunch selected from a limited menu. The offer is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, November 11, 2021, the news outlet reported. Veterans are asked to present a valid proof of their military status.
Today reported that the offer is available for dine-in only, and cannot be used for takeout or delivery. Contact your local TGI Fridays to confirm the details of the restaurant near you.
“On Veterans Day, TGI Fridays is offering a free select lunch for dine-in only (not valid for online, take-out, or delivery) at participating locations with valid military ID between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. local time,” Today reported. Options include a cheeseburger with seasoned fries, crispy chicken fingers with seasoned fries and coleslaw, 6-ounce center-cut sirloin with mashed potatoes and lemon butter broccoli, or a Caesar salad with grilled chicken.”
TGI Fridays Recently Announced a Partnership With a Food Tech Platform
TGI Fridays has a newly announced partnership with Sam Nazarian’s C3, (Creating Culinary Communities), a food technology platform, according to a company press release. The partnership was announced in October 2021.
“The groundbreaking partnership between C3 and TGI Fridays includes a significant investment by Nr. Nazarian and C3 into TGI Fridays and a board seat,” the press release says. “This gives the Fridays’ team access to C3’s popular digital restaurant brands to be produced out of Fridays’ kitchens nationwide. Plans for expansion include C3 digital kitchens in 170 TGI Fridays company owned stores in the US. Additionally, the partnership will provide TGI Fridays access to C3’s proprietary Go by Citizens app. The Go by Citizens app provides a digital culinary market experience where consumers can order from multiple C3 digital restaurant brands in one transaction, with no hidden delivery fees. The average for orders on the app is 78% higher than any other client on C3 partner Lunchbox’s hosting platform, showcasing the strength of the proprietary technology.”
Other brands partnered with the platform include Umami Burger, Sam’s Crispy Chicken, Krispy Rice, Kumi, Cicci di Carne, Cindy Lou’s Cookies, Soom Soom Fresh Mediterranean, the press release said.
The platform aims to “to harness the ordering power of Gen-Z and Millennials,” the press release said.
“Early on, C3 recognized the importance of Gen-Z’s economic power which is the fastest growing of all generational cohorts and one of the major demographics reshaping the landscape of food and beverage,” the press release said.