Download TGI Friday’s logo – TGI Friday’s (often shortened to just Friday’s in most countries or “TGI’s” in the UK) is an American restaurant chain focusing on casual meals with more than 1,000 restaurants in over 50 countries. The company is a unit of Carlson Companies . Its name comes from the expression in English “Thank God It’s Friday” (Thank God It’s Friday). 1 This restaurant chain is known for its appearance, with red ribbons, their railings of bronze and Tiffany lamps and frequent use decorating with antiques.
The Friday’s restaurant chain was founded in 1965 in the city of New York , with food standard American cuisine and spirits. The restaurant was located at the corner of 63 Street and First Avenue. The exterior had a canopy of white lines and red and blue paint, and interior included wooden floors, Bentwood chairs and striped tablecloths, the bar area had brass rails and stained glass. The employees were young and funny uniforms, and each time a customer’s birthday, everyone in the restaurant came with a sweet and singing the traditional song of Friday’s birthday. In that place there is now a British bar called “Baker Street” bronze railings are still there.
His second location was established in 1970 in Memphis ( Tennessee ) in the Overton Square district, this location was closed. Friday’s Oldest is currently in operation in Louisville, Kentucky , in Linn Station Road. Opened in August 1977 . Friday’s also has been used as a restaurant in hotel Country Inns & Suites by Mark Carlson . The largest franchise Friday’s is The Briad Group with about 70 restaurants in America. A franchise internationally notable was Whitbread PLC, owner of TGI Friday’s in the UK. Until 2007 there were 45 restaurants. On January 17, 2007, Whitbread sold the operating rights of all 45 restaurants TGI Friday’s UK Limited (a consortium consisting of Carlson Restaurants Worldwide Inc. and ABN Amro Capital), which had formed a union in 1986.