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URG Welcomes Back Employee to a Senior Roll

Posted on: November 8th, 2022 by nmilne

Glenn Allen, November 02, 2022 – United Restaurant Group welcomes back Jake Kirchner as the GM of our Asheville, NC, store. Jake started with Fridays in 2009 as a beverage manager in Asheville. He was recognized in 2017 as the Franchise GM of the year in the entire Fridays system. Jake moved to Florida in 2021 and worked at Whiskey Joes as the GM.

Laura, his wife, missed her family in Asheville. Thank you, Laura, for bringing Jake back!

He enjoys spending time with his wife and his best friend Nick, his 8-year-old son, watching his favorite college football team- Michigan.

Congratulations, Jake, and welcome back to the family!

Fridays + Foodgod = Unicornfetti Cake (on The Wendy Williams Show)

Posted on: March 10th, 2020 by devadmin No Comments

The popular foodie “Foodgod” has created a NEW amazing dessert that will be served exclusively at TGI Fridays starting on March 17th!

This festive dessert, the Unicornfetti Cake, features party-colored vanilla ice cream, coated with warm, decadent white chocolate [and] lollipop candy crunchies and color-changing sugar crystals… YUM!

This delicious treat was even featured on The Wendy Williams Show! Check it out….

Stuff The Bus 2018

Posted on: December 19th, 2018 by devadmin

We’re so proud to be one of the sponsors of Z104’s Stuff The Bus this holiday season in VA Beach, Virginia. It was an amazing turnout!

See the Grand Finale/Recap for yourself… (click on the image below)

Source via K104 Radio

Bartender Semi-Final Championships 2018

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 by devadmin

From the United Restaurant Group family- we are excited & proud to wish a very big GOOD LUCK to our friends competing at the Semi-Final Bartender Championship, located at our West Broad TGI Fridays in Richmond. Good luck to Jermie from Mt. Pleasant to Brittany, from Midlothian/Swift Creek, and also to Ali, from our Raleigh Fridays. Happy flair-ing ya’ll!

Happy Holidays from United Restaurant Group

Posted on: November 14th, 2018 by devadmin

‘Tis the season to be jolly… and from our family at United Restaurant Group to yours- Happy Holidays everyone! We wish you all a wonderful season with friends, family and loved ones.

Fridays Feast

Posted on: October 4th, 2018 by devadmin

Feast with a friend at Fridays! Order 2 Appetizers + 2 Entrees + 2 Desserts, starting at $20.


Summer Favorites via Monster Coupon Book

Posted on: August 7th, 2018 by devadmin
Thanks to Monster Coupon Book, three of our TGI Fridays stores in South Carolina are sharing some favorite summertime dishes & drinks of 2018…


Flair Show for Autism Society of Central VA 2018

Posted on: July 6th, 2018 by devadmin

Our amazing team at Midlothian, VA did a fantastic job raising money for Autism Society of Central Virginia, during their 3rd Annual Flair Show in April of this year.

We are so proud and honored. Great job team!

Special Olympics Summer Games 2018

Posted on: May 30th, 2018 by devadmin

We’re SO thrilled to help sponsor this year’s Special Olympics Summer Games, coming up on June 8th and 9th at the University of Richmond. And this year they’re celebrating their 50th year!

Join us at the opening ceremony on June 8th at 7:30pm…. did we mention there’s going to be fireworks?!

Find out more here: Special Olympics Virginia

The Big Ribs Social Experiment

Posted on: May 3rd, 2018 by devadmin

TGI Fridays challenges meat-loving fans everywhere to demand bigger ribs today… and every day!

Fridays is raising the bar with Big Ribs, announcing the popular return of the $12.99 offer for a full-rack of Big Ribs in any of 3 savory styles (including two sides).


Would you choose big ribs or tiny ribs? Check out what people on the streets were saying…