TGIFridays’ management and staff and loyal guests gathered together for a party on Nov. 26 at Glorietta Activity Center in the same mall where it opened its first branch in 1994.
Host Candy Gamos led the party that commenced with a 25th anniversary AVP that showcased all ‘Fridays Believers’―customers, partners, and friends who shared wonderful TGIFridays memories.
This was followed by a digital countdown and ceremonial lighting of a marker that symbolized 25 years of TGIFridays, led by The Bistro Group chairman and CEO William Stelton, president and COO Jean Paul Manuud and the company’s execom committee.
Other event highlights included the blowing of the birthday cake, bartending exhibitions, a performance by stand-up comedian Alex Calleja and entertainment numbers by Verse Two.
“Our team is happy to spend TGIFridays’ 25th year with our guests tonight who have been and will always be part of our journey. We look back with pride at the last 25 years, and we look forward with much optimism about what TGIFridays will have in store for you,” said Manuud.
Rechele Tiongson, vice president for operations, also announced the exciting Dec. 11 promotion which was offered simultaneously across all Fridays stores nationwide. Every table at 1 p.m. And 7 p.m. got the popular Chilli Ballpark Nachos for free and every person received a complimentary beverage during the promo.