Navigation Links
T.G.I. Friday's(R) Restaurants Releases 2008 'Food-Related Resolutions' Survey Results
Date:12/19/2007

'Eat Smaller Portions' Among Top Three Resolutions

CARROLLTON, Texas, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey(1) conducted by Harris Interactive(R) on behalf of T.G.I. Friday's(R) restaurants, fifty-six percent of U.S. adults plan to make food-related New Year's resolutions for 2008 and seventy-one percent feel having a variety of smaller portion entrees when dining out would make it easier to keep those resolutions.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060907/DATH025LOGO)

"The survey results make it clear smaller portions can help Americans keep their resolutions," said Mike Archer, president and chief operating officer of T.G.I. Friday's USA. "T.G.I. Friday's Right Portion, Right Price menu addresses this holistically and provides big, bold flavors in a variety of portion sizes all day, every day."

The top three food-related 2008 New Year's resolutions among those who plan to make them are eat more vegetables (51%), eat more fruits (49%) and eat smaller portions (47%).

In a separate survey(2) conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of T.G.I. Friday's, eighty-two percent of U.S. adults find it challenging to watch how much they eat when dining out. In addition, eighty-two percent would prefer to dine at a restaurant that offered entrees in various portion sizes.

"We're fanatical about bringing the best tasting food and drink to our guests and they are telling us loud and clear that they want choices," continued Archer. "T.G.I. Friday's was the first casual dining chain to take a broad position on portion sizes and it's a leadership position we won't relinquish."

(1)About the Survey

Harris Interactive conducted this online survey on behalf of T.G.I. Friday's between December 10 and December 12, 2007 among 2,082 adults ages 18+, of whom 1,245 plan to make food-related New Year's resolutions for 2008. This online survey is not based on a probability sample and therefore no theoretical estimates of sampling error can be calculated. For complete methodology, including weighting variables, please contact Derek Farley, DFPR, for T.G.I. Friday's.

(2)About the Survey

Harris Interactive conducted this online survey on behalf of T.G.I. Friday's between October 23 and October 25, 2007 among 2,692 adults ages 18+. This online survey is not based on a probability sample and therefore no theoretical estimates of sampling error can be calculated. For complete methodology, including weighting variables, please contact Derek Farley, DFPR, for T.G.I. Friday's.

Carlson Restaurants Worldwide Inc., the parent company of T.G.I. Friday's Inc. and Pick Up Stix, is a privately held company owned by Minneapolis-based Carlson, a world leader in the hospitality, travel and marketing industries. As of December 2007, Carlson Restaurants Worldwide owns, operates, franchises or licenses more than 1,000 restaurants in 58 countries. For more information on the brands, visit http://www.fridays.com and http://www.pickupstix.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE T.G.I. Friday's Restaurants
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Healthy restaurants help make us fat, says a new Cornell study
2. Adult-Care.Org, After Its Initial Launch on August 28, 2007, in October 2007 Captures Attention of One of the Fastest Growing NASDAQ Companies, McCormick & Schmicks Seafood Restaurants in Marketing Partnership
3. Cleveland Clinic Press Releases Journal-Writing Book Write for Life: Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit Through Journal Writing by Sheppard B. Kominars, Ph.D.
4. Leading Child Abuse Center Releases Back to School Tips to Protect Children From Internet Predators
5. JHA Releases 2007 U.S. Group Disability Mid-Year Market Survey Results
6. Verdict One Releases Directory of Board Certified Attorneys for Consumers
7. Academy releases emergency preparedness tools to enable millions more people to shelter in place
8. Provectus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. releases summary results of phase 1 metastatic melanoma study
9. MITEM Releases Blue Iris eLaborate 8.6
10. Produce for Better Health Foundation Releases Statement on Study Saying Fruit & Vegetable Consumption Not Strongly Associated With Colon Cancer Risk
11. Patient Safety Authority Releases Advisory Focusing on Common Causes of Medication Errors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... During the ... Carol Francis, Psychologist in the South Bay area , explained “Watching Women’s ... all people and by all people shines as a bright beacon of determination ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... , ... The National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence ( NCADD ), ... communities to designate the last full week of January as National Drug and Alcohol ... Myths.” As a community, we can advocate for effective treatment, but also especially ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... January 23, 2017 , ... ... firm, announced today that John J. Nelson, a senior accountant at the Firm, will ... behalf of Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley. Over 200 runners will race up 1,576 steps, a ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... , ... January 23, 2017 , ... ... educational institution’s inaugural K-20 Education Summit to be held March 23-25, 2017 in ... by Jan. 25, 2017. , The keynote speakers include Dr. Michelle R. Weise, ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... The iaedp Foundation, recognized for its ... who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems, proudly announces the addition ... of the leading eating disorder treatments centers located throughout the U.S. As partners ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/24/2017)... The global peripheral I.V. catheter market accounted ... expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.0% during ... larger share in the global market between the two ... the hospital segment accounted for the highest share in ... peripheral I.V. catheter market is witnessing high growth rate, ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... Calif. , Jan. 23, 2017  HOPE ... exclusive rights to develop and commercialize nuc ... Therapeutics, a Korean pharmaceutical company. ... DNA aptamer against surface nucleolin found on many ... gemcitabine. Unlike ADCs (antibody drug conjugates) or SMDCs ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... Calif. , Jan. 23, 2017  Based ... market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Ansell, a global ... Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award. ... approach, and a wide global footprint have placed ... the hand protection market. The Company,s established product ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: