FRIENDLY'S NEW BURGERS OFFER COLOSSAL TASTE
|Maura C. Tobias
413-543-2400, ext. 2814
WILBRAHAM, Mass (April 27, 2005) - A big, juicy burger -- hot off the grill, loaded with cheese and other irresistible toppings -- is one of the great American taste treats - and one of Friendly's signature products.
Now Friendly's is offering guests three Colossal Burgers with great big flavor that's guaranteed to tempt the taste buds of anyone who's been craving the perfect burger.
New Smoked Cheddar & Bacon Burger, topped with melted smoked Cheddar cheese, sautâˆšÂ©ed onions, bacon and ranch dressing
New Black & Bleu Burger, coated with Cajun spices, sautâˆšÂ©ed onions and chunky Bleu cheese dressing
New Three Cheese & Bacon Burger with melt-in-your-mouth Pepper Jack, Swiss and Cheddar; bacon and Thousand Island dressing
"For years, guests have come to Friendly's to dig into our famous mouth-watering burgers, made with fresh, top quality beef, cooked to perfection right on the spot. Our new Colossal Burgers take burgers to the next level," said Larry Rusinko, Senior Vice President for Friendly's. "Whether it's lunch, dinner, or in-between, they're a great reason to come to Friendly's."
And for a limited time, burger lovers can top their meal with the ultimate dessert indulgence--a free Happy Ending Sundae with Friendly's new Nutty Caramel Crunch ice cream. This candy lover's delight tempts with chunks of real Snickers
candy; rich nougat ice cream swirled with caramel and fudge; smooth, buttery caramel sauce; whipped topping - and a cherry.
Friendly's featured Colossal Burgers, with a free sundae made with Nutty Caramel Crunch ice cream or any other fabulous Friendly's flavor, will be available through July 3, 2005.
Friendly Ice Cream Corporation (Amex: FRN) is a vertically integrated restaurant company serving signature sandwiches, entrees and ice cream desserts in a friendly, family environment in more than 535 company and franchised restaurants throughout the Northeast. The company also manufactures ice cream, which is distributed through more than 4,500 supermarkets and other retail locations. With a 69-year operating history, Friendly's enjoys strong brand recognition and is currently revitalizing its restaurants and introducing new products to grow its customer base. Further information on Friendly's can be found at www.friendlys.com.