TGI Fridays Appoints New U.S. President & COO and President of Int’l Markets & CFO

by | Dec 14, 2023
Both execs will report to CEO Weldon Spangler as the company continues to implement a growth plan to revitalize the iconic brand globally. The moves come about a month after the casual dining chain appointed Spangler, a longtime board member and seasoned restaurant executive, as its new CEO.
TGI Fridays Promotes CMO to Chief Executive Officer to Lead Transformation
by | Aug 29, 2023

Restaurant industry veteran Brandon Coleman III has been named chief executive officer of Dallas-based TGI Fridays, charged with moving the company forward into a new era....

Birdie’s Eastside, a New Marfa-Like Gathering Place from Jon Alexis, Is Coming to East Dallas
by | Aug 2, 2023
At the site of a former Luby's cafeteria, the "concept lab" at Alexis' Imperial Fizz Hospitality has cooked up a bar & grill tailored to the neighborhood's needs. With a patio bigger than an NBA basketball court and a Marfa-esque vibe, Birdie's Eastside will be "just like East Dallas," Alexis says: "casually Texan, a little boho, super comfy, and easygoing."