T.G.I. Friday s, founded in 1965, is a chain of full-service restaurants with worldwide locations that offers a variety of specialty food and beverages. It is a part of Carlson Restaurants Worldwide, which is a privately held company that operates more than 1,000 restaurants in over 50 countries. T.G.I. Friday s features an American-style menu with a selection of party platters, appetizers, steaks, grilled food items, seafood, hamburgers and sandwiches, as well as a variety of margarita drinks, cocktails, wines and a selection of beer. It offers a retail line of products available in grocery stores that includes frozen snacks, alcoholic blenders, nonalcoholic mixers and salted snacks. In addition, the restaurants offer gift cards, Gold Points reward programs and special dining packages. T.G.I. Friday s maintains a location in Rochester, N.Y.