Nick Shepherd was named president and chief executive officer of Carlson Restaurants, parent company to TGI Fridays℠, in February 2009. Fridays provides an energizing Friday feeling – every day of the week – to Guests in 900+ restaurants in 60 countries.
As a seasoned international executive, Shepherd began his career in restaurant operations and has since held leadership positions in a variety of disciplines. He brings more than 25 years of global operations, development, franchise, marketing and brand management experience to his role.
After starting his career with Whitbread PLC, Allied Lyons Plc and London-based Grand Metropolitan Plc, Shepherd established his own successful service management consulting business and then served at Blockbuster, Inc. in various executive leadership roles across the international and domestic businesses. When Shepherd left Blockbuster in September 2007, he was the global chief operating officer.
Prior to joining Carlson Restaurants, Shepherd served as the chairman and CEO of Sagittarius Brands, Inc., a private equity owned restaurant holding company which owned and operated the Del Taco and Captain D’s restaurant brands.
Shepherd earned his Bachelor’s degree in Catering Systems from Sheffield City Polytechnic.
The BFM – The Best FridaysSM Margarita
NEW Peach Honey Smash
Skinny Cosmo Cooler
Patrón Cosmo 'Rita Shaker
NEW Blackberry Long Island Tea Shaker
NEW Double Berry Mojito Shaker
Barbados Rum Punch
Ultimate Long Island Tea
FridaysSM Spiked Lemonade
Grey Goose Cooler
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Beers on Tap
ANGRY ORCHARD CRISP APPLE CIDER Hard Cider (Gluten Free) — Cincinnati, OH
BUD LIGHT American Light Lager — St. Louis, MO
STELLA ARTOIS European Pale Lager — Belgium
SAM ADAMS BOSTON LAGER Vienna Lager — Boston, MA
SAM ADAMS SEASONAL Varies by Season — Boston, MA
SAM ADAMS REBEL IPA American IPA — Boston, MA
WIDMER BROTHERS OMISSION American Pale Ale (Gluten Free) — Portland, OR BUDWEISER American Lager — St. Louis, MO
COORS LIGHT American Light Lager — Golden, CO
MILLER LITE American Light Lager — Milwaukee, WI
MICHELOB ULTRA American Ultra-Light Lager — St. Louis, MO
HEINEKEN European Pale Lager — Netherlands
AMSTEL LIGHT European Light Lager — Holland
NEWCASTLE BROWN ALE English Brown Ale — England
CORONA Mexican Lager — Mexico
CORONA LIGHT Mexican Light Lager — Mexico
DOS EQUIS LAGER Mexican Lager — Mexico
MODELO ESPECIAL Mexican Lager — Mexico
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KENDALL–JACKSON Chardonnay — California
BAREFOOT Chardonnay — California
BERINGER White Zinfandel — California
ECCO DOMANI Pinot Grigio — Italy
SEVEN DAUGHTERS Moscato — Italy
KIM CRAWFORD Sauvignon Blanc — New Zealand
By the Bottle
RODNEY STRONG Cabernet Sauvignon — Sonoma County, California
ZONIN (SPLIT) Prosecco — Italy
VEUVE CLICQUOT Champagne — France
DOM PÉRIGNON Champagne — France
DARK HORSE Cabernet Sauvignon — California
LITTLE BLACK DRESS Merlot — California
CUPCAKE Pinot Noir — Central Coast, California
ALAMOS Malbec — Argentina
APOTHIC Red Blend — California
NEW Strawberry Passion Fruit Tea
Red Bull® Passion Slush
Ruby Red Bull® Slush
Free refills on all Slushes excluding Red Bull®