About Carlson Restaurants

Carlson Restaurants

Carlson Restaurants, parent company of TGI Fridays℠ Inc., is a privately held company owned by Carlson, a family-owned, global hospitality and travel company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn.


Carlson encompasses more than 1,070 hotels, including Radisson®, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, Park Inn® and Park Plaza®; more than 900 TGI Fridays℠ restaurants; and a majority stake in Carlson Wagonlit Travel®, the global leader in business travel management. Carlson operates in more than 150 countries and its brands employ about 170,000 people.


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