Welcomes New Restaurant Chain Locations to its Traffic Driving, Profit Generating Program

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Company’s Q2 Partnerships Join an Impressive Base of 18,000 Restaurants Nationwide brings family and friends together, helping deepen relationships and create lasting memories one dining experience at a time. announces the addition of six new restaurant chain locations to its rapidly growing program. The latest multi-unit partners include:

  •     Surg Restaurant Group – is excited to welcome Surg Restaurant Group’s creation, Distil, with a fourth location in the Milwaukee metro area.
  •     Nicky’s Mexican Restaurants – Adding a creative Mexican taste from Louisiana, welcomes seven Nicky’s Mexican Restaurants to the mix.
  •     Giordano’s – Serving Chicago’s Famous Stuffed Pizza for more than 35 years, Giordano’s has added its Rosemont, Ill. location to the program.
  •     Tara Thai – The word "Tara” means water, commonly found in Thai folk literature. Tara Thai restaurants offer a unique and relaxing atmosphere, featuring a variety of underwater art. Seven east coast Tara Thai restaurants are now on the program.
  •     Shula’s – Providence, R.I. is now home to the 13th Shula’s chain location on the program. Named in honor of legendary NFL coach Don Shula, Shula’s 347 Grill offers everything from gourmet salads to fresh specialty fish, and exclusively serves Premium Black Angus Beef® burgers and steaks.
  •     Levy – Loft 610 in Omaha, Neb. is now the second Levy Restaurant location on the program. Chef Ben invites customers to gaze out at Turner Park or cozy up to the warm glow of the stunning wine wall.
  •     Leona’s & The Hop Haus – Under the same multi-unit operation, Leona’s and Hop Haus have 14 Chicagoland locations on the program. Both restaurants take pride in their cozy, family-owned atmospheres.

“Creating partnerships with chain restaurants is an exciting venture,” says CEO, Cary Chessick. “ brings family and friends together, helping deepen relationships and create lasting memories one dining experience at a time.”

“ has certainly increased the exposure of Leona's Restaurants and the Hop Haus to the city of Chicago and beyond,” says Marc Fishman, Leona’s and Hop Haus Marketing Manager. “With over 2.5 million appearances in search results, and thousands of tables filled, has been instrumental in bringing first time customers to our business. Survey results have provided us with 'spotters' at all our locations, helping keep our operation team vigilant while increasing customer satisfaction across the board.”

Each new partner has a custom web page on, featuring a personalized description of the restaurant. The profile includes type of cuisine, menu items, décor, pricing, and hours of operation for each participating location. partners benefit from the program’s extensive marketing efforts, which create greater exposure and increase customer traffic. The company never sends its restaurant partners a bill, only hungry diners.

The program supplies restaurant operators with recurring custom reports that combine data from each chain location. Operators can evaluate total and individual location-specific program results with information such as profit estimates, number of tables filled, web page traffic and more. also sends surveys to guests to collect feedback about their dining experiences. The survey data can be used to help modify menu items, improve and reward service, plus support in-house incentive and loyalty marketing programs. The company also includes consultative marketing services that reveal best practices, lessons learned and tips for more effective interactive marketing. has nearly 500 chain locations among its rapidly growing network of more than 18,000 restaurants nationwide. In 2010, the company filled more than five million tables across the country and generated more than $340 million in revenue for the restaurant industry.

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About helps deepen relationships and create lasting memories one dining experience at a time. The company offers savings at more than 18,000 restaurants nationwide with more than 45,000 daily gift certificate options. brings family and friends together to relax, converse and enjoy dining out. customers have saved more than $500 million since the Arlington Heights, Ill.-based company was founded in 1999.

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