fries fan? Best make a plan for Wednesday.
Chain restaurants across the country are diving deep into the fryer for National French Fry Day (arguably one of the holiest holidays for invented food), offering mounds of free fries, contests, and even a chance to spend a few nights at a potato-themed Boise hotel .
Here’s a rundown of some of the most notable Fry Day celebrations:
Forget the friday. Wendy’s celebrates roast week. The burger chain is offering fries deals for five days when ordered through the Wendy’s app. Free Medium Fry with Frosty purchase on Monday; Tuesday, a complimentary medium roast with salad; Wednesday, free roast of any size with every mobile order purchase; Thursday, complimentary small breakfast of spiced potatoes with every mobile order; and Friday, free medium roast with mobile order of any size roast.
burger giant MC Donalds is giving away orders of large fries on Wednesday as long as they are placed in the app by members of the loyalty program.
Burger King adds a twist to the fry day with a serving of protein. The burger chain is giving away free chicken fries with every $3 purchase Wednesday, available through the BK app, website and at participating restaurants — but not by delivery. Offer valid only for members of the Burger King rewards program, Royal Perks, who are eligible to receive free fries year-round through the Frequency Fry’er Club promo.
Charley’s Philly steaks is going big for the holidays and is giving away 100 days of free fries to 100 winners across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The chain is also giving away a free fries order with every Wednesday cheesesteak purchase for rewards app users. Charleys said it uses 22 million one-pound potatoes each year, enough to stretch from Philadelphia to Houston.
Metro Diner brings back a favorite dish in honor of the big day Wednesday. The Pittsburgh Steak Salad is a garden salad with fries, steak tips and blue cheese, served with blue cheese dressing.
Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes, which says its fries are prepared in a six-step process that takes 24 hours, is hosting a sweepstakes through July 31 in partnership with the Big Idaho Potato Hotel. The winner will receive two nights’ accommodation at the unique Boise Hotel, along with airfare and transportation. The potato-shaped hideaway features a “bespoke silo converted into a spa retreat” and is set on a 400-acre farm.
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