T.G.I Friday's is the popular food chain restaurant in America that actually specializes in casual dining. The company works as the unit of another popular restaurant chain that is Carlson Companies. The name of this company has been derived from the popular expression TGIF. Company authority says that the name signifies that 'thank God it is Friday' and 'time to eat, drink and go merry'. The restaurant chain is popular for its image that includes brass railings, red colored canopies, the popular Tiffany lamps and for other uses of antiques. Alan Stillman founded this organization in the year 1965. Headquarters of the company is in Carrolton in Texas, US.