Charlotte, NC (RestaurantNews.com) The hoops insanity is about to begin and Hickory Tavern has the perfect remedy, complete with a doctor’s note.
In anticipation of the college basketball tournament, Charlotte-based Hickory Tavern®, a family-friendly restaurant with a sports passion, will spend this week and next handing out the notes. And for the 95% of Americans who plan to watch the tournament, including 33% who actually call in sick or miss school in order to do so, Hickory Tavern will exchange the notes for FREE Chips & Queso all day on March 17 & 18 at its restaurants during the games.
“Hickory Tavern is nestled right in the middle of basketball country so we’re the best place to play hooky and watch March Insanity,” said Hickory Tavern CMO Thom Perez. “So for anyone already feeling the basketball fever coming on or anticipating a Hooping Cough, we’ve got the perfect excuse, uh, I mean a doctor’s note, waiting on you. Then we’ll see you next Thursday and Friday when the tournament kicks into high gear and FREE Chips & Queso await you.
Hickory Tavern’s offer of FREE Chips & Queso is valid in-restaurant only and requires the note which can be obtained anytime through Wednesday, March 15. There is a limit of one appetizer per table per visit and other restrictions may apply.
About Hickory Tavern
Founded in 1997, the Hickory Tavern brand has grown to include 22 restaurants in 13 communities across the southeastern United States. Hickory Tavern is a great family neighborhood restaurant with a sports passion. Its unique brand of casual dining, lively bar atmosphere, upscale menu and a passion for sports is universally inviting and the perfect dining destination no matter what time of day: Lunch, Happy Hour, Dinner, Late Night or Gameday. Perhaps best known for being named runner up in ESPN’s Best Sports Bar in North America or being cited by The Bleacher Report as the best local bar in the NFL city of Charlotte,, the family-friendly brand recently expanded its footprint with 5 new openings in 2015, including Memphis, Winston-Salem, NC, Birmingham, Alabama, Indian Land, SC and most recently, Rock Hill, SC.