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Friday, June 22, 2018

Smiley's Road Trip Update

It’s the second week of Smiley’s Summer Road Trip and he is having a blast making new friends on his mission to visit all 68 Eat’n Park restaurants! Kids everywhere are documenting the fun with a special passport that we, Team Smiley, stamp each time they visit one of Smiley’s restaurant stops. (You can print yours here!) Once they collect five stamps, they will receive a coupon for a dozen free Smiley® Cookies! Several of Smiley’s biggest fans are already over halfway to completing their passport and earning their big prize!

This past week, Smiley has had road trip stops in Monongahela, South Hills Village, Moon Township, McKees Rocks, Murrysville, Dormont, Squirrel Hill, Big McKnight, Franklin Park, Whitehall, and Robinson.


While visiting our Eat’n Park in Dormont, Smiley got a big hug from one of his tiniest fans. She even coordinated her outfit to match Smiley perfectly!


Smiley made so many new friends this week and would like to give a special shout out to Sharon, who traveled all the way across the country from California! She told Smiley that she makes sure to take home a dozen Smiley® Cookies every time she visits the area! 

See where Smiley and the team will be next at FindSmiley.com or by reading our “Smiley’s Summer Road Trip” blog. 


See you at Eat’n Park!
Team Smiley

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Free Kids' Meal With Adult Entrée Purchase!

Our nickname may be “The Place for Smiles,” but we’re also the place for families! Since 1986, we’ve been treating kids to a free Smiley Cookie after their meal and making life easier for parents everywhere! To keep the tradition going, take a night off from kitchen duty and let us do the cooking for the kiddos - use this coupon for a free kids’ meal with an adult entrée purchase!

Coupon valid June 18-24, 2018 only.
Coupon must be printed to be redeemed

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Daniel Tiger Giveaway

Here at Eat’n Park, our partnership with Fred Rogers Productions goes way back. In the 1980s, we created children's menus and placemats with "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" themes.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, all kids who visit us now through June 30 will receive a free Daniel Tiger book and activity sheet, while supplies last! The book, “Daniel Goes Out for Dinner,” is the perfect way to get your smart cookie’s summer reading list off to a grr-ific start!


Get ready for some fun in the sun at Idlewild during Daniel Tiger Neighbor Days, July 9-13! The kids will love hanging out with Daniel Tiger, Katerina Kittycat, O the Owl, and all their friends. Plus, those who visit on July 13 will get the chance to meet Smiley and decorate their own Smiley Cookie! Stop by your local Eat’n Park to pick up a coupon for $6.00 off admission, while supplies last.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Start of Smiley's Road Trip

Beep, beep! Smiley’s Summer Road Trip has officially begun! So buckle your seat belts, start your engines, and get ready to meet Smiley in person because he’s visiting every single Eat’n Park location!

Smiley started his summer long road trip in Erie, PA, where he frosted up dozens of Smiley® Cookies with his Erie friends. With little time to spare, Smiley hopped in the Cookie Cruiser and zoomed off to McKeesport. After his long drive, Smiley couldn’t wait to feast on his favorite food, a Superburger!

The next stop on his road trip was our Waterfront location, which Smiley really thinks should be called the Cookiefront. Smiley held the door open for his adoring fans and flashed his best smile for some snazzy photos.


After all the fun Smiley had at his prior stops, he could barely contain his excitement when he got to our Penn Hills location! There, Smiley got to meet a few more of his biggest fans, who showered him with hugs and high-fives!


Don’t forget to download your Smiley Summer Road Trip passport here to help document the fun! Remember, if you visit five Smiley’s Summer Road Trip stops and collect five stamps, you’ll receive a coupon for a free dozen Smiley® Cookies! To see where Smiley’s heading next, head to findsmiley.com! 

Signing off…

Team Smiley 

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Free Smiley Cookie For Dads This Father's Day!

Father’s Day is right around the corner (June 17 to be exact!) and we have some great ways to show our appreciation for the big guy.

For starters, bring Dad by to get his fill of bacon and fried chicken at our Sunday Brunch Buffet! Available from 11AM-2PM for only $9.99, it’s a great way to enjoy some quality family bonding time. You’ll also get some bonus points because on Father’s Day, we’re giving all dads a free Smiley Cookie with their meal!


Still looking for a thoughtful, yet useful gift to show your appreciation? Give an Eat’n Park gift card! Dad will love spending a night out on the town and enjoying his favorite meal! (Hello, Superburger!) And for the Eat’n Park fan who is a technology lover (or last-minute shopper), e-gift cards are the way to go! E-Gift cards are delivered almost instantly and are the perfect way to show your love, no matter how far away you may be!



Happy Father's Day!

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Smiley's Summer Road Trip


Smiley’s cruising into the summer season with the ultimate road trip to visit all 68 Eat’n Park restaurants! He will be joined by his biggest fans (also known as Team Smiley), and together they will hit the road to create smiles for kids throughout the region.

To document the fun, kids will receive a special passport at their first restaurant visit on Smiley’s summer tour. (You can also print a passport ahead of time here!) Each time they visit with Smiley at additional road trip restaurant stops, they’ll receive a stamp on their passport. Once they have collected five stamps, they will receive a dozen free Smiley® Cookies! Now, that’s something to smile about!

The Road Trip will visit every Eat’n Park restaurant once this summer. All Smiley appearances during the road trip are from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. We hope to see you there!

Smiley’s Summer Tour Schedule:

  • June 10 Erie (12th Street) 
  • June 10 McKeesport 
  • June 11 Waterfront 
  • June 12 Penn Hills 
  • June 13 Monongahela 
  • June 14 South Hills Village 
  • June 14 Moon Township 
  • June 18 McKees Rocks 
  • June 18 Murrysville 
  • June 19 Dormont 
  • June 19 Squirrel Hill 
  • June 20 McKnight (North) 
  • June 20 Wexford 
  • June 21 Whitehall 
  • June 21 Robinson 
  • June 24 Latrobe 
  • June 24 Clarion 
  • June 25 Bridgeville 
  • June 25 Shaler 
  • June 27 Avalon 
  • June 27 Pittsburgh Mills 
  • June 28 Banksville 
  • June 28 Grove City 
  • July 1 Morgantown, WV 
  • July 1 Indiana 
  • July 2 Natrona Heights 
  • July 2 North Versailles 
  • July 3 McKnight (South) 
  • July 3 Chippewa 
  • July 5 Library Road 
  • July 5 North Huntingdon 
  • July 8 Franklin 
  • July 8 New Castle 
  • July 9 Hampton 
  • July 9 Cranberry Township 
  • July 10 Washington 
  • July 10 Waterworks 
  • July 11 Peters Township 
  • July 11 Sewickley 
  • July 12 Monroeville  
  • July 12 Belle Vernon 
  • July 15 Butler (Clearview Mall) 
  • July 15 Greensburg 
  • July 16 New Kensington 
  • July 16 Center Township 
  • July 17 New Stanton 
  • July 17 Edgewood 
  • July 18 Butler (New Castle Rd.) 
  • July 19 Uniontown 
  • July 22 Erie (Peach Street) 
  • July 22 Westmont 
  • July 23 Altoona 
  • July 24 Somerset 
  • July 25 DuBois 
  • July 26 Johnstown 
  • July 29 Clarksburg, WV 
  • July 29 Hermitage 
  • July 30 Boardman, OH 
  • July 31 Warren, OH 
  • August 1 Austintown, OH 
  • August 2 Willoughby, OH 
  • August 5 Chapel Hill, OH 
  • August 5 Steubenville, OH 
  • August 6 Medina, OH 
  • August 6 St. Clairsville, OH 
  • August 7 Mentor, OH 
  • August 8 Wheeling, WV 
  • August 9 Weirton, WV 

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Monday, June 4, 2018

New Coupon For $2 Off!

Summer is almost here and we're full of smiles! From graduation parties to vacation plans, there's so much to look forward to. So, let us help get this sunny season off to a great start with this new coupon for $2 off any $15 purchase!
Coupon valid June 4-10, 2018 only.
Coupon must be printed to be redeemed

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Team Member Appreciation Month Recap

For many years, May has been a very special month at Eat’n Park – Team Member Appreciation Month.

During this time, we strive to thank and recognize our hardworking Eat’n Park team members in the field for their years of dedicated service. Each location throws a special party for their crew, recognizing service milestones ranging from 5 to more than 40 years! (In fact, we even have an annual dinner for our Quarter Century Club – a group of current and retired team members who each have more than 25 years of service with the company.)

Our team at our Franklin Park Eat’n Park really knows how to throw a party!

The celebration at our Johnstown Scalp Ave. location included many delicious sweets and treats!

In addition to these celebrations, every person who works in our Corporate Support Center (CSC) takes a day to work at one of our restaurants. They help out wherever needed - be it seating guests, chopping up vegetables, or even making Strawberry Pies.

Team Members at our Peters Township location helped to show a few folks from our Corporate Support Center how to make our classic Strawberry Pie!

During this special month, we also take the opportunity to thank almost 1,000 volunteers who donated more than 37,000 hours of their time to help make our neighborhoods a special place to live. Each volunteer received a special pin to recognize their hard work in their community. 

Even though May has been selected as our special month to showcase our team members, we strive to thank them all year long, and you should too. Next time you see someone do a great job, let them know! Passing along a compliment and a smile will always be appreciated any time of the year!

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An Update on Parker, Our Soon-To-Be Service Dog

In November of last year, we announced our partnership with Guardian Angels Service Dogs and our sponsorship of Parker, a service dog in training who will one day support a veteran in need! Read on to learn about the latest updates on Parker's training.


Parker is now 11 months old and weighs 65 pounds! She has mastered her basic commands and is learning more every day from her trainers. Her favorite activities include car rides and lounging anywhere she can, including a table in the play yard! Parker’s personality is very laid back and she is nice and loving to all she meets!


To learn more about our sponsorship of Parker, click here.

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Meet Our 2018 Team Smiley!

Summer is here, and the fun is just beginning for our newest interns: Team Smiley! This enthusiastic crew is about to start their summer-long journey across the tri-state area, where they’ll be visiting Eat’n Park restaurants, fundraisers, festivals, races, and other community events from now through the fall.

Where Team Smiley goes, fun follows. Click here to see when they’ll be visiting your neighborhood, then stop by with the family to meet Smiley and enjoy a free Smiley Cookie – or even decorate one yourself! Plus, don’t forget to follow Team Smiley on Instagram and Twitter so you don’t miss any of their summer adventures.

If you happen to cross paths with them at an event, be sure to stop by and say hello! You can even check our Photo Gallery to find your photo!

So, you probably want to know a little more about these fresh new faces. Luckily, we’ve got the scoop. Read on!

Team Smiley 2018: (Left to Right) Gigi, Lyndsey, Taylor, Melanie, and Kara

Lyndsey:
Hi Smiley friends! My name is Lyndsey and I traveled all the way from Wisconsin to spend my summer with Smiley and all of you! I traded in cheese for Smiley Cookies and couldn’t be more excited. I currently go to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (Go Warhawks!) where I am studying marketing with an emphasis in retail. I love to travel so I am excited to get on the road and spread smiles all around the area this summer! My favorite meal at Eat’n Park is the Chicken and Strawberry Salad. (It’s my summer go-to for lunch!) I am so thrilled to explore Pittsburgh and all the great things that makes this city so unique! 

Gigi: 
Hey y’all! My name is Gigi. Originally from southwestern Virginia, I’m a rising Senior at Duquesne University, studying Public Relations & Advertising and Digital Media Arts. Despite my southern roots, I now claim Pittsburgh as home and love living in this city. In my free time, you can catch me running on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail or hanging with friends. My favorite thing at Eat’n Park is the Soup, Salad & Fruit Bar. (Shout out to the chili!) I’m looking forward to hitting the road this summer with Team Smiley and the big, loveable cookie himself… Smiley! 

Melanie:
Hello everyone! My name is Melanie and Smiley has been a part of my life since I was a little cookie! Eating at Eat’n Park every Sunday with my Mimi and cousin, Jess, has been a family tradition of mine for as long as I can remember. I live in a small town called Russellton, which is about 40 minutes outside of Pittsburgh, and can always be spotted at my local Eat’n Park snacking on my favorite item: FarmSource Vegetable Soup! I am a junior at The Pennsylvania State University and am majoring in advertising. When I am not spreading smiles with Smiley and the team, I enjoy taking my smile out to explore local hot spots with my friends, family, and two Chinese Crested Powderpuff puppies.  

Kara:
Hi, everyone! My name’s Kara, and I’m a junior at the University of Georgia where I am studying Advertising. I may be located in Georgia for school, but I’m a Pittsburgh girl, born and raised, so I’m excited to be back in my hometown and on Team Smiley this summer. While I’ll gladly eat anything from Eat’n Park’s menu, my absolute favorite dish is the Chicken and Strawberry Salad. As for dessert, I love a good slice of Oreo Creme Pie, although I’ll never object to having a whole pie to myself. When I’m not at Eat’n Park, you can find me baking up a storm in my kitchen or enjoying the great outdoors. I look forward to exploring new places this summer and making great memories!

Taylor:
Hi all! My name is Taylor and I am a senior Business Marketing major at Pennsylvania State University. I grew up in the Pittsburgh area, but my family recently moved to San Antonio, Texas. Even though we moved halfway across the country, I’ll always be a ‘burgh girl at heart. In my free time, I like to hang out with friends and travel. Since my freshman year of college, I have worked for the Pittsburgh Pirates as a ballgirl so you can always catch me on the sidelines of PNC Park fielding foul balls and interacting with fans. My favorite Eat’n Park menu item is the Soup, Salad & Fruit Bar. With so many options, I never walk away disappointed! I look forward to many more trips to the Salad Bar and traveling with Team Smiley this summer! 

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