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NYF in the News


NYF spoofs many with torontofries.com April Fools joke.

April 13, 2016

This past April Fools Day, New York Fries decided to tap into passionate, patriotic Canadians from coast to coast by announcing they had decided to change the name of the brand to reflect their proud Canadian roots. New York Fries was to become Toronto Fries to prevent any and all confusion that New York Fries was in fact a Canadian brand. The timing was perfect to tap into the controversial Presidential candidate Donald Trump and his hometown of New York City.

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New York Fries is Bringing Sexy Snaps Back

February 1, 2016

This Valentine’s, New York Fries is asking fans to peck, kiss or #FrenchYourFries on Snapchat.

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Cara Operations Limited announces purchase of New York Fries

August 31, 2015

VAUGHAN, ON, August 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Cara Operations Limited (TSX:CAO) ("Cara") is pleased to announce that on August 31, 2015 it entered into a purchase agreement to acquire a 100% interest in New York Fries from 122164 Canada Ltd. The anticipated close date for the transaction is the fall of 2015.

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Bring Home the Bacon Double Cheese Poutine and a 24-Carat Gold Poutine Fork This Bacon Day

August 31, 2015

TORONTO, ON, August 31 – Does New York Fries new Bacon Double Cheese Poutine taste better when eaten with a 24-carat gold poutine fork? On Saturday, September 5, 108 lucky New York Fries fans will find out. But first they’ll need to brush up on their Pig Latin.

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Canadians’ True Colours Revealed When It Comes To Sharing French Fries

July 8, 2015

TORONTO, July 8, 2015 – When it comes to French fries, it seems Canadians are happy to share their French fries, but prefer to be “the moocher” rather than the buyer, a survey commissioned by New York Fries reveals.

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New York Fries Expands to Egypt

July 7, 2015

TORONTO, ON, July 7, 2015 – Canadian chain New York Fries is pleased to announce the opening of its first location in Egypt. Located in Cairo’s Festival City Mall, New York Fries Cairo opened on June 15, 2015.

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NEW YORK FRIES AND SOUTH ST. BURGER CO. NAMED ONE OF CANADA’S BEST MANAGED COMPANIES FOR FOURTH YEAR IN A ROW

March 10, 2015

TORONTO, ON, March 10, 2015 — New York Fries and South St. Burger Co. have once again been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. This consecutive, four year achievement has earned both brands Gold Standard status for outstanding excellence in business performance. The Best Managed award recognizes Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million for sustained growth, financial performance, management practices and the efforts of the entire organization.

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Interview: New York Fries founder Jay Gould on the new burger wars

February 19, 2015

Jay Gould has spent much of his career copying the successes of others. His first venture, Cultures, a healthy lunch spot, was inspired by a restaurant in Manhattan. Similarly, he and his brother transplanted New York Fries from the Big Apple to Canada in the early ’80s. But South Street Burger Co. is all Gould. He spent a year developing the concept before opening the first store in 2005...

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The #HOTPOTATO Selfie Hits Sydney

February 3, 2015

New York Fries, the privately owned Canadian fast food chain specializing in premium french fries, gourmet hot dogs and poutine, has arrived in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Located in the Mayflower Mall food court, the store is owned and operated by local franchisee Craig Boudreau.

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New York Fries launches mobile payment, loyalty program

December 2, 2014 from www.QSRweb.com

New York Fries, a 200-location QSR chain that specializes in French fries and poutine, recently launched a mobile loyalty, rewards, payment and gifting program called Fry Society. The program was created in partnership with Virtual Next.

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New York Fries Meets Customer Needs with New Mobile Loyalty Program

October 2, 2014

New York Fries, a 200-unit, Canadian-based QSR that specializes in french fries and poutine, partnered with Virtual Next, a digital payment and loyalty provider, to launch a mobile loyalty and payment program called “NYF Fry Society.”

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Toronto burger and fries chain rolls out food truck

August 24, 2014

If you hit the CNE's Food Truck Frenzy today, you'll be sure to see some new food trucks, some familiar faces, and one new food truck that's also a familiar face.

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Thirty years in the hot potato game

August 15, 2014

Few people know that New York Fries is a Canadian chain with locations around the world except in the U.S., says founder.

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