Side view of an A&W Restaurant

1/23/19 - A&W Restaurants Lowers Franchise Royalties for New Operators

A&W, America’s first restaurant chain, is launching a new franchise growth program with reduced royalties as its centennial approaches. The Second Century Growth Initiative reduces royalties for new U.S. franchise partners. An incentive program for...

January 23, 2019 Read More
Rooty the Great Root Bear in a tuxedo holding a golden mug

2/27/18- A&W Restaurants Releases Sequel to #AWcademyAwards Sweepstakes

The long-awaited sequel is finally here! A&W Restaurants has released the follow-up to last year’s popular #AWcademyAwards Sweepstakes, a chance for film lovers to share A&W spoof movie posters, vote on nominees like Best Supporting Side and provide...

February 27, 2018 Read More

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8/18/17- A&W Restaurants Returns to Freshly Made Root Beer

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7/6/17- A&W® Restaurants, DAV® Join Forces to Give Away Free Floats, Raise Money on National Root Beer Float Day August 6

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5/15/17- A&W Heads into Summer with 7 New Restaurants

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