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CAA and East Side Mario’s form a partnership to provide Canadians with delicious savings

Young driver with parent in backseat
February 28, 2012

OTTAWA – The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA), Canada’s largest membership based organization, and East Side Mario’s, one of Canada’s largest networks of casual dining restaurants, have joined forces to offer families new opportunities to save at over 90 dining locations across Canada.

Starting today, CAA Members will receive exclusive benefit savings of 10% off their meals at all participating East Side Mario’s locations.

“Quality food, great value and a fun, family-friendly atmosphere have enabled East Side Mario’s to be one of Canada’s leading casual dining chains for over 25 years, “ said John Verdon, Vice President of Marketing. “East Side Mario’s has a long, successful record of being a destination that satisfies all members of the family, young and old, and we are delighted and proud to be a part of the CAA family.”

“CAA is excited to partner with this family-focused network of restaurants,” said Jeff Walker, Chief Strategy Officer at CAA. “From the music, to the greeting, to the celebrations, to the service – East Side Mario’s consistently provides guests with a fun, positive, affordable, and memorable experience.”

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About East Side Mario’s:
The first East Side Mario’s opened its doors in 1987 with the idea of creating an Italian restaurant that would become recognized as the place to relax and enjoy good times and great food with friends and family. Their philosophy of constantly focusing on their guests to ensure their satisfaction has not changed, and has been one of the key ingredients to their success over the past twenty five years. East Side Mario’s stands out with a menu that highlights value and their all-you-can-eat promise while consistently delivering high quality Italian dishes and local favourites.

About the Canadian Automobile Association:
CAA is a federation of nine clubs providing more than 5.6 million Members with exceptional emergency roadside service, complete automotive and travel services, member savings and comprehensive insurance services. CAA also advocates on issues of concern to its members, including road safety, the environment, mobility, infrastructure and consumer protection.

For further information, please contact:

For CAA: For East Side Mario’s:
Alayne Crawford
Manager of Public Affairs
613-247-0117 ext 2006
[email protected]
Marilyn Lanzillotta
East Side Mario’s – Marketing Manager
905-568-0000 ext. 209
[email protected]