Get Your Cowboy up! Petro Iron Skillet Restaurants Celebrate Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day with $5.99 Chicken Fried Steak Meals

  Get Your Cowboy up! Petro Iron Skillet Restaurants Celebrate Texas Chicken
  Fried Steak Day with $5.99 Chicken Fried Steak Meals Nationwide

                   Petro Honors Its Heritage on October 26

Business Wire

WESTLAKE, Ohio -- October 15, 2013

TravelCenters of America LLC, (TravelCenters), operator of Petro Stopping
Centers® branded travel centers, has announced it will offer its famous
chicken fried steak in its Petro Iron Skillet® Restaurants across the country
for just $5.99 on October 26 in honor of Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day. The
day was proclaimed by the Texas legislature in 2011 in honor of “that
exceptional dish that elevates the hearty flavor of beef to new heights by
coating it in batter and breading and frying it until the ingredients are
melded in a blissful union.”

“In 1975, Petro and the Iron Skillet Restaurants were founded in El Paso,
Texas,” said John Ponczoch, Senior Vice President of Restaurant Operations at
TravelCenters. “We want to celebrate our Texas heritage by serving the very
best hand-cut, hand-breaded chicken fried steak in our restaurants nationwide,
so that folks across America have the opportunity to taste this Texas

From 6 a.m. through 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2013, participating Petro
Iron Skillet Restaurants will offer dine-in guests their choice of a chicken
fried steak breakfast or dinner for just $5.99. The breakfast chicken fried
steak meal will be served with two fresh eggs cooked any style, toast or
biscuits and the choice of home fries, hash browns or grits. The dinner option
will come with the Iron Skillet’s famous homemade mashed potatoes and gravy.

About TravelCenters of America LLC

TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio,
is a leading travel center business in 42 states and Canada operating under
the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® brands. With 247 convenient full-service
locations off interstate highway exits, TA and Petro Stopping Centers offer
customers diesel and gasoline fueling services, more than 500 full- and
quick-service restaurants, 24-hour convenience stores, heavy truck maintenance
services, RoadSquad Connect™ (24/7/365 emergency roadside service),
Reserve-It™ (truck parking reservations), and many other services – all within
large, high traffic facilities. For more information on TravelCenters and TA,
please visit For more information on Petro Stopping
Centers, please visit


TravelCenters of America
Tom Liutkus, 440-808-7364
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