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Steakhouse to offer national grilling advice hotline this holiday weekend

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ORLANDO, Fla. — With the biggest grilling holiday of the year coming up a popular restaurant chain is offering a special resource for anyone’s grilling needs.

LongHorn Steakhouse announced on Tuesday that they will have more than 70 of the restaurant’s Certified Grill Masters available via the LongHorn Grill Us Hotline, which will be available each day from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Central Daylight Time starting Thursday, July 3, through Sunday, July 6.

The grill masters will be on hand to answer any grilling related questions to help take the heat off cookout preparation this holiday weekend.  They will be offering grilling tips and guidance via phone, text message, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on anything from choosing the best cut of steak to achieving the correct grill temperature, as well as using proper handling and seasoning techniques.

“Many of our guests tell us that grilling steak can be daunting,” said Valerie Insignares, president of LongHorn Steakhouse. “The Grill Us Hotline allows members of the LongHorn Steakhouse team to connect directly with our guests to share their grilling expertise to ensure everyone has a successful holiday cookout.”

According to the chain, 62 percent of Americans surveyed say they grill the most on the Fourth of July holiday. The restaurant also said that in addition to that statistic 64 percent of those surveyed have burned their meal on the grill. LongHorn’s Grill Us Hotline hopes to help mitigate some of those mishaps this weekend.

The Hotline is accessible through the following channels:

  • Phone: Dial 1-855-LH-GRILL (1-855-544-7455) to be connected to a Grill Master
  • Text: Text LHGRILL to 40679 for directions on where to find tips and recipes or to be connected with a Grill Master over the phone (standard texting rates apply)
  • Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: Pose a question to LongHorn at http://www.Facebook.com/LongHornSteakhouse or on Twitter and Instagram using @LongHornSteaks, and LongHorn experts will answer it in real time. Add the hashtag #GetGrilling to follow the conversation and view others’ questions.

In honor of National Grill Month, LongHorn Steakhouse said they will provide grilling tips, recipes and inspiration throughout July on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and ExpertGriller.com.  The hotline will also be open every Saturday in July (July 12, 19 and 26) from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. CDT on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Guests will be able to post and tweet their questions, and LongHorn experts will answer them in real time.

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