Destiny Lands Bennigan’s Lead Role in New ‘About Fate’ Movie


The iconic restaurant brand and its signature dishes play a key role in the Hollywood film, which opens September 9

Destiny lands the lead role of Bennigan in the new film Dallas, Texas ( For many of his enthusiastic fans, by Bennigan is the perfect place to relax with a good friend or even relive evenings spent with your partner. The new film ‘About Fate’ proves that the iconic restaurant brand is still the place to have fun and, maybe, find your true love.

Starring Emma Roberts, Lewis Tan, Madelaine Petsch and Thomas Mann, the romantic comedy revolves around an unlikely romance that begins at – you guessed it – Bennigan’s! The American legend takes on his big-screen co-starring role throughout the film, with several key scenes and character moments taking place inside the restaurant.

Signature Bennigan favorites like the Turkey ‘O Toole™ sandwiches, Chocolate Death™ dessert and Fishing on the beach drinks are also in the spotlight, with lots of humour. After all, if you’re going to get a drink thrown in your face, you might as well be one as delicious as a peach on the beach!

“At Bennigan’s, we’re all about what I call the ‘new stalgia’ – which is a blend of fond memories, shared experiences and legendary dishes delivered with a friendly smile and warm hospitality, just like before,” said said the president and Paul Mangiamele, CEO of Legendary Restaurant Brands. “Bennigan’s is in an exciting time of regeneration, and we’re thrilled to be featured in such a fun and heartwarming film as ‘About Fate,’ which delivers those same memorable experiences that have always defined our brand. It’s rare that you can play a big role in a movie not to mention, but again we think our food, drinks and service have always spoken for themselves!

Bennigan’s invites everyone to see “About Fate” when it premieres in theaters on September 9, then come back to the restaurant to find your true love, even if it turns out to be a world-famous Monte Cristo!

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You’re with friends at Bennigan’s. The American legend!

About Legendary Restaurant Brands

Legendary Restaurant Brands owns the iconic brands Bennigan’s and Steak and Ale – the pioneers of casual dining. Bennigan’s is an energetic neighborhood full-service restaurant redefining and re-leading casual dining. With chef-prepared cuisine, innovative beverages and warm, friendly Irish hospitality, this legendary brand delivers memorable dining experiences for every customer and offers a franchise model capable of generating compelling returns on investment. The refined and casual Bennigan’s On The Fly brand was designed for non-traditional venues, including hotels, or as a virtual delivery-only model that can be operated from an existing commercial kitchen. Bennigan’s On The Fly Food Court is now available. The American Original, Steak and Ale is now ready for its triumphant return. Redefined as a 21st A sleek, casual concept from the last century, the new Steak and Ale will once again set the standard for affordable, family-friendly steakhouses.

To join Bennigan’s family of legendary franchises, visit or call 800.804.5049.

Mario Zavala


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