NORTH MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 12: Valentine's Day chocolate treats are displayed at the Le Chocolatier fine chocolate store as they prepare for a Valentine's day rush on February 12, 2014 in North Miami, Florida. Chocolate is one of the most popular gift giving traditions during Valentines Day. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Why not Take a Crack at it?

If someone plans to propose over dinner, they may make a reservation at the fanciest place in town.  Or, they may go to Cracker Barrel.  And now, there’s a good reason why.

Cracker Barrel has launched a contest, where if you propose at Cracker Barrel over Valentine’s Day . . . you have a chance to win FREE FOOD FOR A YEAR.

Here’s how it works:  You go to Cracker Barrel between this coming Friday and next Thursday, and propose.  Technically, you don’t have to eat there, but it would be a little weird to walk in and propose and then leave.

Make sure you record it!

You have to film the proposal . . . making sure that Cracker Barrel is featured . . . and then post it on Instagram with the hashtags:  #ISaidYesAtCrackerBarrel and #Contest.  You have to tag @CrackerBarrel to make sure they see it.

Why Cracker Barrel?

You also have to include a caption that explains WHY you decided to propose at Cracker Barrel.  (And the implication is that your partner DID say YES.)


They’ll select FIVE winning couples, and each will get a $2,000 gift card . . . enough for you and your fiancée to have ONE free meal at Cracker Barrel every week for a year.  They say the average price for two people is about $35.

Even if you’re not getting engaged

If you like Cracker Barrel . . . but you’re not ready to get married . or are already married . . there’s another deal:  They’re offering a FREE DESSERT if you purchase two entrees, starting Friday and running through Valentine’s Day.