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Restaurant Leaders to Host 'One Night, One Meal, One Nation' to Support Hurricane Relief Fund

On October 2, hospitality industry leaders and diners alike will come together for “One Night, One Meal, One Nation” to support the Hurricanes Harvey & Irma Hospitality Employee Relief Fund. In gratitude to Alex Brennan-Martin and the Houston community for their support in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, co-proprietors Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan of Commander's Palace, the Greater New Orleans Foundation, and Louisiana Restaurant Association invite patrons across the country to dine out for a cause.

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Donates Over 800K to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Texas-based Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc. donated $805,000 to the Houston Food Bank to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. From August 31 through September 4, 20 percent of sales at all 53 Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Del Frisco’s Grille and Sullivan’s Steakhouse restaurants nationwide was collected and donated in support of the Houston community.

Bar-S Helps No Kid Hungry Provide a Million Meals

Bar-S, the brand behind America’s No.1 selling franks for 12 years in a row, today announced an annual partnership with No Kid Hungry in honor of Hunger Awareness Month this September. Bar-S will help provide 1 million meals to children in need.

What Restaurants are Doing for Hurricane Harvey, and How You Can Help

Restaurants have taken a leading role in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. From a local pizza chain giving away thousands of free pies to a national company donating millions, foodservice brands are stepping forward as Texas continues to recover from historic flooding and damage.

US Foods Launches New Scholarship Program with C-CAP

US Foods announced the creation of US Foods Scholars, a program that awards financial support and professional development opportunities to students who plan to pursue an education in the culinary arts and enter the restaurant industry.

Two BWW Operators Give Wing to Disadvantaged Youths

At a cursory glance, Karim Webb and Edward Barnett’s approach to employee retention is straightforward and not unlike other restaurant owners: Invest in your people, and your people will invest in your business.

Shoney’s Feeds the Hungry with Meal Pack-a-Thon

During Nashville-based Shoney’s 70th Anniversary convention, the entire franchise and corporate system gathered in Nashville for a meal pack-a-thon to benefit three local organizations that share missions to feed the hungry and help those in need.

Yuengling Presents $100,000 Donation to VFW

D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. recognized the sacrifices that America’s veterans have made at the 118th Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) National Convention in New Orleans.Jennifer Yuengling presented a donation to the VFW for $100,000.