Five nonprofit organizations were selected by Bahama Breeze to each receive a $10,000 grant from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of the restaurant’s parent company, Darden Restaurants.For seven weeks, all 36 Bahama Breeze restaurants across the country competed in a sales competition for the chance to name the benefiting nonprofit of their choice.
Now more than ever, restaurants need technology to compete in today’s highly competitive market. Friday, Toast Restaurant Operating System will offer a free tool to help: The Toast Food Cost Calculator.
For Earth Day 2017, Feeding America is announcing the launch of MealConnect, an innovative technology platform that makes food donation as simple as a click. The new and free platform was developed to help reduce food waste, benefit the environment and put more food on the tables of families and individuals facing hunger in America.
At 7 feet tall and 240 pounds, Cody Zeller has an appetite. Not just for good food—but for helping the community he calls home. So, he jumped (pardon the pun) at the chance to create a burger that would help children and their families who receive care at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital.
As part of a company commitment to fight hunger in our communities, Perdue Farms and the Delmarva Shorebirds announce the launch of the annual season-long “2017 Perdue Strike Out Hunger Challenge on Delmarva” in partnership with the region’s three food banks.
In support of its Vision “To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World,” The Kraft Heinz Company announced a new program inviting shoppers to join the fight to end global hunger by supporting their favorite brands.
Smithfield Foodservice announced its participation in the Chefs Cycle bike ride as a part of the No Kid Hungry campaign. Three Smithfield sales team members will participate in the event, a 300-mile fundraising bike ride through Santa Rosa, California, on May 16—18.
On April 4, Woodford Reserve presented a check for $5,000 to The Trotter Project to conclude the March fundraising program, “Meaningful Manhattan” at GT Fish & Oyster, one of the participating accounts.
Women of the Vine & Spirits, the world’s leading organization dedicating to the support and advancement of women in the alcohol beverage industry, officially launched the Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation and is now accepting scholarship applications to be awarded this summer.
On April 4, the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association honored the Rose Group as one of four Pennsylvania state winners of the 2017 Restaurant Neighbor Award during the UnitedHealthcare Awards Gala.
The board of directors of EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute has hired seasoned business and non-profit executive, Tom Nobbe, as interim CEO for EDWINS. Nobbe will serve in the position formerly held by EDWINS founder, Brandon Chrostowski, since 2013.
Family-owned, award-winning barbeque destination Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que is teaming up with Autism Speaks to help increase understanding and acceptance of autism. The April campaign marks World Autism Month.
Tyson Foods, Inc. donated 31,000 pounds of protein to Three Square Food Bank in Las Vegas today to help eliminate hunger in southern Nevada.Three Square, a member of the Feeding America network which serves Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln and Nye counties, will distribute the donated food through its service network of agency partners including nonprofit and faith-based organizations providing daily meals and food pantry services to food insecure Nevadans.
P.J.W. Restaurant Group presented a check Tuesday for $111,575.30 during the 14-hour live “Change the Luck of a Child” telethon benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of the Philadelphia Region, Inc.
The Kraft Heinz Company announced its expanded commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) through sustainability targets that protect the planet and benefit people and society at large.The new CSR goals support the Company’s vision “To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World” and initially focus on three areas in which Kraft Heinz believes it can make the greatest impact: global hunger and malnutrition, supply chain sustainability and the environment.