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.
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar restaurants surpassed their $1 million goal and raised more than $1.3 million for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation during the chain's annual campaign, from June 26 to July 30.
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.
Kerbey Lane Cafe donated a total of 18,669 meals to Central Texans in need through its “Hot Cakes for Hunger” drive benefiting Central Texas Food Bank (CTFB), which took place at all seven of its locations July 16-29.
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.
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.
The Peli Peli Restaurant Group, which includes South African fine-dining concept Peli Peli and Peli Peli Kitchen, a fast-casual offshoot, has signed a lease for the Mary Barden Keegan Center located at 2445 North Freeway.
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.
Jennifer Shearer, co-owner of the PRESS Bistro in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, presented a $10,000 check to The Discover Downtown Johnstown Partnership today during a celebratory event to honor Shearer as the Grand Prize Winner in the 2017 Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest.
On June 28, Chuy’s restaurant representatives gathered at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee in support of a great cause. To recognize their 35th anniversary, Chuy’s an Austin original Tex-Mex restaurant, presented St.
Beginning June 26, more than 1,000 Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar restaurants nationwide will team up with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to take a stand against childhood cancers in a month-long fundraising campaign.
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced that the Coca-Cola Company has committed $1.5 million to support the Foundation’s efforts to attract, empower and advance today’s and tomorrow’s restaurant and foodservice industry workforce.
In an effort to support the spouses and children of U.S. fallen and disabled military members, popular create-your-own stir-fry restaurant bd’s Mongolian Grill raised $25,761.93 through a Memorial Day fundraiser, which benefited the Folds of Honor Foundation.
Communities across the country are invited to help raise funds to combat childhood cancer this month by stopping by Firebirds Wood Fired Grill for a glass of its refreshing, hand-squeezed lemonade. Firebirds will sell the lemonade Friday, June 9 to Saturday, June 10, 11:30 a.
After 14 years, more than $7 million raised and more than 900 wishes granted, Maggiano's Little Italy once again kicking off its annual campaign benefiting Make-A-Wish, a nonprofit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.