In support of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Buffalo Wild Wings is donating a total of $1.1 million raised during the month of October through the annual Team Up for Kids fundraiser. These funds will go to support Buffalo Wild Wings' national partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, focused on youth sports programs and select facility improvement projects at Boys & Girls Clubs across the country.
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 $24,543 through a Veterans Day fundraiser held November 1 through 13, which benefited the Folds of Honor Foundation.
Hurricane Matthew has taken a tragic toll in North Carolina, the state we call home, and as I write this column our friends at Chef and the Farmer are watching the Neuse River rise just blocks from the restaurant.
When Monetta White and her husband, Chef David Lawrence, opened their modern Southern restaurant 1300 on Fillmore in San Francisco in 2007, their initial plan quickly expanded to something greater. The couple embraced the idea of giving back to the youth of the community, an ethos that extends to their latest venture, Black Bark BBQ, a restaurant located a few doors down in the same Western Addition neighborhood.
In the spirit of sharing and giving this holiday season, on Thanksgiving Day more than 3,000 The Cheesecake Factory staff members will join together in 13 cities around the United States to prepare and serve sit-down meals at The Cheesecake Factory’s 15th annual Thanksgiving Day Feast.
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. announced the launch of Buy a Hero a Beer, a program for guests to honor the heroes among us, including first responders.“This new program is designed to engage the entire nation in recognizing the heroes in our country, in our communities, and in our personal lives,” says Greg Trojan, president and CEO of BJ's Restaurants, Inc.
This Veterans Day, Outback Steakhouse is recognizing military service members and saying thank you with its in-restaurant offerings. On November 11, all active and retired military members can receive a free Bloomin' Onion and beverage; and from November 12 through December 31, Military Mates, which includes military families, can receive 15 percent off their check.
The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) and Smucker Foodservice announced the recipients of IFEC’s inaugural Food For Good award. The recognition, sponsored by Smucker Foodservice, was designed to shine light on grass-root organizations, in the cities where IFEC’s annual conference is held, who are bringing good to local communities through innovative programs involving food.
On Veterans Day, the P.J.W. Restaurant Group will say thank you to active duty and retired military personnel with free signature wings and discounts for veterans.PJ Whelihan’s locations will give a free 10-piece order of their famous wings, while The Pour House, Treno, and The ChopHouse will offer a 20 percent discount to veterans.
This Veterans Day, military professionals around the country will find a welcoming audience in restaurants. Countless operators, from the most recognized chains to the smallest independents, will offer food and drink specials to show their appreciation for the men and women who have served our country.
O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar, the southern-inspired restaurant with locations across 20 states, will offer free meals to veterans and active duty service members all day long on Veterans Day (November 11).
Chef Steve McHugh assumed his trip from New Orleans to San Antonio was going to have a return flight. He was headed to the Alamo City to help legendary restaurateur John Besh spread his empire to the Southwest.
To thank the nation’s heroes for their courageous service and dedication, Denny’s is inviting active, inactive and retired military personnel to stop by for a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on Veterans Day (November 11), from 5 a.