Community Engagement for Restaurants

Restaurants share their involvement with fundraising events for local and national causes, aid for the needy, responses to crisis events, and bringing communities together for the greater good.

 

Educated Urbanites: The New Foodies

An expanding and tasteful demographic is garnering attention from full-service restaurants. Should you target them, too?

WFF Leadership Conference Speakers Announced

The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) announced that Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Sally Smith, Coca-Cola chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent, and McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson will keynote the 2015 WFF Annual Leadership Development Conference.

Women's Foodservice Forum Announces Top Awards

The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF), a leadership development organization for women in the foodservice sector, announced the recipients of its top awards for 2015.

Bartenders Asked to Donate Just One Shift for Clean Water Bartenders Asked to Donate Just One Shift for Clean Water

Gaz Regan, the bartender previously known as Gary Regan, announces the third annual Just One Shift which raises funds to fight the water crisis via Wine to Water, a non-profit organization founded by Doc Hendley, an ex-bartender and CNN Hero.

NRAEF Announces Neighbor, Diversity Award Winners NRAEF Announces Neighbor, Diversity Award Winners

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced its 2015 Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity American Dream award winners.

Chef Daniel Patterson Honored for Work With Homeless Youth Chef Daniel Patterson Honored for Work With Homeless Youth

Larkin Street Youth Services will honor Chef Daniel Patterson for his commitment to Larkin Street and homeless youth during Larkin Street's Paving the Way gala March 4.

Industry Leaders Visit Penn State Students

The Penn State School of Hospitality Management welcomed two national leaders in the hospitality industry as spring 2015 Walter J. Conti visiting professors.

Summer Fancy Food Show Named Top New York Event Summer Fancy Food Show Named Top New York Event

The Summer Fancy Food Show has been named one of New York's top 100 most powerful events by BizBash, a trade media for event professionals. 

Georgia Grown Executive Chefs Announced

Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black and Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA) Executive Director Karen Bremer announced the 2015 Georgia Grown Executive Chefs Feb. 18 at the GRA’s Taste of Georgia Legislative Reception, held at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot.

Eschelon Experiences Celebrates Month of Giving Campaign Eschelon Experiences Celebrates Month of Giving Campaign

Throughout the month of January, Eschelon Experiences restaurants partnered with Hope for Haiti Foundation during the company’s first Month of Giving campaign of the year.

Kendall College President Elected to NRAEF

Emily Williams Knight, president of Kendall College, was elected to the Board of Trustees of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association (NRA).

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