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?

Red Robin Fundraises for Alex's Lemonade Stand Red Robin Fundraises for Alex's Lemonade Stand

What's better than an ice cold glass of lemonade on a hot summer day? A refreshing glass of Freckled Lemonade from Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. that helps support the fight against childhood cancer! 

The Egg & I Restaurants Mourns Passing of CEO The Egg & I Restaurants Mourns Passing of CEO

Centennial, Colorado-based The Egg & I Restaurants announced that Bill Baumhauer, the company’s chief executive officer and chairman of the board, died last week at his home in Knoxville, Tennessee. Baumhauer was 66 years old.

Darden Donates $50,000 to NRAEF's Summer Institute

While school was out this summer, ProStart educators honed their culinary skills at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation's (NRAEF) 2014 Summer Institutes, a series of weeklong professional development workshops held at the country's leading culinary school

Denny's Details No Kid Hungry Campaign Efforts Denny's Details No Kid Hungry Campaign Efforts

A wholesome breakfast can jumpstart any day, as studies have shown that kids who eat school breakfast are more apt to attend class, perform better on standardized tests, and, as a result, are 20 percent more likely to graduate high school. 

Independents Cheer Dine Out For No Kid Hungry Independents Cheer Dine Out For No Kid Hungry

More than 17 million families face hunger in the U.S., meaning there are millions of children who don't have access to meals or proper nutrition. Seeking to combat childhood hunger is Share Our Strength, a charity launched in 1984.

CIA Student Benefit Dinners Fundraise for Charities

As part of The Culinary Institute of America’s bachelor’s degrees in management, seniors in the Foodservice Management course develop and execute a special event as a final project before graduation.

Tyson Marks 10 Years of Measuring Sustainability Progress

Tyson Foods, Inc. is marking a decade of sustainability progress. The company, which has been measuring its corporate responsibility efforts since 2004, has released its latest sustainability report.

WFF Launches 100K Strong Commitment Campaign

WFF, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization focused on advancing women leaders and gender parity on executive teams , launched the WFF 100K Strong Commitment Campaign, an industry-wide call to action to support the advancement of women leaders, at its annual Executive Summit

FoodPro Restaurant Consulting Receives 2014 Austin Award

FoodPro Restaurant Consulting has been selected for the 2014 Austin Award in the Restaurant Management & Consulting category by the Austin Award Program.

The Egg & I Plans Opening in Birmingham August 4

Centennial, Colorado-based The Egg & I Restaurants announces the opening of its 104th restaurant on Monday, Aug. 4. The restaurant in Birmingham, Alabama, opens at 6 a.m., and is located at 5479 Hwy. 280, across 280 from Lee Branch.


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