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.


NC Farmers Can Register as USDA SNAP Merchants

USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service will join North Carolina State Agencies for Agriculture and MarketLink to host a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Merchant Sig

James Beard Awards Ceremony Will Remain in Chicago for 2016 and 2017

The James Beard Foundation Awards Ceremony and Gala Reception will return to Chicago in 2016 and 2017.

Fish To Fork Culinary Weekend Benefits James Beard Foundation

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort announced the second annual Fish to Fork culinary weekend in collaboration with the James Beard Foundation from April 30 to May 3 benefitting the James Beard Fo

Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Conference Holds First International Chef Talk

Since 1993, the non-profit organization Women Chefs and Restaurateurs has worked to promote and enhance the education, advancement, and connection of women in hospitality worldwide throug

IHOP Raises Record Amount With Pancake Day Fundraiser

IHOP Restaurants raised more than $3.5 million with its annual National Pancake Day fundraiser in March.

Local Farms Shine at N.C. Beer Dinner

The applause rang out after each farm was announced.

NRA President Dawn Sweeney Elected Save the Children Trustee

Dawn Sweeney, president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association, was elected to Save the Children’s Board of Trustees.

An NC Craft Beer Pioneer Celebrates 20 Years

As the craft beer movement only continues to grow, breweries and restaurants are forging closer ties, emphasizing quality dining options and pairings.

Dine 4 Autism to Benefit N.C. Families on April 21

Dozens of restaurants throughout the Triangle will donate a portion of their sales on Tuesday, April 21, to benefit local individuals affected by autism and their families.

Diana Hovey To Direct Dine Out for No Kid Hungry

A powerful restaurant industry campaign to fight childhood hunger in the U.S.