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.

 

Award Recognizes Women Entrepreneurs in Foodservice

The National Honey Board and Women Chefs & Restaurateurs have collaborated to establish the Laurey Masterton Golden Amulet Award, recognizing women entrepreneurs in the foodservice industry.Launching...

Olive Garden Offers Special For Take Kids to Work Day Olive Garden Offers Special For Take Kids to Work Day

Olive Garden invites families to celebrate and enjoy a special meal together on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Thursday, April 24, and is offering one free children's menu item (for children...

East Coast Wings & Grill Plans Tennessee Growth East Coast Wings & Grill Plans Tennessee Growth

East Coast Wings & Grill, a North Carolina-based casual dining restaurant known for its 75 flavors of buffalo-style wings, announces the opening of the first Tennessee location on April 21, 2014,...

Chef Invites Culinary Peers to Prepare Dinners Chef Invites Culinary Peers to Prepare Dinners

Tucker Yoder is good at making friends.Last year, the executive chef at the Clifton Inn in Charlottesville, Virginia, hosted his first installment of Chefs in the Garden, a dinner series that features...

How OpenTable Lists Influence the Industry

The restaurant industry is a regular target of Top or Hot or Best lists, whether in print or on a blog. In the mix since 2011 is OpenTable’s yearly Top Hot Spots list, comprised of 100 restaurants...

Bob Evans Farms Supports Fight Against Type 1 Diabetes  Bob Evans Farms Supports Fight Against Type 1 Diabetes

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. announced that it, with the support of their guests, is contributing more than $100,000 to JDRF to help fund type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF is the leading funder of T1D research...

NRAEF Celebrates Charity and Hard Work

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today its 2014 Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity American Dream award winners, who will be recognized at a gala on...

WFF and Sysco Name 2014 Scholarship Recipient

Women’s Foodservice Forum and Sysco named Lisa Schairer, Aurora Health Care vice president of food and nutrition services and environmental services, this year's recipient of the Sewell Scholarship.Sponsored...

ACF Sustainable Event Hits the Lowcountry

The fourth of five American Culinary Federation (ACF) 2014 events, all tasked with promoting sustainable food practices, takes place in North Charleston, South Carolina, April 26-29.Hosted by the ACF...

Vintner Hall of Famer Offers Wine Studies Scholarship

Miljenko "Mike" Grgich, a 2008 inductee into the Vintners Hall of Fame, has established a scholarship to enable future generations to attend a professional wine studies program accredited by...
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