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.


Chef and the Farmer Remains Connected to its Community

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

bd’s Mongolian Grill Raises More Than $24,000 for Folds of Honor

In an effort to support the spouses and children of U.S.

Maybe It Takes a Restaurant, Not a Village

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 Cheesecake Factory Ready for Annual Thanksgiving Day Feast

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

BJ's Restaurants Allowing Guests to Buy a Hero a Beer

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.

Outback Offering Free Bloomin' Onions on Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, Outback Steakhouse is recognizing military service members and saying thank you with its in-restaurant offerings.

IFEC, Smucker Foodservice Announce Food For Good Award

The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) and Smucker Foodservice announced the recipients of IFEC’s inaugural Food For Good award.

P.J.W. Restaurant Group Thanking Veterans with Free Wings

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.

Buffalo Wild Wings Bringing Back 'Wings for Heroes' on Veterans Day

Buffalo Wild Wings announced it is bringing back its special Veterans Day promotion, “Wings for Heroes,” with a new twist.

Military Veterans Command Respect in Restaurants

Statistics from the National Restaurant Association show that 19 percent of veterans in the industry have management positions, compared with just 10 percent of nonveterans.