MOD Pizza plans local charity fundraising drive

For the second year in a row, all MOD Pizza stores will donate $1 from every pizza sold during the week of Nov. 25-30 to local charities.

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Panera, Chipotle set sustainability standards by starting small, thinking big

The biggest opportunities to save come with packaging and waste initiatives.

Reducing food waste can improve the bottom line and the environment

A study commissioned by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance found that approximately 80 billion pounds of food are discarded into US landfills every year, with restaurants accounting for 37 percent of that waste.

MasterCard drives dining with a purpose

Restaurants provided opportunity to join MasterCard and Stand Up to Cancer

Restaurant brands pitch in for Oklahoma tornado relief

Chains have been handing out food to victims and first responders, as well as directing their social fan base to relief organizations.

Count the restaurant industry among 'the helpers'

As Boston and Texas taught us this week, when the dust of a tragedy clears, restaurants always find a way to pitch in.

Yum! Brands social responsibility report focuses on nutrition, sustainability

The company is currently working to synchronize its animal welfare program and policies throughout all of its global markets.

Executing a charitable program at your restaurant doesn’t have to be hard

Philanthropy takes time and patience, but the benefits are tangible for a brand.

Culture trumps strategy: What I learned from Ben & Jerry's

The company's employees connect emotionally in their communities and their group understands that waking up in the morning to do important work is not just about money.

Restaurant industry steps up franchising incentives for military veterans

Chains are actively recruiting veterans with startup discounts to reintegrate them into the workforce.

Restaurants take the lead in hunger crisis aid

A new report shows that one in five Americans don't know how they'll afford their next meal.

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Figaro's, Pizza Schmizza offering free pizza to veterans

Figaro's Italian Pizza is offering any current or former member of the US armed forces a complimentary medium 1-topping pizza upon request throughout today, in honor of Veterans Day. Also, participating Pizza Schmizza and Schmizza Pub & Grub restaurants are...

Connie's Pizza feeding homeless veterans in Chicago

Connie's Pizza is teaming up with The Jesse Brown VA Medical Center to deliver food to more than 200 homeless veterans at the center in Chicago today for Veterans Day. "Our support of the work of The Jesse Brown VA...

Wendy's, Domino's top list of adoption-friendly workplaces

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption announced its eighth annual list of the Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in the food, beverage and restaurant industry. Included on the list this year were The Wendy's Company, No. 1, followed by Brinker International, First...

Pie Five marks its debut in Missouri

Pie Five Pizza will open its first location in Missouri on Friday, at 534 Westport Rd., one mile east of the Kansas-Missouri line in the Westport Landing Shopping Center. A grand opening celebration will begin at 10 a.m. that day...

Little Caesars adding new Love Kitchen to fleet

Little Caesars Pizza will roll out a new Love Kitchen at 11 a.m. on Nov.

NRA foundation announces partnership between Prostart, No Kid Hungry

Through the partnership, ProStart students will be able to earn hours toward their industry-recognized ProStart National Certificate of Achievement through volunteer service with No Kid Hungry.

Domino's kicks off annual fundraiser with St. Jude Meal Deal

This week, Domino's Pizza kicked off its 11th annual Thanks and Giving Campaign to raise money for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Pizza 4 Patriots hosting nationwide parties for Veterans Day

In celebration of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Pizzas 4 Patriots is planning to host pizza parties at least one VA in each of the 50 states through its Adopt A VA program. Pizza Parties are coordinated through the efforts of Mark Evans, president of Pizzas 4 Patriots, Frances Lehning, program coordinator and Gail Evans, Pizzas 4 Patriots co-founder.

Pizza Factory offering a free lunch for military veterans

In celebration of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Pizza Factory will offer military veterans a free lunch. "We appreciate everything our veterans have done for our country and want to honor their service," CEO Mary Jane Riva said in a news release.

California Pizza Kitchen salutes veterans with free entree

California Pizza Kitchen is offering a free entrée for all veterans and active military members on Nov. 11, Veterans Day.

Mellow Mushroom plans Movember fundraisers for men's health issues

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers is planning a series of events to raise funds and awareness for the Movember Foundation, an organization devoted to men's health issues. To kick off the month, the chain invites fans to Instagram their mustaches. For...

Pizza Inn incentivizes military care package donations

Pizza Inn is adding "a Twist" to its Treats for Troops project this year. Participating restaurants are now urging guests to drop off a bag of unwrapped, individuals-sized candy to be included in care packages addressed to military personnel stationed around the world. The bags are being accepted through Nov.

Uncle Maddio's raises funds for breast cancer programs

In celebration of the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, Uncle Maddio's Atlanta-area restaurants donated 15 percent of sales from Sept. 7 and $1 from each pink wristband sold to local breast cancer programs in Georgia. The total amount of...

Connie's Pizza teams up with cancer foundation for disruptive awareness campaign

Connie's Pizza has teamed up with the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation and Northwestern Memorial Hospital to launch a disruptive awareness campaign for breast cancer. As part of the campaign, Connie's aims to provide the 40,000 Chicagoland households in its...

Round Table Pizza launches its largest-ever one-day charity event

Throughout this month, Round Table Pizza’s Family Charities arm is partnering with Make-A-Wish to raise funds for children battling life-threatening illnesses. Customers who make a donation will be invited to write their name on a paper star, which will be...

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