Pie Five marks second DC area location

Pie Five Pizza will open its newest restaurant in Sterling, Virginia, on Friday. This will be the brand's second location in the Virginia/Washington, DC, market. Its first opened in Richmond, Virginia, in May. The Sterling restaurant is located in the Sugarland Plaza Shopping Center.

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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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Pie Five continues food pantry campaign for newest Wichita opening

Pie Five Pizza Co. has opened its newest Wichita, Kansas, restaurant on Rock Road, across from Bradley Fair.

Old Chicago opens two new locations

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom has announced the opening of two new restaurants this week, one in Hixson, Tennessee, and the other in Jacksonville, North Carolina.  The Hixson location is the company's first in the Chattanooga market. To celebrate the opening, $1 from every Chicago 7 and Meat Me sale after 3 p.m.

Old Chicago Pizza debuts in Dallas

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom has opened its first location in Dallas at 5319 Mockingbird Station, Suite 100. To celebrate, the location has partnered with local charity, CitySquare, and will donate $1 from every Chicago 7 and Meat Me specialty pizza order after 3 p.m.

Connie's Pizza offering free delivery in exchange for toy donation

Connie's Pizza has partnered with Toys For Tots and will offer free delivery to customers who donate to the organization through Dec. 24. "Most places put a big box by their entrance and hope people come in with toys to donate.

Villa Enterprises raises $68K for local charities

Villa Enterprises Management announced it raised $68,358 during its 13th annual golf outing and dinner held recently in Scotch Plains, New Jersey.

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.

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.

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