Yum! Brands' World Hunger Relief joined by Christina Aguilera

Multi-Grammy Award winner Christina Aguilera is giving hunger a powerful voice by filming a new PSA for Yum! Brands' World Hunger Relief effort that benefits the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and other relief agencies. Aguilera will appear in...

Is 'slaughter-free' the industry’s next buzz word?

Siblings have opened what they believe is the first carry-out pizzeria in the United Kingdom to use 'slaughter-free' cheese. An artisanal cheese maker in Somerset, England, produces the mozzarella used at the Karma Free Pizza Company, using milk from an...

Zpizza joins NRA's healthy menu mission

Zpizza is the first pizza chain to sign up for the National Restaurant Association initiative encouraging restaurants to offer healthier menu options for kids. Zpizza's healthier choices include: California Pizza on wheat crust; Berkeley Pizza; Curry Rustica; Mixed Greens with...

Trading slices for cell phones

Toronto-based Pizza Pizza franchises across Canada traded pizza for cell phones, collecting 544 previously used cell phones and handheld devices for the chain's annual Cells for Slices program. Each customer who dropped of an old phone received a free piece...

Boston Pizza Foundation funds CPR training

Boston Pizza Foundation has donated $363,555 to help establish CPR and AED training throughout 70 high schools in Quebec. The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, the group that oversees the training, said the donation gives students and teachers access to...

Troops to celebrate Independence Day with pizza party

DHL Express, the world's leading cross-border express services provider, is joining forces with Pizzas 4 Patriots, a non-profit organization, and UNO Chicago Grill to deliver 6,000 pizzas to thousands of U.S. and Canadian soldiers in time for U.S.

CiCi’s Pizza raises money for Joplin relief

CiCi's Pizza raised more than $5,000 at a June fundraiser to help aid residents of Joplin, Miss., with tornado relief efforts.

Pizza Pizza raises $100K for Children’s Miracle Network

Toronto-based Pizza Pizza's Slices for Smiles fundraiser, introduced in April, raised $100,000 for the Children's Miracle Network and is the company's most successful fundraiser to date. The fifth bi-annual campaign marked the introduction of a 10-inch half pizza that featured...

NRA Educational Foundation names executive director

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has named Lynette McKee as executive director, effective July 5. In this role, McKee will lead the foundation in enhancing the restaurant industry's service to the public through education, community engagement and the promotion...

NRA Show exhibitors donate 37K meals to Chicago’s hungry

The National Restaurant Association announced today that exhibiting companies at the 2011 NRA Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show – held May 21-24 at Chicago's McCormick Place – donated more than 37,000 meals to the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD). "Being in the...

NRA survey finds more restaurants recycling

Roughly two-thirds of the nation’s restaurateurs have recycling programs as part of their sustainability efforts, according to a new study conducted by the National Restaurant Association in partnership with Georgia-Pacific Professional. The research, a survey of 500 restaurant operators released...

Chuck E. Cheese gambling lawsuit dropped

The San Diego, Calif., mom who filed a lawsuit against Chuck E. Cheese's last week claiming the chain participates in illegal gambling activities has dropped the claim. According to ImperfectParent.com, Denise Keller, a mother of two, voluntarily dropped the suit Thursday against CEC Entertainment Inc., parent company of Chuck E.

Pizza Hut fundraiser raises $40K for tornado relief

Pizza Hut has raised $40,416 to help assist victims of the communities impacted by the April Alabama tornadoes.

California Pizza Kitchen raises $50K-plus for tornado assistance

California Pizza Kitchen Inc. raised $52,993.28 from a recent two-day fundraiser to help support disaster relief efforts for those who have been affected by the April Alabama tornadoes. Funds were raised at two participating Birmingham-area CPK restaurants, with 100 percent...

Pizza Hut joins tornado relief efforts

To help support tornado relief efforts in Alabama, Pizza Hut restaurants throughout the state will host a fundraising event May 12, from open to close. For all dine-in, carryout and delivery orders on this day, 15 percent of every sale will go toward the United Way to assist victims of the impacted communities.

Naked Pizza picks Phoenix for training facility

New Orleans-based Naked Pizza has chosen Phoenix as the site for its new corporate development hub. The company will use this location to build on its expansion plans, which include developing and operating at least 12 corporate-owned store locations, with...

California Pizza Kitchen joins tornado assistance efforts

California Pizza Kitchen Inc. will donate 100 percent of all dine-in sales from both of its Birmingham, Ala.-area locations on May 9 and 10 to the Mid Alabama American Red Cross in support of those affected by the recent tornadoes....

Webinar to address benefits of cause marketing

Cause marketing is a trend taking over the restaurant industry as chains and independent operators alike are focusing more on their local communities. Restaurants will learn how to run a cause marketing program that increases sales while raising significant charitable...

Pizza Pizza launches smile-shaped pizzas

Toronto-based Pizza Pizza has launched a smile-shaped pizza to raise funds in support of its Slices for Smiles program and children's hospitals throughout Canada. The 10-inch half pizzas, composed of eight slices of pepperoni, will be available at Pizza Pizza...

NRA honors four with Diversity Awards

The National Restaurant Association honored restaurant entrepreneurs and a culinary college with its 2011 Faces of Diversity. Among the honorees were Richard Castro, a McDonald's franchisee in El Paso, Texas, and Amporn Vasquez, executive chef of Pizza by Elizabeths in...

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