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"I couldn¹t be more proud of our employees," President and CEO Stan Sheetz said in a press release. "Over the past week, we have received correspondence from Sheetz employees at all levels,...
Centerplate, which operates the concession business at FedExField, confirmed that the Phillips two booths broke stadium records for the most sales at a pre-season game on Friday, August 26, 2005...
Sysco, which has a major operation in flooded New Orleans, is offline, and chains dependent on it for operations will likely have to make other plans.

One of those chains, Krispy Krunchy...

The IHFA has pledged a minimum of $15,000 to the IHFA Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund, an amount which could increase depending on the participation and generosity of member franchisees, IHFA...
Marilyn Benson, senior vice president, partnership management, Diners Club International; Rob Gifford, executive director, Michigan Restaurant Association; Sandy Solmon, founder, president and...
This is being coordinated through four outreach programs: two restaurant fundraisers, associate contributions that will be matched by the company, and donations of meals to evacuees.

"The...

At the cafe, which will be housed in the new 21,500 square foot retail destination, guests from 3 to 103 will now see and "taste" the difference for lunch, dinner and birthday party celebrations...
All funds donated by the company, its employees and guests will go to the American Red Cross, according to a press release.

The companywide endeavor follows a locally-based effort begun last...

With a team of volunteers from its Houston market, Papa John's is putting its kitchens to work today to make 10,000 hot individual pizzas to feed the Katrina refugees their first day in Houston...
Tyson is providing truckloads of pre-cooked and shelf-stable meats and will match Team Member financial donations dollar for dollar.

The contributions will go to assist the relief efforts of...

On October 5, 2005, restaurants across the country will band together in a “Dine for America” day, a national fundraising effort to support the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund and help...
“Our hearts were broken by news of the disaster in the Gulf Coast region,” President Stanley Dunbar said in a press releas. “The prayers of all Moody Dunbar employees are with the families and...
As construction begins, this marks the company’s sixteenth location in six states.

On hand to assist with shoveling the first pile of dirt was S...

Grace Dobson was the unwavering force behind Whataburger and countless civic improvements in Corpus Christi. She is best known for her total dedication to her two families: the Dobson family...
Dillon, 44, is currently President of Quaker Foods, a Chicago-based division of PepsiCo Corporation.

She will assume her global responsibilities as McDonald’s marketing leader effective...

In his new position, Zimmerman will oversee the strategic and operational IT infrastructure of the company, including the integration of ARG systems following the recent acquisition of Arby’s®...