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MOD Pizza Woodhaven Hosts Month-Long Back-to-School Celebration

Posted on August 30th, 2018 by Amanda Braniecki in Community, Events
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and our Woodhaven MOD Pizza restaurant are hosting a month-long back-to-school celebration through the end of September, including a school supply drive, discounts for school staff members, and the chance for a local teacher to win a $250 MOD grant and pizza party for their classroom. Back to school season can be a busy time for families and teachers alike, and as MOD Pizza is committed to giving back to the community, we knew we wanted to find ways to…
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants to Open MOD Pizza Restaurant in Grand Rapids

Posted on August 27th, 2018 by Amanda Braniecki in Community, News
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) has signed the lease for its second MOD Pizza (MOD) restaurant in West Michigan. The newest 2,600-square-foot MOD will be located on the corner of Walker and Alpine at 3300 Alpine Drive NW in Grand Rapids and is expected to open in late 2018. Known for its individual, artisan-style pizzas and salads, and people-first culture, TSFR introduced the brand to Michigan in mid-2015 and committed to opening 25 locations after recognizing the potential of the fast-casual pizza industry. Since 2015,…
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OLGA’S KITCHEN EXPANDS WEST MICHIGAN PRESENCE WITH NEW RESTAURANT IN KALAMAZOO

Posted on August 10th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, News

Olga’s Kitchen, an iconic Michigan brand owned and operated by Livonia-based TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR), has signed the lease for a new location in Kalamazoo, further expanding its presence in West Michigan. Known for its secret recipe, grilled-to-order Olga bread, the new restaurant is part of TSFR’s strategic vision to revitalize the brand throughout the state. Located at the intersection of Corner and Drake roads, the new 3,400-square-foot Olga’s Kitchen will feature the brand’s new design layout that is reflective of the brand and…
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and its Applebee’s Launch 2nd Annual Hometown Hero Search

Posted on June 25th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and our 65 Applebee’s restaurants have launched a statewide campaign to recognize Michigan’s dedicated military members in honor of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. TSFR and our Applebee’s restaurants are seeking community nominations beginning today, June 25, through Wednesday, July 4 for hometown military heroes who have courageously served or are enlisted in military services. TSFR will select a group of semi-finalists heroes throughout the state. The public can then vote on the TSFR website for their favorite hometown hero from the semi-finalists…
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MOD Pizza Woodhaven Launches Search for MODern Day Heroes

Posted on May 31st, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
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MOD Pizza Woodhaven announced today that it is seeking nominations for its “MODern Day Hero” program, which will highlight those of all ages going above and beyond to leave a positive mark in the community. As part of its heroes program, MOD Pizza Woodhaven is asking parents, guardians, teachers, neighbors and organizations to nominate members of the Woodhaven, Brownstown and Trenton communities that have created a ripple effect for good through selfless acts both big and small. Each month, our MOD Squad will select a…
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MOD PIZZA SEEKS VOLUNTEERS TO ATTEMPT GUINESS WORLD RECORD FOR “MOST HUNGER RELIEF PACKAGES ASSEMBLED SIMULTANEOUSLY”

Posted on May 25th, 2018 by Amanda Braniecki in Community, Events

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and its 11 metro Detroit MOD Pizza restaurants, is seeking 150 volunteers for a meal packaging event in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most hunger relief packages assembled simultaneously on Saturday, June 9. The event will take place at 10 a.m. at McGregor Elementary, located at 1101 1st St. in Rochester. In partnership with Generosity Feeds, an organization working to feed hungry children in every county across America, TSFR and MOD Pizza will attempt to package 10,700 meals created by a…
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Del Taco Visits Fox 2 to Promote Del Taco Epic Burrito Challenge on May 5

Posted on May 2nd, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
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Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and to celebrate, Del Taco is bringing back its local fan favorite Epic Burrito Challenge for a fifth consecutive year on Saturday, May 5 at 11 a.m. at its Dearborn Heights restaurant in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Those interested in participating in the 2018 Epic Burrito Challenge can register at the Dearborn Heights Del Taco restaurant, located at 5644 Telegraph Road, from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. on May 5. The first 10 participants to register for the…
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TEAM SCHOSTAK FAMILY RESTAURANTS AND APPLEBEE’S LAUNCH SECOND ANNUAL SEARCH FOR MICHIGAN’S BEST TEACHERS IN HONOR OF TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

Posted on May 1st, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, News
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and its 64 Applebee’s restaurants have launched its second annual statewide search for Michigan’s best teachers in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, held this year from Monday, May 7 through Friday, May 11. Celebrated annually during the first full week of May, Teacher Appreciation Week recognizes the hard work and positive impact teachers have on local students, families and communities. TSFR and its Applebee’s restaurants are seeking community members to nominate local teachers who have continually served as great role models…
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Del Taco to Host 5th Annual Epic Burrito Challenge on Cinco de Mayo

Posted on April 19th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
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Del Taco will bring back its local fan favorite Epic Burrito Challenge for a fifth consecutive year on Saturday, May 5 at 11 a.m. at its Dearborn Heights restaurant in honor of Cinco de Mayo. We are thrilled to continue our signature Epic Burrito Challenge, offering our guests a unique and interactive way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with authentic, fresh Mexican cuisine. This has become a highly-anticipated event among the community and our team members. Each year is always better than the last, and…
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MOD Pizza Hosts Second Annual Incredible Kid Day Contest

Posted on February 22nd, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
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In honor of Incredible Kid Day on March 15, TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and its nine MOD Pizza restaurants, are celebrating by giving a free pizza party from each of its locations to nine local students’ classrooms. A day dedicated to recognizing the incredible efforts and characteristics of children around the world, MOD Pizza is seeking parents, guardians or friends to nominate local students who have gone above and beyond to create a ripple effect for good in the communities MOD Pizza serves. The winning students, as…
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