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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants’ Applebee’s Partner with Komen Michigan to Launch “Apples for the Cure”

Posted on January 9th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

Local lives saved, nationally known names. Komen Michigan is launching the “Apples for the Cure” campaign in partnership with our TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants’ Applebee’s, showing how Michiganders can help spread awareness of the importance of breast health. We started our partnership with Komen Michigan last year and had managers and team members at every restaurant enthusiastically embracing the opportunity to help give back to those fighting breast cancer. We have selected 19 of our Applebee’s locations to participate in the Apples for the Cure…
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TEAM SCHOSTAK FAMILY RESTAURANTS TO OPEN THIRD MOD PIZZA RESTAURANT IN SHELBY TOWNSHIP

Posted on December 19th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, News
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) has signed the lease for a third MOD Pizza (MOD) restaurant in Shelby Township. The newest 2,800-square-foot MOD will be located at 15089 Hall Road, and is slated to open in Spring 2018. Known for its individual, artisan-style pizzas and salads, and people-first culture, MOD was founded in Seattle in 2008. Recognizing the potential of the fast-casual pizza industry, TSFR introduced the brand to Michigan in mid-2015 with plans to open 25 locations throughout metro Detroit in the next few…
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MOD Pizza in Shelby Township to Celebrate Grand Opening with a Pay What You Want Day

Posted on December 14th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) will celebrate the grand opening of its second Michigan MOD Pizza restaurant in Shelby Township on Tuesday, December 19 with an all-day “Pay What You Want” fundraiser. The new Shelby Township restaurant opened to the public on November 17 and is located at 56619 Van Dyke Avenue between 25 Mile Road and 26 Mile Road. As we continue to serve as an impactful and inspiring neighbor, we look forward to giving back further to the Shelby Township community that has…
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TSFR Raises More Than $41,990 for Make-A-Wish Michigan, JDRF and MDA

Posted on December 6th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and our more than 100 Applebee’s, Olga’s Kitchen, MOD Pizza and Del Taco restaurants raised $41,991 benefiting Make-A-Wish® Michigan, JDRF (formerly known as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) during a one-day, statewide charity challenge on October 28 in honor of Make A Difference Day. Throughout the day, guests were able to add a monetary donation to the charity, or charities, of their choice to their bill at each of our 64 TSFR Applebee’s, 27 Olga’s…
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TEAM SCHOSTAK FAMILY RESTAURANTS SUPPORTS DOWNTOWN BOXING GYM, FOUNDER NOMINATED FOR CNN HERO OF THE YEAR 2017 CONTEST

Posted on December 1st, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, News

Each year, CNN Heroes, a television special created by CNN, honors individuals who make extraordinary contributions to humanitarian aid and make a difference in their communities. In its tenth year, Downtown Boxing Gym founder Khali Sweeney is in the running for the prestigious recognition. The Downtown Boxing Gym  in Detroit is an organization that, since 2007, has been teaching kids growing up in Detroit’s toughest neighborhoods valuable life lessons—inside and outside the classroom, and inside and outside the boxing ring. By providing mentorship, tutoring, and basic…
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TEAM SCHOSTAK FAMILY RESTAURANTS FEATURED IN MULTI-UNIT FRANCHISEE MAGAZINE

Posted on November 27th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, News

As the leader in the restaurant industry, we were recently featured in Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine to discuss the ins and outs of buying and selling franchise units. Below, please find an excerpt from the article, titled “Right Time, Right Price: Buying and Selling—Part Art, Part Science.” Buying and selling franchise units at the right time for the right price is part art and part science, with each presenting challenges that require a considered, strategic approach. Owners must be flexible and agile enough to navigate the…
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WXYZ FEATURES MOD PIZZA IN HONOR OF SPREADING MODNESS

Posted on November 21st, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

In honor of MOD Pizza’s annual Spreading MODness campaign, WXYZ featured our pizzas and shared details about the week-long event. TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and our nine metro Detroit MOD Pizza restaurants are teaming up with Generosity Feeds for Spreading MODness 2017! From November 21-26, we will donate $1 for every MOD and Mega-size pizza sold to Generosity Feeds—which, in turn, will be used to create hearty, healthy meals that will be donated to Rochester-based Blessings in a Backpack for distribution to our local…
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MOD Pizza’s “Spreading MODness” Fundraiser Kicks Off on November 21

Posted on November 20th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and our nine metro Detroit MOD Pizza restaurants are teaming up with Generosity Feeds during our annual Spreading MODness week. From November 21-26, we will donate $1 for every MOD and Mega-size pizza sold to Generosity Feeds—which, in turn, will be used to create hearty, healthy meals that will be donated to Rochester-based Blessings in a Backpack for distribution to our local at-risk youth. At MOD, we make pizza so we can serve people, and we call that Spreading MODness. We are…
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Olga’s Kitchen Hosts Dine to Donate to Support Literacy in Macomb County

Posted on November 20th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
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On Wednesday, November 29, Olga’s Kitchen­, an iconic metro Detroit brand, is hosting a ‘Dine to Donate’ at their new Chesterfield Township location. Twenty percent of every guest bill will be donated to Macomb Literacy Partners. Olga’s Kitchen is dedicated to helping children and adults in our communities have access to books and educational programs that foster literacy. We look forward to coming together with Chesterfield area communities to support the work of Macomb Literacy Partners. For more than 30 years, Macomb Literacy Partners has…
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TEAM SCHOSTAK FAMILY RESTAURANTS TO OFFER FREE MEALS TO VETERANS, ACTIVE MILITARY PERSONNEL ON VETERANS DAY

Posted on November 2nd, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, News
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR), a Michigan-based, family-owned restaurant group with an expansive portfolio of casual dining, quick-service and family dining restaurants throughout the state of Michigan, announced today that its Applebee’s, Olga’s Kitchen, MOD Pizza and Del Taco restaurants will offer free meals to veterans and active military personnel on Veterans Day to honor our troops. On Saturday, November 11, all 64 TSFR Michigan Applebee’s, 27 Olga’s Kitchen, eight MOD Pizza and five Del Taco restaurants will celebrate Veterans Day by providing a free…
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