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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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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants to Host Statewide Charity Challenge Benefitting Make-A-Wish Michigan, JDRF and MDA On October 28

Posted on October 27th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and our more than 100 Applebee’s, Olga’s Kitchen, MOD Pizza and Del Taco restaurants throughout the state will host a one-day, statewide charity challenge on Saturday, October 28 in honor of Make A Difference Day. The proceeds from the event will benefit Make-A-Wish Michigan, JDRF (formerly known as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). As part of our all-day charity challenge, guests will be able to add a monetary donation to the charity, or charities, of their…
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MOD PIZZA TO OFFER 200 FREE PIZZAS TO GUESTS IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL PIZZA MONTH

Posted on September 28th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and our eight MOD Pizza restaurants will celebrate National Pizza Month in October by offering a free MOD size pizza to 25 guests at each of our location on Monday, October 2. As we continue to grow the MOD Pizza brand in Michigan, we are always looking for ways to become engrained in the communities we serve and create an inspired place to eat. With October being National Pizza Month, we saw it as a perfect opportunity to put a…
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants to Host Dine to Donate Benefitting Veterans

Posted on September 1st, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and 14 of our West Michigan Applebee’s restaurants are donating funds and volunteering our time to Habitat for Humanity of Kent County’s (Habitat-Kent) Veteran Program, beginning with a Dine and Donate event on Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Throughout the event, 10 percent of food sales at our 14 participating Applebee’s locations will be donated directly to Habitat-Kent’s Veteran Program. Additionally, our participating restaurants will have veteran-designed donation cards for sale from Thursday, September 7  through…
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Team Schostak Family Restaurants Raises More than $78,380 for JDRF

Posted on August 30th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and our portfolio of more than 100 restaurants throughout the state of Michigan raised a grand total of $78,386 to benefit JDRF (formerly known as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) during our annual week-long fundraising event. Throughout the fundraiser, our 64 Applebee’s, 26 Olga’s Kitchen, eight MOD Pizza and five Del Taco restaurants sold JDRF’s paper sneakers in-restaurant and collected donations from guests to raise $53,386 to support JDRF. In addition to the in-restaurant collections, TSFR contributed an additional $25,000 toward to cause…
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