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Posted on September 28th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
MOD Pizza

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

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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Olga’s Kitchen Partners with Motor City Blight Busters to Help Revitalize Detroit

Posted on July 31st, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community

As a company, TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and our portfolio of restaurants are dedicated to giving back to our community. Recently, a team from our Olga’s Kitchen restaurants participated in the revitalization of Detroit by partnering with the Motor City Blight Busters, a nonprofit organizations responsible for cleaning up dump sites, tearing down blighted houses, painting existing homes and many other activities. Throughout the day, our Olga’s Kitchen team helped clear out contents/rubble from a house fire in Detroit, created a mural within the Detroit Artist’s Village, worked…
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Vote for Applebee’s Hometown Hero

Posted on July 6th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

With hundreds of nominations received, it was difficult for us to narrow our search for Applebee’s Hometown Heroes down to just 15 semi-finalists. As longtime supporters of our troops, TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants would like to thank all of our nominees, as well as…