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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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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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Olga’s Kitchen Featured in HometownLife to Unveil the Newly remodeled Olga’s Kitchen at Westland Shopping Center

Posted on November 21st, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in News
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With the exciting remodel of the Olga’s Kitchen restaurant at Westland Shopping Center complete, Olga’s Kitchen was excited to be featured in HometownLife’s Westland Observer when they attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony—with restaurant founder and namesake Olga Loizon! At nearly 92, Loizon still makes visits to the restaurants – 27 locations currently – that came from the concept she launched in Birmingham in 1971. “I never would have dreamed that all this would happen. I’m very proud of the company and what they’re doing with my…
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Posted on November 2nd, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, News

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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MOD Pizza Highlights New Seasonal Pizza with Fox 2 for National Pizza Month

Posted on October 11th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in News

In honor of October being National Pizza Month, MOD Pizza visited Fox 2 to highlight it’s new seasonal pizza, The Kane, which is a lively combination of spiciness and savory notes. The Kane features pepperoni, Mama Lil’s peppers and Gorgonzola cheese, as well as red sauce, spinach, mozzarella and red onion and will be at all TSFR MOD Pizza locations through the beginning of January 2018!  

MOD Pizza Celebrates National Pizza Month with WXYZ

Posted on October 2nd, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in News

With October being National Pizza Month, MOD Pizza is giving away free MOD size pizzas on Monday, October 2, at each of our eight MOD Pizza locations to the first 25 guests that mention where they heard about the deal. Our team from MOD Pizza stopped by WXYZ to share those details and feature our new seasonal pizza, The Kane.  

Del Taco Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with Fox2 Detroit

Posted on September 25th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in News

With September being National Hispanic Heritage Month, our team from Del Taco stopped by Fox2 Detroit to feature our fresh and authentic Mexican menu items and share tips for how parents can use food as a vehicle for teaching their children about various cultures and geographic regions.

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants’ Co-branded Applebee’s/IHOP Renderings Featured in the Detroit Free Press

Posted on September 20th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in News

As we celebrate our 5th anniversary with the Applebee’s brand in Michigan, TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants was excited to recently connect with the Detroit Free Press on our newly released renderings for the first-ever co-branded Applebee’s/IHOP restaurant located inside the Millender Center in downtown Detroit. As a leader in the restaurant industry, the unveiling of these renderings is an exciting milestone for our company as we bring the combination of two nationally recognized and family-oriented brands one step closer to reality for residents of the…
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MOD Pizza to Open its 10th Michigan Restaurant in Troy

Posted on September 18th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in News

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) has signed the lease for its 10th MOD Pizza restaurant in metro Detroit located in Troy, at 770 Big Beaver Road. The restaurant is slated to open in early 2018 and will be 2,600 square feet. 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 and plans to have 25 locations throughout metro Detroit in…
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Applebee’s Featured on Fox2 Detroit for National Cheeseburger Day, Kickoff of Five-Day Anniversary Celebration

Posted on September 17th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in News

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and our Applebee’s team were excited to join Fox2 Detroit recently to talk about our delicious all-in burgers in advance of National Cheeseburger Day and the start of our five-day anniversary celebration! On Monday, September 18, our 64 Applebee’s throughout Michigan will be featuring our all-in burgers and fries for $6.99! Additionally, kids 12 and under will eat free on September 18-20, and our veterans and active military personnel will receive 30% off their meals on September 18-22. Also, our mucho and craft…
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