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Vote for Applebee’s 2018 Hometown Heroes

Posted on July 5th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in News
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With more than 200 nominations received, it was once again very 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 the brave men and women they have served with, in their selfless pursuit to protect our freedom and country at-large. Please vote below for your Applebee’s Hometown Hero! The Top 5 individuals with the most votes as…
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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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Detroit Free Press Features Olga’s Kitchen, Highlights Brand Revitalization

Posted on March 28th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in News

When TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) purchased Michigan’s iconic Olga’s Kitchen, they knew the brand deserved better and more. In the two years since, we have revitalized the brand to be more reflective of its rich and iconic history. Among the initiatives deliver to date, we have hosted focus groups with our loyal guests, updated the logo, built 5 new locations and revitalized another 5 with more growth plans on the horizon. The Detroit Free Press recently sat down the TSFR Executive Chairman Mark Schostak…
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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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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and Applebee’s Partner with Old Nation Brewing Co. to Host Statewide M-43 Tap Takeover

Posted on January 25th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and its 64 Michigan Applebee’s have partnered with the locally-based Old Nation Brewing Co. to host a statewide tap takeover featuring M-43. Old Nation’s M-43 will be available at TSFR’s Michigan Applebee’s starting on Monday, February 5. We are a family owned and operated company committed to joining forces with fellow locally based businesses to spotlight the high-quality food and beverage options available in our backyard. Old Nation has a reputation for leading the way in the craft beer industry,…
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