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Safety First: How TEAM Schostak is Leading the Way in Restaurant Re-entry

Posted on June 17th, 2020 by TEAM Schostak in News

As dine-in service resumed in Michigan in early June, many new health and safety procedures are being implemented to keep guests safe. Our Applebee’s and Olga’s Kitchen brands were featured in a recent Wall Street Journal article showcasing how we are welcoming guests back inside our restaurants in a safe and efficient manner. Hands-free doors, closed-off booths, one-way floor signs and sanitizing stations are just a few of the new precautions you’ll see during your next visit. “The eatery has designated three tables as sanitizer…
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Posted on November 13th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in News

On their quest to make pizza so they can serve people, MOD will donate a portion of every pizza sold the week of Nov. 18 to Forgotten Harvest TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and its 13 Michigan MOD Pizza restaurants, are giving back to the community through the annual Spreading MODness fundraising campaign from Nov. 18-22. Jake Schostak, brand leader of the MOD Pizza franchise at TSFR made the announcement. “We make pizza so we can serve people, we call it Spreading MODness,” Schostak said….
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Olga’s Kitchen Revitalizes, Rebrands Royal Oak Location as First Olga’s Fresh Grille

Posted on November 13th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in News

Olga’s Kitchen, an iconic Michigan brand owned and operated by Livonia-based TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR), unveiled its new Olga’s Fresh Grille—the brand’s enhanced fact-casual model—in Royal Oak following an extensive $100,000 revitalization. As Olga’s Kitchen continues to expand its footprint, Olga’s Fresh Grille will serve as a flexible, flagship model for its fast-casual dining sector, offering a convenient and quick dining experience for guests. Located at 30332 Woodward Avenue, Olga’s Fresh Grille is an alternative to the full-service dining service that features a limited…
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Team Schostak Family Restaurants to Offer Free Meals to Veterans, Active Military Personnel on Veterans Day

Posted on November 10th, 2019 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, Del Taco and Wendy’s restaurants will offer free meals to veterans and active military personnel on Veterans Day. On Monday, November 11, all 65 TSFR Michigan Applebee’s, 25 Olga’s Kitchen, 13 MOD Pizza, eight Del Taco restaurants and 56 Wendy’s restaurants will celebrate Veterans Day by providing a free…
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Applebee’s Takes a Bite out of School Lunch Debt with Upcoming Fundraiser

Posted on October 16th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

One in five children in Michigan struggle with hunger, and many families fall just above the threshold to qualify for free and reduced lunches, ultimately still struggling to cover costs for student lunches. When accounts fall into debt, kids can be denied a proper lunch, not only leaving them hungry but also easily identifiable by their peers by a substitute lunch they are provided. This can lead to embarrassment and emotional stress, as well as leaving these students open to bullying by peers. This weekend…
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and Cleary University Partner to Launch Free Tuition Program

Posted on July 31st, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in News
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With a vision of reinventing how people achieve advanced education without creating a deep well of debt or threatening the existence of colleges and  universities, TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and Cleary University launched an innovative partnership to provide online higher education to hourly, part-time and full-time employees and their families (including grandchildren). This partnership provides tuition benefits to employees and their families. The Tuition Benefits Program will cover 100 percent of tuition costs for undergraduate and graduate degrees through Cleary’s online platform for employees, their…
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Vote for Applebee’s 2019 Hometown Heroes

Posted on July 8th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

With more than 100 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 Acquires 56 Michigan Wendy’s Restaurants

Posted on July 8th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in News

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) has acquired 56 Wendy’s restaurants in Michigan as the company continues its strategic growth and investment throughout the state. With the addition of Wendy’s to its portfolio of restaurant concepts, TSFR now owns and operates more than 160 restaurants throughout Michigan. TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants has a reputation for leading the way in the restaurant industry and a proven legacy of growing great restaurant concepts in Michigan due to the hard work and dedication of our team. As our team actively sought opportunities…
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and Its Applebee’s Launch 3rd Annual Hometown Heroes Award

Posted on June 24th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and its 65 Applebee’s restaurants have launched its third annual statewide campaign to recognize Michigan’s dedicated military members in honor of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. A community-favorite program, we are thrilled to enter our third year of searching for the men and women in our community who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. The selfless service of our active and veteran military members allows us to live free every day because of the sacrifices they…
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Olga’s Kitchen to Open Downtown Detroit Location at MGM Grand Detroit

Posted on May 14th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in News

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) is bringing its beloved Olga’s Kitchen concept to downtown with a new restaurant in MGM Grand Detroit’s Breeze Dining Court. The new location is slated to open in June. Olga’s Kitchen is Detroit Born and ‘Bread,’ and we are proud to be back in the city to offer guests of this regional attraction our signature menu items that won the hearts of locals more than 45 years ago. Leading the way in the restaurant industry, Olga’s Kitchen is loved by…
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