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TSFR Raises More Than $41,990 for Make-A-Wish Michigan, JDRF and MDA

Posted on December 6th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and our more than 100 Applebee’s, Olga’s Kitchen, MOD Pizza and Del Taco restaurants raised $41,991 benefiting Make-A-Wish® Michigan, JDRF (formerly known as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) during a one-day, statewide charity challenge on October 28 in honor of Make A Difference Day. Throughout the day, guests were able to add a monetary donation to the charity, or charities, of their choice to their bill at each of our 64 TSFR Applebee’s, 27 Olga’s…
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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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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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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 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!