Team News


Posted on May 1st, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, News

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

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

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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MOD Pizza Visits Fox 2 to Share Healthier Eating Tips

Posted on January 18th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, News

Getting and staying healthy is one of most popular New Year’s resolutions. Many might think that means cutting out the pizza from your diet, but they’d be wrong. MOD Pizza visited Fox 2 to showcase some of MOD’s healthier pizza options, including the Pizza Salad featuring MOD’s new seasonal salad!

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants’ Applebee’s Partner with Komen Michigan to Launch “Apples for the Cure”

Posted on January 9th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

Local lives saved, nationally known names. Komen Michigan is launching the “Apples for the Cure” campaign in partnership with our TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants’ Applebee’s, showing how Michiganders can help spread awareness of the importance of breast health. We started our partnership with Komen Michigan last year and had managers and team members at every restaurant enthusiastically embracing the opportunity to help give back to those fighting breast cancer. We have selected 19 of our Applebee’s locations to participate in the Apples for the Cure…
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Posted on December 19th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, News
MOD Pizza

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) has signed the lease for a third MOD Pizza (MOD) restaurant in Shelby Township. The newest 2,800-square-foot MOD will be located at 15089 Hall Road, and is slated to open in Spring 2018. 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 with plans to open 25 locations throughout metro Detroit in the next few…
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MOD Pizza in Shelby Township to Celebrate Grand Opening with a Pay What You Want Day

Posted on December 14th, 2017 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) will celebrate the grand opening of its second Michigan MOD Pizza restaurant in Shelby Township on Tuesday, December 19 with an all-day “Pay What You Want” fundraiser. The new Shelby Township restaurant opened to the public on November 17 and is located at 56619 Van Dyke Avenue between 25 Mile Road and 26 Mile Road. As we continue to serve as an impactful and inspiring neighbor, we look forward to giving back further to the Shelby Township community that has…
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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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