From Sept.18-24, the simple act of eating out can help Washington-D.C.-based Share Our Strength fight childhood hunger. Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry is a week-long fundraising program in which thousands of consumers nationwide join with participating restaurants in support of Share Our Strength’s work to end childhood hunger in America.
To-date, more than 5,000 restaurants have signed on to support the fundraising initiative. Funds are raised in a variety of ways including donating a percentage of sales and offering deals on select menu items. A map of participating locations, searchable by zip code, is available at www.DineOutForNoKidHungry.org.
Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt has opened at 6015 B East Wade Hampton Blvd. The franchise is a specialty frozen yogurt retailer worldwide.
It is a self-serve concept with more than 50 soft serve flavor selections. Customers can decide the amount of yogurt dispensed in a self-serve cup. Fruits, nuts, raisins, candy and flavor toppings can be added in any amount by the customer. The price is determined by the weight of the product at checkout.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will host its first Cruise-In fundraiser in Gramling on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 13291 Asheville Hwy.
“We have put on the same event at our restaurant in Taylors with positive feedback and hope to generate similar support” said Bill Friend, the franchise owner. “This is our first event in Gramling and we plan to raise a large donation for a charity that supports Children’s Hospitals in the area.”
Denny's “Let’s Get Cheesy!” menu features six new dishes with both traditional and unconventional cheesy choices covering every dish.
The new dishes include:
Schlotzsky’s is adding its Angus Round Up sandwiches now until Nov. 27. They are:
• Bacon Beefy SmokeCheezy: Shaved Angus roast beef, smoked cheddar cheese, bacon, and chipotle mayo on a toasted sourdough bun.
Krispy Kreme has stepped up its engagement in the coffee wars with three new signature coffees debuting beginning today. The company hopes to make a dent in the competitive coffee market dominated Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks and McDonald’s.
A Krispy Kreme marketing push, with a tagline “Worthy of our doughnuts,” will began today.Total beverage sales account for 12 percent of sales, while coffee alone accounts for 4 percent of sales, the company has reported.