Seventeen restaurants will offer three courses for $25.
Operation Food Search
Monday, January 21, 2013
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Seventeen restaurants will offer three courses for $25.
The 4th annual Clayton Restaurant Week will take place from Jan. 21-27. This year’s CRW lineup includes 17 of Clayton’s fine dining establishments offering a special three-course dinner promotion for a fixed price of $25 per person, plus tax and tip. Last year’s Clayton Restaurant Week resulted in sales spikes of 25-100 percent compared to normal January sales weeks. The promotion attracted over 15,000 diners with many restaurants reporting waiting lists and full sellout nights. There are no passes to buy, coupons to carry or cards to punch—patrons simply visit the participating restaurant of their choice. CRW restaurants feature select items from their soup/salad/appetizer, entrée and dessert menus. To complement the meal, restaurants …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Buy your annual holiday cards from a local charity this year.
Every holiday season, families across the country send cards to their loved ones, filling them in on the last year and wishing them a happy new one. For families planning to buy holiday cards this year, nonprofit organizations around the area are offering unique cards that benefit their missions. That way, each card sends holiday cheer while supporting a worthy cause. Here is our round-up of holiday cards for charity. Operation Food Search Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Our Little Haven Saint Louis Zoo Is your non-profit organization selling cards this holiday season? Add your photo and information to the story by clicking the Upload Pictures and Video button.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Wednesday is Food Day 2012. Eat out at Operation Food Search and help feed hungry children in the area.
In honor of Food Day 2012, Operation Food Search is hosting a pop up lunch between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at its distribution center at 6282 Olive in University City, prepared by Chef John Johnson from River City Casino and Lumière Place Casino and Hotels. Brown bag to-go lunches are available while supplies last for a $10 donation to No Kid Hungry, an awareness and advocacy campaign to end childhood hunger. For more information, or to pre-order lunch, contact Karen Klaus at (314) 726-5355, extension 23 or karen.klaus@OperationFoodSearch.org. Lunch options include: The public is also welcome to tour Operation Food Search’s distribution center between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. during Food Day and/or drop in to stuff backpacks …
Friday, October 12, 2012
To kick off the ultimate dinner and a show concept, members of the Greater St. Louis Restaurant Association treated the Ringing Brothers and Barnum & Bailey star pachyderms to a free lunch Thursday.
Dinner and a show may never be the same after this week’s Greater St Louis Restaurant Week, Oct 12-21, which coincides with the opening engagement of Ringing Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus’ "Dragon" and Circus Flora’s first dinner theater production, "A Celtic Night Circus: Tír na nÓg." It’s an unforgettable opportunity to experience the ultimate sensory experience only the circus and St Louis’ finest chefs can serve up. To kick off the ultimate dinner and a show concept, members of the Greater St. Louis Restaurant Association on Thursday treated the Ringing Brothers and Barnum & Bailey star pachyderms to a free lunch of elephant gourmet fare – apples, watermelon, lettuce and of course, artisan bread. While the mostly vegan friendly …
The annual Greater St. Louis Restaurant week is Oct. 12-21.
Want to check out a great St. Louis area restaurant and give back to the community at the same time? If so, Greater St. Louis Restaurant Week is for you. Eat out at any participating restaurant, starting today, and 10 percent of the fixed-price, multi-course meal will benefit Operation Food Search. Restaurant week continues until Oct. 21. The articipating restaurants will offer fixed-price multi-course menus at lunch ($15) and dinner ($30) during Greater St. Louis Restaurant Week to encourage residents and visitors to enjoy new dining experiences. Ten percent of the price of each fixed-price meal purchased during Greater St. Louis Restaurant Week will be donated to Operation Food Search's Operation Backpack program. Eighty-five percent of…
Monday, May 28, 2012
Operation Food Search wants to ensure that St. Louis-area children in need can eat throughout the summer.
Richmond Heights and Clayton grocers are participating in a summer campaign that puts food into the hands of children in need. Funds raised from the Hunger Never Takes a Vacation promotion from May 21 through July 29 will be used by Operation Food Search and the St. Louis Area Food Bank to help feed people in need. Schnucks in Richmond Heights and Straub's in Clayton are participating, as are the other branches of those stores in the St. Louis area. All Dierbergs and Shop n Save locations also are participating. Coupons for $1, $5 and $10 donations have been placed at checkout lanes. To participate, customers should present coupons to be scanned by the cashier.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The event provides a gourmet meal while aiding a worthy cause.
A new event in Clayton will pair food lovers with those most in need of healthy food. Feast Magazine is reporting that Clayton restaurants will be holding 'pop-up' dinners to benefit Operation Food Search, based in University City. A four-course meal will be prepared by Chef Brian Hale. He will wear a microphone as he progresses through the meal. The first event will be at 6:30 p.m. April 12 at Bocci Bar. Tickets are $50 for dinner and $65 for VIP meals which include a cocktail hour. To purchase tickets, click here.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
David Freese, who helped lead the Cards to their 11th World Series championship in October, joined Operation Food Search on Wednesday to distribute the donations.
Cardinals playoff hero David Freese was in University City Wednesday lending a helping hand to Operation Food Search. Freese helped load frozen turkeys into vans and onto trucks that take the donated turkeys to metro St. Louis charitable organizations during the holiday season. “I’ve done this before with (Cards trainer) Barry Weinberg, and I had a blast doing it,” Freese said, after spending nearly an hour loading the more than 700 frozen turkeys into nearly a dozen delivery vehicles. “And to see the people’s faces that are getting these turkeys, that’s what it’s all about.” The Cardinals third baseman also spent a good part of his morning signing autographs and taking pictures with the loads of Cardinals fans who also volunteered to …
Monday, November 28, 2011
Milton Hieken lives in the city's Wydown Forest neighborhood and recently received recognition as an Ageless-Remarkable St. Louisan by St. Andrew's Resources for Seniors System.
Clayton resident Milton Hieken spends his post-engineer days giving back to cultural and charitable organizations throughout St. Louis. He says the reason is simple: he wants future generations to have the same opportunities he did. "When you retire, you're not just going to sit on the front porch in the rocking chair all day," Hieken, 81, said during an interview at his home in the Wydown Forest neighborhood. On Nov. 6, Hieken received recognition as an Ageless-Remarkable St. Louisan by St. Andrew's Resources for Seniors System. The system held a celebration at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch to honor 20 such seniors "whose involvement and vitality enhance our lives and our community," a program brochure states. Growing up, …