Founded by S. Truett Cathy died on September 8. She was 93. Cathy founded the company in 1967. Chick-fil-A produced sales of $5 billion in 2013. Chick-fil-A was recognized in 2014 as one of America’s “Top 20 Most Admired Brands” by The Harris Poll and “Top Fast Food Chicken Chain” by Consumer Reports, among other honors. More information on Chick-fil-A is available on the chain’s website, located at www.chick-fil-a.com.
Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A, Inc. is a family owned and privately held restaurant company dedicated to serving the communities in which its restaurants operate. Known for its original Chick-fil-A® Chicken Sandwich, the chain serves nutritious, freshly prepared food in more than 1,800 restaurants in 40 states and Washington, D.C.
Easy Dinner Recipes With Ingredients From Your Own Pantry Broader Marketing Campaign Also Features Digital Video, Custom Articles & More
Mazola® corn oil, America’s leading corn oil, announced today that it is launching a new digital marketing campaign with Womensforum.com, designed to effectively reach and engage the digital destination’s female audience of nearly 35 million unique visitors per month.* At the heart of the campaign is the debut of “Pantry Pal,” an online tool created to help health-conscious women prepare dinner, while they manage a busy lifestyle. With Mazola® as its inaugural sponsor, the tool will provide women with quick and easy recipes that use ingredients they already have in their pantry, with a special emphasis on dishes that include Mazola® corn oil and other Mazola® products in the mix.
Mazola® will also encourage healthier eating habits through video content integrated into the popular series “The Fit Fix,” produced by Womensforum.com’s video production arm Studio 444. These special episodes will be distributed across Womensforum.com’s family of sites.
Healthy Vending Machine Debuts, a Traveler-Inspired Innovation Submitted to TravelBrilliantly.com
Marriott Hotels begins feeding travelers’ hunger for healthy food on the road whenever they want it – 24/7. Marriott Hotels, the flagship brand of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today launched its first traveler-inspired innovation – a healthy vending machine, featuring handcrafted salads, sandwiches and snacks made fresh everyday using local ingredients. The working prototype debuts in the lobby of the Chicago Marriott O’Hare, offering travelers healthy food options available all day and night during their journey. The innovation was inspired by Anjana Kallarackal, a 21-year old college student, who answered the call to join Marriott Hotels in co-creating the future of travel as part of its Travel Brilliantly campaign.
In looking to bring Anjana’s idea to life, Marriott Hotels reached out to Chicago start-up Farmer’s Fridge, which has taken an innovative approach to making healthy, delicious food easier to access. The company’s kiosk, one of 12 in Chicago area, will be located in the Chicago Marriott O’Hare for the next five months for testing with guests. Items curated and prepared daily by Farmer’s Fridge will be offered for sale in distinctive packaging, ranging in price from $3 to $12 dollars and include:
Culminates on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29, with an Twitter chat using #McCafeMoments
Today, McDonald’s announced a second national Free Coffee Event, an opportunity for even more coffee lovers to enjoy a freshly brewed, rich and smooth tasting McCafe coffee.
From Sept. 16 to 29, guests can get a free small McCafe coffee during breakfast hours at participating McDonald’s restaurants throughout the Philadelphia region. This event builds on McDonald’s first-ever Free Coffee Event launched in March, where the company gave away millions of cups of free coffee during the two-week period.
“We’re excited to share our coffee with customers – again. We saw great success during the first Free Coffee Event in March, so we are thrilled to give even more people a morning pick-me-up and the chance to enjoy McCafe coffee, on us,” said John Durante, President, McDonald’s Restaurants of the Greater Philadelphia Region Owner/Operator Association. “We hope that this event will continue to encourage people to try our signature, freshly brewed McCafe coffee.”
This September 16, the makers of Wholly Guacamole® brand, America’s No. 1 selling branded pre-made guacamole, will celebrate National Guacamole Day by giving back to their community and encouraging fans to do the same.
“We all get caught up in the day-to-day rhythm of our own lives and need a reminder to do something for someone else without thought of pay back,” said Tara Murray, senior marketing manager at Fresherized Foods. “We are always looking for fun ways to celebrate National Guacamole Day and we love the concept of paying it forward, so ‘Guac it Forward’ is the combination of the two.”
The makers of Wholly Guacamole® brand will #GuacitForward in the company’s own backyard on September 16 with a guacamole-filled afternoon for shoppers in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square Plaza. Those participating will receive two Wholly Guacamole® product coupons, one for themselves and one to share with a friend while supplies last. They will also take part in games and other on-site fun and can visit the Guac Mobile truck.
Fisher® Nuts has announced the second annual “My Fresh Twist” recipe contest today. Beginning now through October 21, 2014 consumers are invited to submit an original recipe using walnuts, almonds or pecans to www.myfreshtwist.com for a chance to win a grand prize that includes a trip for two to New York City to meet Chef Alex Guarnaschelli.
“Putting a fresh twist on a traditional dish or recreating a recipe with new flavors for the season is a great way to add a little variety to your recipe repertoire,” said Guarnaschelli. “The Fisher Nuts ‘My Fresh Twist’ recipe contest is the perfect opportunity to showcase your own signature dish or your twist on a tried-and-true family recipe.”
ICE chef instructors are joined by Jets players and alumni to host exciting cooking classes aimed at amping up fans tailgates and teaching gourmet gameday techniques.
The Institute of Culinary Education and the New York Jets today announce Season Two of The Official Jets Cooking School, after a record sellout of the 2013 season. This exclusive series of gameday cooking classes gives fans a chance to step up their tailgating game with lessons from ICE’s team of all-pro chefs—all while watching their favorite game on Monday or Thursday Night Football. Plus, fans will have a rare opportunity to meet and cook alongside current and former Jets players. The series is presented by Chase.
“I’m very excited to team up with ICE for a second season of the Jets Cooking School,” said New York Jets Offensive Lineman Willie Colon. “This year’s classes will be bigger and better and will help Jets fans take their tailgating to the next level. I look forward to working with ICE’s outstanding chefs and the amazing fans that participate to help make these delicious recipes. ”
“Food and football are a perfect match, making this the ideal partnership to teach fans how to ramp up their game day experience with top notch food,” said Rick Smilow, president of the Institute of Culinary Education. “Last year’s class series was a huge success, every class sold out, and we can’t wait to teach a new season of “fan chefs” to take their gridiron meals to the next level with recipes, lessons and tips from ICE’s top chefs.”
The culinary publication will return as the exclusive media sponsor and producer of the Taste of Travel Stage to stop in seven cities. Chefs, wine experts and culinary professionals are invited to present on the stage.
Cuisine Noir magazine will return as the media sponsor for the Travel and Adventure Show, produced by Unicomm, a company out of Connecticut. The series of shows is the largest consumer travel shows in the country.
The magazine will once again produce and manage the Taste of Travel stage which will present cooking demonstrations and discussions by some of the country’s top chefs, restaurants and winemakers.
City stops beginning in October and going through March of 2015 include: