Panera Is On A Rescue Mission For Parents With Limited Bandwidth, Serving Up Free Unlimited Premium Coffee And Wi-Fi To Help People Power Through

Subscribe to MyPanera+ Coffee for Free, Unlimited Premium Coffee and Panera Could Cover Your WiFi Bill for the Month of September

This month, Americans are having a major bandwidth issue – from overextended parents taking on multiple household roles to students and young professionals back home sharing WiFi – everything is stretched to the max.  Panera is here to help you power through these tough times.  Starting on September 10 at 10 AM ET, the first 2,020 people who sign up for the MyPanera+ Coffee Subscription will not only receive a free month of coffee—Panera will also cover the cost of their WiFi for the month.*

For those who don’t make the cutoff for free WiFi – Panera still has you covered.  Anyone who signs up for the MyPanera+ Coffee Subscription through the end of this week can still get free coffee for a month and as an extra treat, a free baked good to enjoy along with free parking lot and dining room WiFi. As one of the first restaurants to offer free Wi-Fi, Panera has now extended its Wi-Fi radius beyond the bakery-cafe doors, so people can pick up coffee for Curbside pick-up and catch the break that parents so desperately need.

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Kendall-Jackson, in Partnership with United Way, Launches the Grocery Worker’s Relief Fund

Kendall-Jackson, in Partnership with United Way, Launches the Grocery Worker’s Relief Fund 

 Kendall-Jackson, producer of America’s favorite Chardonnay, and United Way Worldwide, America’s Favorite Charity, today announced the launch of the Grocery Worker’s Relief Fund to provide emergency relief for the immediate needs of frontline grocery store workers. The iconic American winery whose reputation is built on producing wines of quality and integrity, pledges an initial $200,000 in the first year, and commits to $2 million by 2030.  

“Grocery workers are an essential part of Kendall-Jackson’s success. They form the backbone of our business and are a direct extension of the Kendall-Jackson family,” said Barbara Banke, Chairman and Proprietor of Jackson Family Wines, the family-owned wine company that founded Kendall-Jackson in 1982. “They have been frontline heroes during the pandemic, risking their health and safety for all Americans. By launching the Grocery Worker’s Relief Fund, we can provide immediate relief to the workers who have supported us for nearly 40 years and need it now, more than ever.” 

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Good Foods Launches “Back to the Books” Sweepstakes

Good Foods, a category leader of plant based dips and good-for-you products, launches a “Back to the Books” sweepstakes now through October 9 to celebrate good foods and classroom heroes during a different back-to-school season. “Back to the Books” sets out to elevate the brand and its dips as a healthy snacking option for families throughout the school year. 

Over the next six weeks, teachers are encouraged to enter the “Back to the Books” sweepstakes HERE to win a prize pack consisting of a Target gift card worth $150 to outfit their classroom this year, as well as an assortment of kitchen goodies to enjoy at home. There will be one winner each week, and consumers are encouraged to enter in hopes of being the next week’s winner. 

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Calling all Bloody Mary Masters: Blake Shelton and Smithworks Vodka want to taste YOUR Recipe in a new National Contest

Smithworks Vodka and Blake Shelton launch a national contest to find the best Bloody Mary cocktail recipe!

With more time spent at home than at bars, people are becoming their own bartenders, crafting new, delicious cocktails and sharing them with friends and family. With all those creative recipes floating around, Blake Shelton and American-made Smithworks Vodka are seeking the nation’s best Bloody Mary recipe with the launch of a national contest. Starting September 1st through September 30th, show off your best Bloody Mary cocktail recipe – the one you’ve been perfecting for months now – to be named the official Bloody Mary Master, by none other than Blake Shelton.

To enter, tag @blakeshelton and @smithworksvodka in an image of your Bloody Mary masterpiece on Twitter or Instagram. The post must also include the cocktail recipe and the contest’s official hashtags, #SWBloodyMaryContest. On October 4th, National Vodka Day, Blake Shelton himself will be hosting a Facebook Live on his own channel, where he will taste test the top four recipes submitted and determine the winner.

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Travel Fans and Investors Invited to Discover Brazil During the 1st Edition of the Brazilian Week CCBC Online Festival

Daydreaming of adding stamps to your passport or to expand your business into new, lucrative markets? Either way, Brazil represents a world of business opportunities as well as cultural experiences that should be on everyone’s radar. While physical travel may be on hold, entrepreneurs and those bitten with the wanderlust bug can virtually discover Brazil this September.

The Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (CCBC) is inviting Canadians to the first edition of Brazilian Week, a digital festival put together in partnership with the Brazilian Embassy and Consulates in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Kicking off on the country’s Independence Day, more than 20 webinars including concerts, food demos and panel discussions will be hosted to provide a wealth of information on the country for both individuals and businesses.   

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson is Latest F&B Addition to Port Imperial Neighborhood

Roseland Residential’s vision for the New Jersey waterfront continues to take shape as celebrated chef brings signature menu to NoHu Rooftop at EnVue, Autograph Collection hotel

Roseland Residential Trust, a subsidiary of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI), today announced that acclaimed Chef Marcus Samuelsson has brought his signature style and cuisine to Marcus at NoHu Rooftop, a chic rooftop bar and restaurant located at the EnVue, Autograph Collection hotel on the Weehawken waterfront. Reflective of Port Imperial’s emergence as one of the New York Metropolitan Area’s most desirable neighborhoods, the addition of world class food and beverage offerings from celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson will further elevate the area.

Situated on a 15,000-square-foot roof deck with expansive views of the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline, and featuring ample space for social distancing, Marcus at NoHu adds another dynamic to Port Imperial, where Roseland Residential Trust is leading the creation of a $3-billion, 200-acre neighborhood surrounding the NY Waterway ferry terminal.

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18-Year-Old to Launch Coffee & Apothecary Shop That Serves as an Incubator For Black Businesses

A barrier-breaking fundraising campaign has launched on Kickstarter by recent high school graduate and entrepreneur, Zachary Hamlett. He aims to open The Hamlett, San Diego’s newest Black-owned coffee and apothecary shop.

Described by Hamlett as “a community hub and incubator promoting Black-owned enterprises and wellness,” the shop will serve fair-trade coffee, specialty drinks, and healthy bites while promoting local commerce and hosting weekly events. Products for sale will include a variety of hard-to-find apothecary herbs, hand made accessories, books, art, and more.

Events will be supported with stadium seating and a stage to feature open mics, workshops, educational lessons, food drives, and networking events for fellow entrepreneurs. With the success of the campaign, the coffee shop will be located at a 1,900 sq ft venue in Lemon Grove and is set to open in January of 2021.

The Kickstarter funds will contribute to:

* Initial Interior Fabrication
* Exterior Signage
* Furniture
* Updated Premium Equipment

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Corona and Snoop Dogg Welcome You to La Vida Más Fina

The renowned beer teams up with the entertainment icon to introduce a refreshing new perspective.

The Corona family of brands has teamed up with entertainment icon Snoop Dogg to debut “La Vida Más Fina,” its first campaign designed to unite the Corona brand family. The fully integrated marketing campaign marks a refreshed take on the Corona lifestyle and an evolved, more optimistic tone for the brand as it continues to honor the OG classic Corona Extra while also growing to introduce Corona Hard Seltzer and other innovations.

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