Chance the Rapper, Ben & Jerry’s and SocialWorks Celebrate Those Who Teach

Mint Chocolate Chance Giveaway at Navy Pier Kicks Off National Teacher Appreciation Week and Offer for Free Ben & Jerry’s for Teachers in Chicagoland Area

Chance the Rapper dished out the first ceremonial scoop to honor a group of people who are as selfless as they are instrumental in helping all people to thrive: teachers.

The collective team announced the plan to give teachers free ice cream this week (May 2-6) at all three participating Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops in the greater Chicagoland area including Navy Pier, Glenview, and Naperville.

As hundreds and hundreds of Chance the Rapper fans queued up among the large group at Navy Pier, Chicago’s son greeted the crowd who responded with tremendous energy. “There is no profession more important and responsible for every single person in our entire country than teachers. Today, we honor them,” said Chance the Rapper. “Today, and this week, we’re doing something really cool…  offering free Ben & Jerry‘s for teachers in Chicago.”

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Food Certification Program Providing Consumers, Retailers, And Manufacturers With Reliable Healthy Food Standards

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The Paleo Diet® Brings Clarity to a Confusing Food Marketplace

The Paleo Diet® has launched a new food certification program based on the science of Dr. Loren Cordain, who founded the modern Paleolithic nutrition movement. This food certification program is based on the organization’s mission: to promote science-based healthy nutrition and make better nutrition more accessible to health-conscious consumers. Potential partners are invited to learn more at thepaleodiet.com/partnerships.

The founders of The Paleo Diet have shown that highly processed foods, GMO foods, grains, legumes, dairy products, and many other foods are bad for us because they were not part of the diet humans evolved eating for millions of years. To lead the way back to healthy foods, The Paleo Diet has translated the evidence-based, peer-reviewed science of Paleolithic eating into a modern food certification process that is now available to food manufacturers, retailers, and other partners. Certification by The Paleo Diet, LLC will help consumers make healthier choices in a highly competitive and complex food marketplace.

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Important Tips for Any Catering Business To Know

The food service industry is more than just food preparation. Learn the important tips for any catering business to know to supply the best service possible.

The food service business requires more skills than just food preparation, especially for a catering business. Just like any other business, customer service, marketing, and more are all crucial factors in catering. If you want to take your catering service to the next level, keep reading to discover some important tips for any catering business to know.

Practice Excellent Customer Service

Just like any other service-based business, customer service is incredibly important. Strive to provide the best customer service that your customers would expect from a full-scale restaurant.

Reaching out to your client prior to an event is a great way to establish communication and avoid any last-minute changes or issues that might crop up. You could also consider sending your clients a personalized “thank-you” note or message after the event to encourage them to order with you in the future.

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Budweiser Debuts Global Creative “Tomorrow Is Yours to Take” Featuring Visionary Artist Anderson .Paak and New Generation of Creators in Worldwide Collab

Budweiser unveils “rallying cry for relentless creators, dreamers, and go-getters hell-bent on making their mark”

Budweiser, an AB InBev global brand, today unveiled a new global platform and creative campaign with the launch of Tomorrow is Yours to Take, a mantra meant to inspire emerging creators, led by eight-time GRAMMY Award winner, producer, songwriter, artist and director Anderson .Paak. Tomorrow is Yours to Take reflects what it means to hustle and chase success, and this global movement will inspire and connect creators worldwide.

The Tomorrow is Yours to Take campaign launches today with a music video entitled “Yours to Take” featuring an original song produced and performed by .Paak. The video tells the story of creators and aspiring talents overcoming naysayers and skeptics worldwide, with Budweiser alongside each step of the journey. The video is a collaboration on a global scale, featuring French freestyler soccer player Sean Garnier, Brazilian rapper Xamã, Swedish fashion designer Julia Dang, Colombian graffiti artist Wanda Pot, Argentinian singer Lara91K, Brazilian graphic artist Gabriel Massan and British drummer Louise Bartle.

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Mayor Bowser Proclaims DC Veg Restaurant Week May 7-14

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Mayor Muriel Bowser has declared May 7 through 14 DC’s first-ever Veg Restaurant Week, co-chaired by D.C. Shadow Representative Oye Owolewa and Celebrity Chef Spike Mendelsohn. Veg and omni restaurants, ranging from fast casual to some of the region’s most respected fine dining establishments, will come together to celebrate the rich vegan cuisine of the nation’s capital.

According to Mayor Bowser’s proclamation, which comes less than a year after the DC’s Green Food Purchasing Act, a “global shift toward plant-centric food norms would help lower greenhouse gas emissions,” and DC Veg Restaurant Week “presents an opportunity to celebrate those small businesses that are showcasing plant-based fare and making it more accessible to residents throughout the District.”

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