New campaign spotlights COVID-19 response Eeforts and helps scale essential safety net for seniors
For Meals on Wheels America, the leadership organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger, COVID-19 required the need to quickly step up, fight and ultimately persevere. The network worked around the clock to restructure its normally high-touch service model to safely address the dramatic increase in demand – all in the name of protecting homebound seniors from the threat of the deadly pandemic. Through an outpouring of generosity to the Meals on Wheels COVID-19 Response Fund, the network delivered more than 19 million additional meals and served one million more seniors, along with the safety checks and social support needed to keep seniors safe at home; but the hard work continues.
Bringing a laidback California style to the spirits industry, INDOGGO® Gin is easy to mix, easy to drink and hard to forget
On the heels of a successful limited launch last Fall, Entertainment Icon and Hip-Hop legend Snoop Dogg has announced his INDOGGO® Gin is now available nationwide. INDOGGO®, crafted with a laid-back California style, is the ultimate remix of seven premium botanicals infused with all-natural strawberry flavor.
INDOGGO® was developed by the King of “Gin & Juice,” in partnership with Keenan Towns and Marc Weisberg, Co-Founders of Trusted Spirits, and in partnership with Prestige Beverage Group. Most recently, Emmy nominated actor, host and producer Terrence ‘J’ Jenkins joined the team as the company’s first creative director. Additionally, the gin has been recognized with a Double Gold for both Taste & Design from the 2020 Proof Awards.
Food Literacy: Bridging the Gap Between Nutritional Sciences and the Culinary Arts
Experts explore investing in a future of health by bridging the gap between research, education, diet and the culinary arts
The vision of the Ambition Nutrition Symposium is “To invest in a future of health by bridging the gap between research, education, diet and the culinary arts.” This year, culinary professionals, influential speakers, dietitians, researchers and chefs will come together for three days to examine important questions focusing on Food Literacy in theory and practice on May 12 to 14. Tickets go on sale at 12:00pm EST on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Early-bird pricing lasts until March 21st.
Celebrity chef, Tanya Holland, of Brown Sugar Kitchen, will inaugurate the pop-up series
Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort — an iconic beachside property nestled on 40-acres of lush, tropical gardens fronting Maui’s Wailea Beach — is pleased to launch its Culinary & Cocktail Collaborations pop-up series. The series provides guests with a range of programming from interactive masterclasses and virtual demos to exceptional dining experiences featuring highly renowned celebrity chefs, mixologists and restaurateurs. On February 19-21, 2021 the series begins with Celebrity Chef, TV Personality, and Author, Tanya Holland of famed Oakland haunt, Brown Sugar Kitchen. This news comes after local restrictions led the hotel to reschedule its first planned collaboration with lauded cocktail bar Employees Only from its original December 2020 date to this spring.
The BFI is back with an engaging consumer sweepstakes
The Butterfinger Investigators are back on a case, this time asking fans to help crack open a safe full of stolen crispety, crunchety, peanut-buttery Butterfinger® bars that need to be returned to their rightful owners. Investigators Hugh Dunnit and Ali Bynes are leading the “Crack the Safe” sweepstakes that features a $50,000 grand prize, thousands of instant win prizes and custom mini safes stocked with goodies and plenty of Butterfinger bars. Fans can help the BFI #CrackTheSafe and win big when they purchase two Butterfinger bars, snap the receipt and enter at www.ButterfingerCaseFiles.com.