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Finding a Home at Olive Garden

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When Ian Nason thinks about adversity, he doesn’t view it in a traditional sense – an unfortunate event or circumstance – rather, he has a higher opinion of it. That positive outlook has helped him overcome the odds with hope and achieve much personal and professional success.

In August 2015, Ian was named a Director of Operations for Olive Garden. That promotion was a far cry from where he started his life’s journey. 

“Citi Call-Ups” Will Bring One Local New York Restaurant up to the Big Leagues to Dish Out Cuisine at Citi Field

Fan Voting to Determine Restaurant Taking Over a Citi Field Concession Starting Friday, June 26th
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NEW YORK, May 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Citi announced today the launch of the Citi Call-Ups program, which will present a local New York restaurant with the opportunity to showcase its cuisine at Citi Field during the second half of the 2015 New York Mets season. Now in the initiative’s second season, Citi has nominated four independently-owned local neighborhood restaurants to be voted on by fans – with the winning business to be featured alongside some of New York’s premier culinary all-stars.

Wheelabrator Proudly Sponsors Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31

Groundbreaking Research Journey Enables Middle School Students to “Connect to the Oceans”
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HAMPTON, N.H., June 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ — With the support of sponsor Wheelabrator Technologies, third-generation ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau today launched Mission 31, a 31-day long research mission in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary aboard Aquarius, the only underwater marine habitat and lab in the world. The partnership is part of Cousteau’s participation in the 20th annual Wheelabrator Symposium for Environment and Education, the company’s annual youth eco-summit, at which Cousteau shared his plans for the pioneering dive.

#DardenDigest: Can a Restaurant Company Eliminate Food Waste?

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Darden has an ambitious goal of one day sending zero waste to landfills. From cooking oils to cardboard to other materials, we are striving to find solutions to divert various waste streams coming from our restaurants away from landfills through recycling efforts. As a restaurant company, we have a unique challenge with food waste and are always exploring ways to reduce or recycle it.

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Join Pizza Hut® In Helping To Move Millions From Hunger To Hope With Annual World Hunger Relief Effort

Join Pizza Hut® In Helping To Move Millions From Hunger To Hope With Annual World Hunger Relief Effort
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PLANO, Texas, Sept. 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- According to the United Nations, nearly one billion people are going hungry worldwide and one in eight people go to bed hungry every night.

Q Water: Rethink Fresh

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Still or Sparkling, Q Water takes a local approach to water. Their unique four stage filtration system uses a municipal water source. In addition to protecting the environment they provide a high quality alternative to the international still and sparkling bottled water choices made available to consumers today. A running count on their website shows over 10,513,927 decanters filled and bottles saved and that number just keeps on going up with over 250 restaurants on board across Canada. 

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Still or Sparkling, Q Water takes a local approach to water. Their unique four stage filtration system uses a municipal water source. In addition to protecting the environment they provide a high quality alternative to the international still and sparkling bottled water choices made available to consumers today. A running count on their website shows over 10,513,927 decanters filled and bottles saved and that number just keeps on going up with over 250 restaurants on board across Canada. 

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FishChoice.com - new tool for restaurants and retailers to increase sales of sustainable seafood

No More Fishing for Solutions: Commercial Seafood Buyers Reel in Sustainable Sources from an Unlikely Fishing Ground—The Internet.
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FishChoice is a non-profit, free service started by a former chef to connect producers of sustainable seafood products with both restaurant and retail buyers who would like to offer more sustainable seafood choices to their customers. FishChoice collaborates with six respected environmental organizations to set the criteria for sustainability and to provide buyers with the most current information about the most sustainable seafood species, regions, fishing methods, and farm types. By using FishChoice, restaurants and retailers can increase their sales of sustainable seafood products, satisfy customers who want more sustainable seafood, and do their part to ensure a steady supply of seafood into the future.

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FishChoice is a non-profit, free service started by a former chef to connect producers of sustainable seafood products with both restaurant and retail buyers who would like to offer more sustainable seafood choices to their customers. FishChoice collaborates with six respected environmental organizations to set the criteria for sustainability and to provide buyers with the most current information about the most sustainable seafood species, regions, fishing methods, and farm types. By using FishChoice, restaurants and retailers can increase their sales of sustainable seafood products, satisfy customers who want more sustainable seafood, and do their part to ensure a steady supply of seafood into the future.

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