It's Take-Out Tuesday. Order Takeout Today for Your Chance to Win a Year's Worth of Takeout!
Today you have the opportunity to hit a foodie trifecta -- order takeout from a locally-owned restaurant today today and you'll 1. Enjoy a delicious, freshly and safely prepared meal;
2. Help a restaurant worker relief fund; and
3. Be entered to win a year of takeouts!! All for ordering lunch, and then posting on social media. Participate today in "The Great American Takeout"! See The Boro*'s LIST OF LOCAL RESTAURANTS OFFERING TAKEOUT The coronavirus pandemic has had a catastrophic impact on the restaurant industry, which employs more than 15 million Americans -- 10% our the workforce in America works in the hospitality business. More than automobile manufacturing, farming, and aerospace combined! The Great American Takeout, now in its third weekly installment, aims to aid the struggling restaurant community by encouraging Americans to support the restaurants they love by ordering pick-up or delivery meals.
As an added incentive to order takeout, Shift4 Payments will give $5,000 to be used at restaurants to one lucky diner who shares a photo of their meal on social media today.
To enter for a chance to win: • Order takeout or delivery on Tuesday, April 7 • Post a photo with the hashtags #TheGreatAmericanTakeout and #Shift4Sweepstakes • Tag @TheGATakeout (on Twitter) or @thegreatamericantakeout (on Instagram) Full sweepstakes terms and conditions are available here.
Additionally, Shift4 Payments and Tyson Foodservice will donate to the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund (RERF.US) based on social media posts supporting #TheGreatAmericanTakeout on April 7.
For every social post tagged with #TheGreatAmericanTakeout, Tyson Foodservice will make a $5 donation, up to $25,000, and Shift4Payments will make a $1 donation, up to $10,000, to the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund.
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation created RERF.US to support U.S. restaurant workers financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, and to provide aid to restaurant employees nationwide.
“As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to impact every aspect of our day-to-day lives, restaurants are being hit especially hard,” said Nate Hirshberg, Vice President of Marketing for Shift4 Payments. "Through our Shift4 Cares initiative, we’ve committed to raising over $200 million dollars for our restaurant customers. By partnering with The Great American Takeout, we hope to help restaurants of all sizes weather the storm.”
“We are proud to support restaurant operators by participating in #TheGreatAmericanTakeout to raise money for the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund,” said Johnny Hughes, SVP Tyson Foodservice Sales. “Each day we strive to develop unique and creative ways to support operators, and we commit to being by their side throughout this journey.”
The Great American Takeout is supported by a coalition of more than 400 restaurants nationwide, as well as partners like The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo, Veggie Grill, Ventura Foods, and PrizeLogic. The initiative has generated widespread buzz, reaching more than 117 million people nationwide.