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McDonald's, Eva Mendes kickstart charity fundraising
23 Oct 20
The Hollywood actress also revealed why she joined the McHappy Day campaign.
Domino's Give for Good charity inks three-year partnership with Lifeline to expand digital services
13 Oct 20
The pizza chain’s ‘Feed the Knead’ programme is also available nationwide.
McDonald's names Eva Mendes as latest McHappy Day ambassador
28 Sep 20
She will host virtual meet and greets with families currently staying at the Ronald McDonald House.
Deliveroo to pay carbon offset for every delivery
10 Sep 20
90% of its 8,000 riders across the country undertake deliveries on motorised transport.
Piccolo Me supports Beirut blast victims with fundraising campaign
24 Aug 20
The chain aims to raise $10,000 in one week.
Oliver's food to go offering now in over 50 EG service stations
13 Aug 20
The brand aims to have its offering in at least 100 locations by the end of the year.
DoorDash partners with food charity FareShare to help feed workers
11 Aug 20
The platform will provide a free meal to someone in need for every food order made via the app or online until 20 August.
BP, David Jones to launch 21 food sites by end-2020
10 Aug 20
Two-thirds of these sites will be located in Sydney.
Guzman y Gomez surpasses $1bn in revenue since inception
10 Aug 20
The Mexican chain operates around 135 restaurants across markets.
Thai Rock restaurant in Potts Point closed for cleaning after staff member tests positive for COVID-19
27 Jul 20
Anyone who attended the outlet between 15 July and 25 July were told to get tested.
Grill'd deep cleans Highpoint store after staff member tests positive for COVID-19
22 Jun 20
Other store employees were also advised to self-isolate at home.
KFC, Yum! Brands Foundation donate $160,000 to Foodbank Australia
26 May 20
The move will provide over 320,000 meals.
Nando's partners with Foodbank to support vulnerable Aussies
21 May 20
The chain has been supporting frontline workers with a 50% discount.
Oliver's Real Food reopens 14 outlets
13 May 20
This is more than half of the chain’s store network.
Bondi Pizza launches at-home kits, online grocer
3 May 20
The chain has six locations across Sydney, four of which remain open.
Domino's looking to source local produce amidst coronavirus crisis
28 Apr 20
The chain previously launched a search for more delivery staff.
Roll'd tests food truck delivery service
27 Apr 20
The chain aims to have one truck per suburb.
DoorDash halves commission rates for local restaurants in Melbourne, Sydney
17 Apr 20
The platform touts itself as the first service in Australia to offer this.
McDonald's expands range of grocery staples
17 Apr 20
The chain previously expanded its list of outlets delivering via Menulog.
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Poked launches crowdfunding campaign to feed Melbourne frontliners
12 Apr 20
Every $5 they get is equivalent to one lunch bowl from the chain.
McDonald's now selling grocery staples via drive-thru, takeaway services
2 Apr 20
The fast food giant earlier introduced contactless service and contactless payment options.
Subway launches financial assistance programme for franchisees
30 Mar 20
It has also waived all marketing fees and will collect 50% of royalty fees.
Seagrass Boutique Hospitality Group shuts down select venues
27 Mar 20
The company said new directives related to social distancing and restaurant operations made trading “unworkable”.
KFC halts in-restaurant dining operations amidst COVID-19 outbreak
18 Mar 20
It will now only offer drive-thru, pickup and delivery.
McDonald's to cut plastic cutlery, eyes alternative straws
2 Mar 20
The sustainability move is expected to remove more than 860 tonnes of plastic from the chain's system.
Muffin Break donates over $65,000 for bushfire relief
10 Feb 20
More than 20,000 lamington products were sold in January.
KFC partners with NSW's insurance agency on anti-customer abuse programme
15 Jan 20
The initiative includes training employees in de-escalation techniques and improving retail environments.
Starbucks Corporation pledges US$100,000 to bushfire victims relief campaign
15 Jan 20
The chain’s Australian operator would also donate AU$1 from every coffee sold to the Australian Red Cross’ Disaster Relief and...
Muffin Break releases lamington-themed items
9 Jan 20
The bakery chain is donating up to $20,000 in support of rescue missions to save animals affected by the recent bushfires.
It's the most wonderful time of the year!
20 Dec 19
We're taking the time off!
Deliveroo to launch sustainability and social impact arm
18 Dec 19
The new team consists of eight people working together to actualise three United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals.
The Coffee Club announces fundraising for drought, bushfire victims
19 Nov 19
The coffee chain has pledged to donate 50 cents from every hot coffee sold on 20 November.
Zambrero smashes 450,000 meal target during annual Plate 4 Plate Day
28 Oct 19
The chain has now donated 34 million meals to date.
Chatime to phase out single-use plastic by 2020
24 Oct 19
The bubble tea chain is already selling reusable cups in all 125 locations.
Subway partners with Foodbank for third edition of World Sandwich Day
23 Oct 19
Last year’s event raised funds that supported more than 340,000 meals for Australian families in need.
Domino's partners with The Smith Family for annual Hackathon
15 Oct 19
40 graduates were selected to attend.
Deliveroo forms rider advisory panel
15 Oct 19
The ten-person panel intends to give riders “independent representation and a voice on safety issues”.
McDonald's names Katie Holmes as 2019 McHappy Day ambassador
5 Sep 19
The event aims to raise funds to help ill children.
Hog's pledges support for Fair Kitchens initiative
30 Aug 19
Fair Kitchens is a movement to help create positive, supportive cultures in restaurant kitchens across the globe.
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