Ricky’s Group of Family-Style Restaurants Running Back to School Promotion as a Way to Give Back
$1.00 from every item sold from the Ricky’s Wafflemania menu goes to Breakfast Club of Canada
September 17, 2018 // Franchising.com // BURNABY, B.C. - The Ricky’s Group of Family-style Restaurants, a Canadian company, is celebrating kids and back to school with a Wafflemania menu launching in September in time for back to school.
Five delicious waffle breakfasts will be featured from September 17 to November 11, with $1.00 from every item sold from the Wafflemania menu donated to Breakfast Club of Canada, an organization helping to feed 203,000 students in over 1,600 schools every morning.
The promotion will run in all Ricky’s All Day Grill restaurants, Ricky’s Country restaurants and Ricky’s Cafes across the country. The waffle breakfast items will be served every day of the promotion until 4:00 p.m. and range from eggs benny waffles to traditional chicken & waffles to a decadent caramel apple waffle.
“We agree with Breakfast Club of Canada that a good day starts with a good breakfast,” said Stacey Hansson, senior vice-president of Ricky’s Group of Family-style Restaurants. “That’s why we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate kids going back to school than by donating $1.00 per item sold from the Wafflemania menu to the Breakfast Club of Canada.” The restaurant chain has a long-standing relationship with the organization.
“Breakfast Club of Canada is grateful to the Ricky’s Group for raising awareness and funds for our cause. We believe Canada’s future lies within our next generation, and through their support we are able to reach more children across the country every school morning,” Benjamin Neumer, Senior Business Development Advisor, Western Canada Breakfast Club of Canada said.
Since 1994, Breakfast Club of Canada has been nourishing children’s pote
Ricky’s is all about families. Not only is there a terrific kids menu that features delicious and hearty options, there is also fun and exciting activities for kids of all ages featuring Panko the Pug. Check out our in-house match card game that the whole family can play, colouring activity booklets and a secret treasure chest where kids can pick out their own special prize.
“We are pleased to serve Ricky’s family favourites amid friendly surroundings to our hotel guests and the general public,” said Paul Boparai, the new Ricky’s franchisee. “We welcome folks who have dined before at a Ricky’s, as well as those unfamiliar with the restaurant chain, to give it a try. We guarantee they’ll find something they like on our extensive menu.”
“We are delighted to add Lac La Biche to our growing chain of family-style restaurants and know it will be a popular place for travelers and locales alike to gather,” said Stacey Hansson, senior vice president of Ricky’s Family-Style Restaurants.
The addition of Lac La Biche Inn increases the number of Ricky’s hotel locations to 20.