The Habit Burger Grill Donates 100% Of Contributions Collected Through Uber Eats To No Kid Hungry
July 09, 2020 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, CA - The Habit Burger Grill, the California-based restaurant company renowned for its award-winning Charburgers, signature sandwiches, and hand-cut salads, is proud to announce they are redirecting 100% of donations made through Uber Eats to their long-standing foundation partner No Kid Hungry.
Uber recently launched the in-app donation option to serve as a place for customers to contribute and support their favorite restaurants who may have been affected by the pandemic. The Habit Burger Grill was overwhelmed by their customers’ support and honored that they had received so many donations. While the pandemic impacted The Habit’s business, they have chosen to disperse their funds to continue to give back to the community during this time. Currently, The Habit Burger Grill and their participating Las Vegas and Seattle market franchise partners, have received over $15,000 and will commit to donating all additional funds received.
Iwona Alter, Chief Brand Officer, of Habit Restaurants, LLC states, “We are humbled by the response and support from our loyal customers. This has been a trying time for many businesses and restaurants and it means the world to receive these donations. Since The Habit has always been focused on supporting our communities, we decided to redirect these funds to help fight childhood hunger with our long-standing foundation partner No Kid Hungry.”
The announcement comes on the heels of The Habit Burger Grill’s recent innovations amidst COVID-19 including several modes of contactless service and providing over 25,000 complimentary meals to front line workers throughout Southern California with their fleet of food trucks.
About The Habit Restaurants, Inc.
The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast-casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and handcrafted sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade ahi tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and Malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969 and was recently named in Thrillist’s list of “Underrated Burger Chains that Need to be in Every State!” The Habit has since grown to over 265 restaurants in 13 states throughout Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, and Washington as well as seven international locations.
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