Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Supports Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts with $805,000 Donation
SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Texas-based Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) donated $805,000 to the Houston Food Bank to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. From Thursday, August 31 through Monday, September 4, 20 percent of sales at all 53 Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Del Frisco’s Grille and Sullivan’s Steakhouse restaurants nationwide was collected and donated in support of the Houston community.
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“We are heartened by the amount of guests who came together to support the city of Houston,” said Norman J. Abdallah, CEO of Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group. “As a Texas-based company, this tragedy hits very close to home for us and our team was eager to take part in raising money to provide food and other essentials to assist those in need.”
To further support the city and those affected by the devastating hurricane and flooding, Abdallah traveled to Houston to present the donation and volunteer at the Houston Food Bank alongside Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group team members. He will also spend time with Houston Restaurant Weeks’ Founder Cleverly Stone as the annual Houston Restaurant Week campaign extends through September 30 in an effort to raise additional funds for the Houston Food Bank.
Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group is also aiding their own staff through the DFRG FEED Employee Support Fund, in which DFRG employees can make donations to support fellow employees affected by Hurricane Harvey. All employee donations were matched 100 percent by Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group from Thursday, August 31 through Tuesday, September 5.
About Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group
Based in Southlake, Texas, near Dallas, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc. is a collection of 53 restaurants across 23 states and Washington, D.C., including Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, and Del Frisco’s Grille. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak Houseserves up flawless cuisine that’s bold and delicious, an extensive award-winning wine list and a level of service that reminds guests that they’re the boss. Sullivan’s Steakhouse is a great neighborhood place for a big night out on the town – with outstanding food, hand-shaken martinis, an award winning wine list, and live entertainment all under one roof. Del Frisco’s Grille is modern, inviting, stylish and fun, taking the classic bar and grill to new heights, and drawing inspiration from bold flavors and market-fresh ingredients. For further information about our restaurants, to make reservations, or to purchase gift cards, please visit: www.DelFriscos.com, www.SullivansSteakhouse.com, and www.DelFriscosGrille.com. For more information about Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc., please visit www.DFRG.com.
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