The Rose Group, a leading franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar and Corner Baker Cafe, has been named Pennsylvania’s State Winner of the 2014 Restaurant Neighbor Awards by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). The Rose Group will be acknowledged at the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association’s (PRLA) Spring Meeting Dinner at the Nittany Lion Inn, State College on Monday, April 8th. The Restaurant Neighbor Awards honor restaurants in the field of outstanding community involvement and innovative community programs.
“We are truly privileged to have been selected for this award for the fifth time,” says Jeff Warden, CEO of The Rose Group. “Community service and neighborhood contributions are at the core of The Rose Group’s philosophy. We are very proud of our initiatives and it is an honor to be recognized for this work. We hope to continue on this path for years to come.”
The Rose Group partners with charities, civic groups, clubs, non-profit organizations and schools to provide support in a variety of ways. From pancake fundraisers and local contests to educational partnerships and softball tournaments, The Rose Group restaurants make positive contributions in their local neighborhoods each and everyday.
The Rose Group is one of five Pennsylvania state winners selected for the 2014 Restaurant Neighbor Award.