From Katrina to Harvey, Pinot’s Palette founders stay focused on the future

It was deja vu all over again.

At least that’s how Hurricane Harvey felt to Craig Ceccanti and Charles Willis. They are co-founders of Pinot’s Palette, one of the largest chains of paint-and-sip studios across North America that just so happens to be headquartered in Houston. [Read more…]

PR for a Cause

Business success goes hand in hand with solid community relations. That’s especially true for restaurants that forge a strong connection with the guests they serve. And sometimes nothing says “thank you” better than giving back in a time of need.

Pei Wei, one of the fastest-growing Asian inspired restaurant chains in America, set the perfect example when historic floods washed across the State of Texas this year. Traditionally, restaurants look at bad weather internally as an obstacle that hurts revenues. But in a hallmark campaign, the Pei Wei restaurants across Dallas/Fort Worth stepped up to “Pei It Forward” in a fundraising campaign benefitting The Salvation Army’s Texas Flood Relief Fund.

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