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2018 Dining Out For Life® Participating Restaurant Agreement

Thank you for your interest in participating as a Dining Out For Life restaurant. Please review the agreement as stated below and fill out the application on the right sidebar.

As a Dining Out For Life restaurant I agree to:

  • Donate the chosen percentage of total gross food and beverage sales of all patrons during Dining Out For Life® on Thursday, April 26, 2018.
  • Allow The Aliveness Project to use this restaurant’s name in materials promoting Dining Out For Life®.
  • Promote Dining Out For Life® by displaying and/or distributing event materials a minimum of three (2-3) weeks before the event.
  • Inform wait staff, managers, and other restaurant personnel about Dining Out For Life® so they can promote the event to diners and answer basic event questions. (restaurant training available by request or attend our restaurant training session- date TBD)
  • Permit The Aliveness Project to place a volunteer “Ambassador,” or provide your own, in your restaurant during meals on Dining Out for Life® day. We will strive to provide an Ambassador at your busiest participating meal if you are participating at the Platinum or Gold levels. (It is up to the discretion of The Aliveness Project, with your cooperation, to place ambassadors in your restaurant on Dining Out for Life day. We will attempt to provide an ambassador during your busiest participating meal selected based upon availability. All selections will be assigned by Platinum dinner first, then lunch. Followed by Gold dinner, then lunch. A breakfast ambassador can be selected if it is your primary, busiest meal).
  • Send or deliver a check for the total contribution payable to The Aliveness Project no later than May 14, 2018.
  • THE ALIVENESS PROJECT WILL:

  • Produce, utilize and distribute attractive, high-quality promotional materials including posters, bill inserts, and dining guides.
  • Orchestrate a publicity campaign to promote Dining Out For Life® via local radio, TV and print media.
  • Mail a Dining Out For Life® dining guide (flyer) with a complete list of participating restaurant names and telephone numbers to thousands of supporters and potential diners.
  • Provide a website and print referral list of participating restaurants for diners.
  • Provide periodic updates on Dining Out For Life® during the campaign (e.g. personal emails, email blasts, social media postings, etc.)
  • Welcome Aboard!

    Agrees to contribute a minimum of the percentage selected below of total gross food and beverage sales of all patrons. during Dining Out For Life® on Thursday, April 28, 2018 and Your Restaurant Name listed here is how you wish for it to be published.
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    (for our information in marketing your restaurant)

    Dining Out For Life® Participating Restaurant Information

    SECTION 1 - RESTAURANT CONTACT INFORMATION: This information will be used to promote your restaurant.

    (AS YOU WISH FOR IT TO BE PUBLISHED)
    (FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES)
    (e.g. Casual, Fine, Family, Specialty)

    Thursday April 26 2018 Restaurant Hours of Operations:
    If multiple meals, include start to finish of combined meals

    Host an Ambassador Training: Host an ambassador training providing appetizers and/or drinks for 20 to 40 people.  Ambassador trainings last ~2 hours and will take place in April. * The Aliveness Project will provide a separate receipt for any in-kind donations during Dining Out For Life®.  
    (what is your current online presence)

    SECTION 2 - PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS:

    Please estimate quantities of each of the following materials you need to successfully promote Dining Out For Life® in April. Materials will be delivered to your restaurant about 2-3 weeks prior to the event. Using them will help to ensure success at your restaurant on Dining Out For Life® day, on April 26, 2018. All are full color and high quality.

    Participating Restaurant (12” x 18”)
    “Bill Inserts” (4”x8”)
    Dining Guides(full list of restaurants)

    SECTION 3 - VOLUNTEER AMBASSADOR:

    Volunteer ambassadors are vitally important in promoting your restaurant’s participation on the day of the event. Ambassadors will help drive sales by inviting their friends and family to dine at your restaurant. They will also approach tables to thank guests, share information, answer questions and encourage personal donations and prize drawing entry..

    Please select if you would like to request an Ambassador for your corresponding busiest participating meal(s):

    Ambassador Referral:

    If you know someone close to the restaurant (an employee, friend, family member or even a regular customer) who would be willing to volunteer as your Ambassador, please indicate their contact information here::

    It is up to the discretion of The Aliveness Project, with your cooperation, to place ambassadors in your restaurant on Dining Out For Life® day. We will attempt to provide an Ambassador during your busiest meal selected based on availability. All selections will be assigned by Platinum dinner first, then lunch. Followed by Gold dinner, then lunch. A breakfast Ambassador can be selected if it is your primary, busiest meal.

    Restaurant Referral

    If you know of another restaurant that might be interested in participating, please indicate their contact information here:

    SECTION 4 - ADDITIONAL PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES (OPTIONAL) Please select one or more of the following if you are interested in being considered for our exceptional marketing opportunities.  

    Broadcast Promotional Events: Provide restaurant gift certificates to be distributed through media promotions. Participating restaurants must provide at least five separate gift certificates.  PLATINUM RESTAURANTS ONLY.
    Food Service Promotional Events: Be available to supply food to TV, radio or other media locations through on-site promotions or live remotes.  PLATINUM RESTAURANTS ONLY.

    THANK YOU for your participation



     

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