News Bites: Easy Entertaining Fundraising for Breast Cancer, Roger Williams University Best College Dining, The Melting Pot Women and Whiskey

The Cafe at Easy Entertaining

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Easy Entertaining Fundraising for National Breast Cancer Month

Dine for a cause at The Café at Easy Entertaining during the month of October. This farm-to-fork catering collaborative fundraises for the National Breast Cancer Foundation out of their retail location each year and this year is more mouth watering than ever.

Easy Entertaining plans to donate 100 percent of their donut sales from the first 100 donuts sold each Friday directly to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. In addition, they will be donating 5 percent of their regular breakfast and lunch sales.

The Cafe at Easy Entertaining is located at 166 Valley Street, Building 10, in Providence. Head over to enjoy a locally sourced breakfast or lunch and treat yourself to their homemade donuts, sold only on Fridays, all to raise awareness and support the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

For more information on Easy Entertaining please e-mail Nik Delfino at Nik@EasyEntertainingRI.com or call him at 401-437-6090.

 


RWU Tops Another ‘Best College Dining’ List

Thrillist Names Roger Williams University One of 14 Top Rated Schools across the U.S. for Campus Dining

Popular food and lifestyle news site Thrillist has named Roger Williams University one of the “14 Best College Dining Halls in America” citing signature dishes and annual events such as the lobster and steak dinner and Thanksgiving feast for its ranking on the campus cuisine list.

Outside these hallmark menu items for which the University has become so well known, Thrillist also recognized RWU for its focus on healthy, creative culinary choices featuring local, sustainable ingredients from oysters to tautog chowder. For these delicious spreads in the RWU Dining Commons, the news site even suggests that parties outside the campus sneak their way in: “Consider pickpocketing a clueless freshman for their ID just so you can eat here.”

The national food ranking from Thrillist has garnered wide media attention for RWU’s dining program including The Huffington Post and local broadcast and radio outlets 630 WPRO-AM and ABC6, Providence. The “All Things Food and Drink” news site, The Daily Meal has also recently named RWU to its “75 Best Colleges for Food in America for 2014” list, for the second year in a row. Additionally, the dining program has been ranked in the country’s top 5 percent based on findings from a student satisfaction survey.

The campus dining program at Roger Williams is provided in conjunction with food service provider Bon Appétit Management and serves an average of 2,700 students and 25,000 meals a week using fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced from local farmers, artisans and vendors.

 

The Melting Pot Women and Whiskey


The Melting Pot Providence Women and Whiskey

The Melting Pot is celebrating women and the revival of whiskey! Whether you’re a woman or just a fan of women and whiskey, you’re sure to discover a whiskey cocktail from this limited-time menu that perfectly pairs with your favorite fondue.

Women and Whiskey is offered every Wednesday until November 19th! View the menu.

The Melting Pot in Providence is open:

  • Monday – Friday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Sunday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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