Friday, March 17, 2017

2017 Volunteer of the Year Finalists

Giving back to our communities is one of the fundamental pillars of our company culture. Many of our team members are active volunteers in their neighborhoods and we strive to recognize those who have gone above and beyond by generously giving their time and energy to support causes in their local communities.

From over 1,300 team member volunteers, we have narrowed it down to seven finalists for our annual Eat’n Park Hospitality Group Volunteer of the Year Award! Read on to learn about our 2017 finalists and keep an eye on our blog for the announcement of our winner in late April.

Jamie Bower – McKeesport
Jamie views her restaurant’s community outreach as playing a critical role in McKeesport. She specifically utilizes her restaurant’s Caring for Kids Campaign towards this effort. She ensures that her campaign brings community members together. Additionally, she participates in McKeesport’s annual parade and Christmas tree contest to increase awareness of Caring For Kids not just as an Eat’n Park fundraiser, but as a community asset. Jamie also supports the Volunteer Firefighters of McKeesport and rallies her fellow team members to contribute to various donation drives. She was nominated by her former General Manager Michelle Coyne.

Sydney Dixon – Moon Township
Despite Sydney’s busy schedule, her volunteer work is an integral part of her life. She is a full-time student, works two jobs (including serving at Eat’n Park), and is a very committed volunteer. In fact, she spent 160 hours volunteering in 2016. She is especially passionate about helping women who had been victims of abuse, and spends much of her time at the S.A.F.E. shelter in Clarion, PA. Sydney was nominated by her General Manager Michael Warrington.

Jackie Seltzer – Murrysville
Jackie finds joy in seeing others smile, which is why she invests significant time helping people in need. She has been on the team at our Murrysville location for only a year and has already won over guests with her servant spirit. Her volunteer work is extensive, but most notably she volunteers with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Irwin Food Pantry, and the Westmoreland County Food Bank. She also sparked the involvement of her entire high school with her goal to collect more than 1,000 sweaters for the Mister Roger’s Neighborhood Sweater Drive this past November. Jackie was nominated by Raeann Allen, assistant manager.

Douglas Naylor – Wheeling
Douglas has a huge heart and a selfless spirit according to his fellow team members. He coordinates his restaurant’s Caring for Kids campaign and regularly volunteers at various charity runs and United Way projects throughout the year. Most of his time is dedicated to serving the hungry at the Wheeling Soup Kitchen. Douglas was nominated by assistant manager Laquan Edwards.

William “Bill” Emerick – Altoona
Bill is passionate about giving back, as evidenced by the 625 hours he spent volunteering last year. He is very rooted in his local community center, the Joshua House. Here, Bill cooks and bakes for the various programs hosted by the center – he donates not only his time, but also all of the necessary supplies. He even hopes to one day open his own café within the community center so that there is a dedicated space for gathering around food. His fellow team members at Eat’n Park also benefit from his passion for baking – Bill bakes treats every Friday to share with the team. Bill was nominated by manager Jennifer Nicolai.

Brettney Duck – Squirrel Hill
Brettney is described as an “amazing and compassionate human that puts the needs of others before her own.”  Within her community, she noticed a lack of supportive services for girls who had outgrown the foster care system. In response, Brettney started her own non-profit, G.O. Girls, with a vision to empower young women to achieve a successful adulthood. She also works a second job and actively volunteers at her church. She was nominated by her General Manager Michelle Coyne.

Mary Vallorani – Kennametal
Mary is a long-time team member and is currently the Executive Chef at Kennametal. She gives generously of her time, both at work and through volunteering. She is “highly respected by her team, client, and community.” Mary is consistently quick to sign-up for ENPHG hosted volunteer opportunities throughout the year, but her true passion project is the Fisher House, a home for Veterans and their families. There she volunteers countless hours and enjoys cooking meals for the residents. Mary was nominated by her District Manager Chris Fitz.


Thursday, March 9, 2017

Free Slice of Pie Coupon!

Have you heard the great news? Pie-A-Palooza is back! For a limited time, you can enjoy a slice of pie (any flavor) for only $2. To make this deal even sweeter, here’s a new coupon for a free slice of pie on us! Coupon valid Thursday, March 9 - Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day With Sweet Treats!

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and we’re celebrating by going green! Read on to learn how you can enjoy the big green day with some of our favorite menu features!

St. Paddy's Shake
We have some great news… our St. Paddy’s Shake is back! Featuring three scoops of premium vanilla ice cream infused with a cool blast of mint and some whipped cream, you can enjoy one today for only 3.99.

Pistachio Crème Pie
This colorful dessert is the perfect way to start or end your meal. For just $2 a slice, green has never looked so good!

Shamrock Smiley Cookies
Share the luck o’ the smile-ish with our Shamrock Smiley Cookies! They’re only $6.99 a dozen and are perfect for sharing with your favorite Irish lass or laddie.

Send Smiles from
Send some smiles to your friends at the end of the rainbow from! From a Pot of Gold filled with 24 Gold Mini Smiley Irish Cookies to a bulk case of 50 individually wrapped Shamrock Smiley Cookies, these sweet treats are sure to bring a smile to every Leprechaun’s face!

Plus, order now and use the coupon code “LUCKY” at checkout to receive free shipping on all St. Patrick’s themed order over $25! (Offer expires at midnight on Tuesday, March 14, 2017).


Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Celebrating Frank’s 103rd Birthday

What an exciting week last week at our Steubenville Eat’n Park where we helped Frank (or "Pap" as we like to call him) celebrate his 103rd birthday! Pap visits us five times a week and celebrated his big day with his daughter, son-in-law, and our lemon meringue pie.

Carla & Pap

Pap and our Steubenville team members
Happy Birthday, Pap – you always make us smile!


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Keep Calm & Smile On Merchandise

When you find yourself in times of trouble, here are a few words of advice: Keep Calm and Smile On! Read on to learn about our newest Smiley merchandise.

Whether you’re a coffee person, a tea person, or someone who likes to drink orange juice from something other than a glass, our new Keep Calm and Smile On mugs will help you start your day on the right side of the bed! Choose from traditional ceramic for only 6.99 or take it on the go with our travel style for 8.99.

With warmer weather on the way, it’s time to add some color to your closet with our new Keep Calm and Smile On T-shirts. Available in blue, red, and green, these soft shirts are guaranteed to up your smile style! Pick one up today for only 9.99!

Keep Calm & Smile On t-shirts are available at the following locations:
  • Airport 
  • Austintown, OH
  • Avalon
  • Banksville 
  • Belle Vernon 
  • Butler (Clearview Mall) 
  • Center Township 
  • Chapel Hill, OH
  • Clarion
  • Clarksburg, WV
  • Cranberry
  • DuBois 
  • Fox Chapel (Waterworks)
  • Franklin Park 
  • Greensburg 
  • Grove City 
  • Hermitage
  • Indiana 
  • Latrobe 
  • Library Road 
  • McKnight (Northbound)
  • Monongahela 
  • Monroeville
  • North Huntingdon 
  • Peters Township 
  • Robinson 
  • Sewickley 
  • Shaler 
  • South Hills Village 
  • St. Clairsville,OH
  • Uniontown 
  • Warren, OH
  • Washington 
  • Waterfront 
  • Whitehall 


Monday, February 20, 2017

Pie-A-Palooza is back!

We like pie. Yes, we do. We like pie. How about you? If you’re a pie enthusiast like ourselves, we have great news for you: Pie-A-Palooza is back! For a limited time*, you can enjoy $2 slices of pie morning, noon, and night!

Choose from Oreo Crème, Apple, Lemon Meringue, and more! Our pies are baked fresh daily, so make sure to ask your server which pies are available today. Go ahead and have a slice, or two!

Life is sweet. Eat pie!

*Promotional price available through April 23, 2017.


New Salad Bar Dinner Deals Lineup

We enjoy mixing things up every now and then, including our lineup for our Salad Bar Dinner Deals! Available from 4-9pm, enjoy any of the following delicious dinners along with our endless Soup, Salad & Fruit Bar for only 10.99!

Whale of a Cod Fish Sandwich

An Eat’n Park legend! This dish features our HUGE cod fillet that’s hand-breaded with panko breadcrumbs, fried to a golden brown, and served on our fresh-baked hoagie roll. Our Whale of a Cod is kind of a big deal and is served with our endless Soup, Salad & Fruit Bar.

Nantucket Cod

One of our all-time guest favorites! Our Nantucket Cod features oven-baked cod that is stuffed with our homemade blend of crabmeat, shrimp, spinach, onions, cheddar cheese, and cracker crumbs. It’s served with your choice of one side, bakery-fresh rolls, and our Soup, Salad & Fruit Bar!

Lemon Sole

For those looking to eat smart, this light dinner is for you! You’ll enjoy a flaky sole fillet lightly crusted with Parmesan breadcrumbs and drizzled with butter and fresh-squeezed lemon. It’s served with your choice of one side, bakery fresh rolls, and our Soup, Salad & Fruit Bar.

Herb-Crusted Chicken

Not interested in nautical fare? This dish features a tender boneless chicken breast coated with Parmesan breadcrumbs and baked to a golden brown. We serve it with your choice of one side, bakery-fresh rolls and our Soup, Salad & Fruit Bar.

Zucchini Lasagna

A returning Italian favorite to our menu! This selection includes hand-breaded fresh zucchini layered with locally made sliced ricotta cheese (from Emerald Valley Artisans, Washington County, PA) and marinara sauce. We top it with mozzarella and Asiago cheese and serve it with garlic toast and our Soup, Salad & Fruit Bar.


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