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Dine Out for Education on April 14

dofe It’s perhaps the easiest—and most delicious—way to support education. The Knox County Schools’ 12th annual Dine Out for Education will take place on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. That day, about 35 area restaurants with more than 70 locations will donate 10 percent of their proceeds from the day to the Knox County Schools. Participating restaurants will display the “Dine Out for Education” logo.
 
To date, Dine Out for Education participating restaurants, many with multiple locations, include the following:
 
Aubrey's
Back Yard Burgers
Bojangles'
Brixx Wood-Fried Pizza
Brown Bag
Cafe 4
Chandler's Deli
Coolato Gelato
El Chico
Gondolier Restaurant
Jason's Deli
Jersey Mikes Subs
Jet's Pizza
Kitts Cafe
Litton's Market and Restaurant
The Lunchbox
Mahogany's at Crowne Plaza
Marco's Pizza
McAlister's Deli
Mooyah
Peerless Restaurant
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
Pizza Hoss
Pizza Inn
Salsarita's Fresh Cantina
Savory and Sweet Food Truck
Shoney's of Knoxville
Shono's Japanese Grill
Snappy Tomato Pizza
Stir Fry Cafe
Texas Roadhouse
Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse
Ye Olde Steak House
 
NEW THIS YEAR: Mobile Food Vendor: For the first time in the 12-year history of Dine Out for Education, a mobile food vendor will participate. Savory & Sweet food truck will be located at Ijams Nature Center on April 14 to participate in Dine Out for Education. For a complete list of participating restaurants and locations, click here.

In celebration of Dine Out for Education, Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of the Knox County Schools, along with elected officials, will enjoy breakfast at Café 4 (4 Market Square) at 7:45 a.m. on April 14. No business will be discussed, and officials will pay for their own meals. Also, the Knox County Board of Education and McIntyre will enjoy lunch at Aubrey’s (6005 Brookvale Lane @ Landmark Center) at 11:30 a.m. on April 14. Business may be discussed, and officials will pay for their own meals.

Proceeds from Dine Out for Education support Partners in Education programs, such as the annual Knox County Schools Career Day, Teacher Supply Depot, Clothing Center, Schooled for Success, Barney Thompson Scholarships and teacher recognition programs. Partners in Education connects schools throughout Knox County with nearly 600 contributing organizations, businesses, civic clubs, churches, government agencies and individuals who want to make a difference in schools with their time, talent and resources. For more information, call 865-594-1909.

Please note that two or more members of the Board of Education may be present.