The Latest CRAVE News & Events

July CRAVE Cares Partner: Starkey Hearing Foundation

Starkey Foundation

“The gift of hearing opens up a whole new world of opportunity.” Starkey Hearing Foundation travels the globe delivering the gift of hearing to thousands of people each year who would otherwise live in the isolation of a silent world. Its mission, “So the World May Hear,” is about bringing understanding between people through caring and…

10 Recipes Sure To Make A Bang On July 4th

American Pie

They’re bursting with flavor! Firework puns because…America. Summer Berry Sangria from The Kitchn Start off the 4th by serving up this summery and U-S-Amazing drink decked out in red and blue. With the tartness of the berries mixed with the sweet sangria, this patriotic take on a summertime classic is sure to get the party going!…

12 Perfect Summer Date Ideas

Date Night

Mix-and-match these ideas for a full day of summery activities! Foodies, outdoorsy couples, those of us who need a little entertainment and excitement…look no further. This list is packed with local, fun-filled, and relatively inexpensive options for any type of date you CRAVE.   For the Foodies 1. Beer/Wine Tours & Festivals Feel like a local…

Small Plate Craze Hits CRAVE

Risotto Balls

Starters, snacks, small plates…these small bites are becoming big hits. Inspired by “tapas”, the Spanish style of dining consisting of smaller-portioned snack dishes, the small plates trend is making a huge impact on restaurants everywhere.  While it it may seem as though small plates have just become mainstream, the trend has actually taken off over…

New “Theater Night Out” Menu at CRAVE Minneapolis!

New “Theater Night Out” Menu at CRAVE Minneapolis!

Make your night special with dinner and a show! It’s no secret Minneapolis is known for its thriving theatre community. With an endless array of concerts and performances, the heart of Downtown Minneapolis is bustling with events any day of the week! Mere steps away from a handful of theatres, our Downtown location is proud…

CRAVE Cincinnati and Bengals Kick Hunger

CRAVE with the Bengals

#KickHunger Getting bites from Bengals never sounded so good! The Cincinnati Bengals’ 13th Annual Taste of the NFL event raised around $130,000, equating to 390,000 meals for families in need. Cincinnati is celebrated as one of the NFL event’s most successful organizations, generating over 3 million meals for the hungry. CRAVE Cincinnati was proud to be a part…

CRAVE Summerlin Serves Up Fun at Summer Screen

Summerlin Movie

Summerlin: Are you CRAVE-ing something fun to do on Thursdays? Nobody does summer like Summerlin – we’ve got outdoor movies under the stars! Downtown Summerlin is proud to bring you its Summer Screen movie series. Enjoy free family-friendly movies and activities every Thursday evening through August 27th. Bring your blankets and chairs, and be sure…

Father’s Day Breakfast Ideas Fit for a King

Mancakes

Put down the cereal box, forget the toaster waffles, and start Father’s Day with these tasty treats!   MANmosa I.e. a man-mimosa! Start Father’s Day off with this manly adaptation to the beloved brunch beverage. Who says you can’t be manly while sipping on a refreshingly sweet-and-bubbly drink? It’s YOUR day, Dad! There are A LOT…

BOGO Beer & Baseball at CRAVE Minneapolis

BOGO Beer & Baseball at CRAVE Minneapolis

Take me out to the ball game…and buy a tap beer to get one FREE!

Help Fight Hunger at Las Vegas Restaurant Week

Help Fight Hunger at Las Vegas Restaurant Week

Join CRAVE Summerlin as we celebrate nine years of dining out for a cause! During Three Square Food Bank’s Las Vegas Restaurant Week (June 15th – 26th), you can make reservations at award-winning restaurants and local eateries you’ve always wanted to try, and your meal could provide up to 18 meals to hungry people in the community! If…

CRAVE Cincinnati Is “Wild About Wine”

CRAVE Cincinnati Is “Wild About Wine”

CRAVE Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden are at it again! Cincinnati’s favorite dynamic-duo teamed up for the Zoo’s Wild About Wine event. If you missed this one, have no fear! Wild About Wine is part of a series whose next “un-corking” takes place on Thursday, September 3rd! Wild About Wine guests enjoy…

CRAVE Omaha Seeing Stars at Midtown Crossing’s Movie Night

Monday Movie Night

Skip the theater and watch your family-favorites under the stars! It’s summer time, and things are heating up for CRAVE Omaha at Midtown Crossing’s “Monday Night at the Movies”. Beginning at sunset every Monday through July 27th at Turner Park, this magical movie experience provides over 4,000 families each week with free popcorn, cotton candy,…

CRAVE Celebrates Fall Opening at Girls Night Out

  CRAVE had a blast at last night’s Girls’ Night Out event held at Woodbury Lakes Mall in Woodbury, MN! The event, which provided attendees with goodie bags, small bites and treats courtesy of CRAVE Catering, tickets to win a shopping spree, and other giveaways, donated all $10 entrance fees to the Christian Cupboard Emergency…

Zoo La La Guests Go Wild for CRAVE Cincinnati

Zoo La La Guests Go Wild for CRAVE Cincinnati

CRAVE Cincinnati recently served as a participating restaurant at Zoo La La, an event held at The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and hosted by the Zoo’s Ambassador Council. Named the “wildest party for a purpose”, Zoo La La is a fun adults’ night out that provides event guests with live entertainment, raffles of special…

CRAVE Austin Offers MORE Great Happy Hour Specials

CRAVE Austin Offers MORE Great Happy Hour Specials
In addition to CRAVE Restaurant in Austin’s excellent happy hour drinks and snacks starting at just $4, the restaurant will now offer 11 tasty happy hour entree specials under $15!

Happy Hour is available Monday-Friday 4pm-7pm, Friday-Saturday 9pm-11pm, Saturday 11am-4pm, and all day Sunday.

 

CRAVE Bethesda Executive Sous Chef Manny Rodriguez Wins Embassy Chef Challenge

CRAVE Bethesda Executive Sous Chef Manny Rodriguez Wins Embassy Chef Challenge
Executive Sous Chef at CRAVE Restaurant in Bethesda, Maryland, Manuel “Manny” Rodriguez, recently won the judges’ choice and people’s choice at the Embassy Chef Challenge on May 20, 2015 representing the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Washington, D.C. The 7th annual Embassy Chef Challenge to benefit Cultural Tourism DC  gives the public access to one of DC’s best-kept secrets: world-class embassy chefs. A dozen embassy chefs presents small plates showcasing their country’s signature delicacies and battle in DC’s Premier International Culinary Competition.

CRAVE Coral Gables Offers $5- $8 Sushi Specials!

CRAVE Coral Gables Offers $5- $8 Sushi Specials!
Our guests asked and we listened! CRAVE Restaurant in Coral Gables is excited to offer a special sushi menu every Sunday after 4pm and all day every Monday- Wednesday! The menu features over a dozen rolls for just $5- $8!

CRAVE Omaha Supports Junior League of Omaha’s High Heel Dash

CRAVE Omaha Supports Junior League of Omaha’s High Heel Dash

CRAVE Omaha recently had a blast sponsoring the fifth annual Junior League of Omaha’s High Heel Dash at Midtown Crossing. Participants raised pledges and gathered in team costumes outside CRAVE sporting their favorite pair of heels. Teams were divided into four divisions: Women, Men, Boomers & Beyond, and four-person relay and dashed 50 yards in heels in support of a great…

FREE Draft Beer at CRAVE Mall of America

FREE Draft Beer at CRAVE Mall of America

From Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24 we’re giving you a free tap beer with any purchase!* You read that right. FREE! Our guests asked for more brews and we listened! CRAVE at the Mall of America is excited to offer an enhanced variety of tap beers again. The recent installation of the twelve-tap line includes a…

CRAVE West End Features All New Weekend Breakfast Menu

CRAVE West End Features All New Weekend Breakfast Menu

Guests at CRAVE in the Shops at West End in St. Louis Park, Minnesota have been asking for a weekend breakfast with kid and adult favorites. Our talented culinary team stepped up to the challenge and has developed a new breakfast menu with something for everyone! The menu includes indulgent sweets like scratch-made pancakes and stuffed french toast as well as savory omelets and eggs Benedict varieties. Portions are plentiful; after all, breakfast is the most important meal of the day!

April CRAVE Cares Partner: In The Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre

April CRAVE Cares Partner: In The Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre’s (HOBT) mission to bring people together for the common good through the power of puppet and mask performance. HOBT uses water, flour, newspaper, paint and unlimited imagination to tell stories that explore the struggles and celebrations of human existence. Drawing inspiration from the world’s traditions of…

CRAVE Partners with Round It Up America

CRAVE Partners with Round It Up America

In celebration of our 5 year anniversary of the CRAVE Cares program we are excited to announce our partnership with Round It Up America.  Round It Up America provides the platform for guests to donate change by easily  “rounding up” their check.

CRAVE Restaurant in Downtown Summerlin Participates in Kid’s Kitchen

CRAVE Restaurant in Downtown Summerlin Participates in Kid’s Kitchen
CRAVE Restaurant in Downtown Summerlin recently participated in Downtown Summerlin’s Easter Chef’s Stage and Kid’s Kitchen event. Chef Jason and Chef Hiro had a blast teaching the Summerlin community to make a tasty sushi-inspired treat!

CRAVE Downtown Minneapolis Interactive Wine Dinner

CRAVE Downtown Minneapolis Interactive Wine Dinner
Enjoy an intimate dinner featuring a four course pairing form the new Spring menu. The interactive dinner is lead by Chef Gerard Klass and Gary Krause, Michael David Winery expert. Krause will feature four different Michael David collections including exclusive wines not sold anywhere else. All inclusive ticket are $70 per person. The event is Sunday, April 19th at 6:00PM at the CRAVE Downtown Minneapolis location.

Enjoy an Evening With Bob Paff hosted at CRAVE Restaurant Bethesda

Enjoy an Evening With Bob Paff hosted at CRAVE Restaurant Bethesda

Join us at CRAVE in the Westfield Montgomery Mall and meet, mingle, listen, and engage with Communications Expert Bob Paff as he speaks on his best selling book Communicating To Win: In Life, Love, and Business.

CRAVE Minneapolis Participates in Polar Plunge

CRAVE Minneapolis Participates in Polar Plunge

Dressed in crisp Chef coats, 17 of the bravest CRAVE employees took a dip into frozen Lake Calhoun this weekend in support of our February CRAVE Cares partner, Special Olympics Minnesota. Each year, the Polar Plunge challenges thousands of jumpers at numerous locations across Minnesota to jump into one of Minnesota’s frozen lakes. All funds raised go towards programming and events for more than 8,100 athletes statewide.

INSTAGRAM Giveaway! WIN a $50 CRAVE Gift Certificate + a WOODCHUCK USA Gift Set!

INSTAGRAM Giveaway! WIN a $50 CRAVE Gift Certificate + a WOODCHUCK USA Gift Set!

We’re partnering with WOODCHUCK USA this Valentine’s Day to giveaway two great Valentine’s gift packages! Two lucky winners will win the WOODCHUCK Real Wood Rose & Flask Gift Set and a $50 CRAVE gift certificate to treat your special someone to dinner! Your WOODCHUCK USA gift set comes with a flask and a rose, handcrafted from our FSC…

WIN Valentine’s Dinner in the Wine Cave at CRAVE Mall of America!

WIN Valentine’s Dinner in the Wine Cave at CRAVE Mall of America!

CRAVE Restaurant at the Mall of America is giving you the chance to win dinner in the intimate wine cave this Valentine’s Day! Plus, three lucky wine cave winners who opt to order our special four course prix fixe menu receive a free bottle of Veuve Clicquot!

Impress Your Sweetheart with a Four Course Valentine’s Day Dinner at CRAVE!

Impress Your Sweetheart with a Four Course Valentine’s Day Dinner at CRAVE!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Impress your sweetheart with a four course Valentine’s Day Dinner at CRAVE for $89 per couple.  Plus, with over 100 red and white wines to choose from, we’ll recommend a pairing for every palate.  Additionally, a limited menu featuring a variety of Chef’s favorites and the full sushi menu is…

CRAVE Bethesda Participates in Operation Warm Winter

CRAVE Bethesda Participates in Operation Warm Winter

Since we opened the tenth CRAVE location in the Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, MD, we’ve been welcomed into the Bethesda community with open arms. We’re beyond excited to continue to become involved in the community outside our four walls.

Let CRAVE Catering Impress Your Super Bowl Guests!

Let CRAVE Catering Impress Your Super Bowl Guests!

Will you be cheering for the Seahawks or the Patriots? Maybe you’re tuning in to catch the commercials rather than the game? Or is it Katy Perry’s half time performance you are looking forward to most? Regardless of your motives for gathering with family and friends during the game of the year, there is one thing everyone can agree on. Tasty…

We’re Cutting the Cellar at CRAVE Coral Gables!

We’re Cutting the Cellar at CRAVE Coral Gables!

CRAVE Restaurant in Coral Gables is offering a select variety of fine wines up to 50% off! We have limited supply available, so stop by for a bottle with dinner beginning Monday, January 19th. Not sure what to order? Our servers can recommend a number of pairings based on what you’ll be ordering, so don’t be afraid…

Get The News You CRAVE From Star Tribune

Get The News You CRAVE From Star Tribune

We’ve partnered with The Star Tribune, Minneapolis’ top news provider, to bring our CRAVE fans an exclusive holiday offer perfect for giving (or keeping for yourself)!  CRAVE fans can purchase a 13 week Star Tribune Premium Digital Access subscription for just $26 through December 15th. Plus, the first 500 subscribers receive an extra bonus: a $25 CRAVE…

Buy $100, Get $25 FREE!

Buy $100, Get $25 FREE!

With the holidays right around the corner, why not give the tastiest gift everyone is CRAVE’ing this holiday year? Beginning November 17th, purchase $100 in CRAVE gift cards and receive an additional $25 FREE! With a CRAVE gift card, you’re not just giving a gift; you’ll be giving them a ticket to a one-of-a-kind dining experience…

CRAVE Omaha Supports Creighton Basketball!

CRAVE Omaha Supports Creighton Basketball!

Show your Creighton Basketball ticket and receive a FREE appetizer with purchase of $10 off or more when you show a ticket on game day!*  Check out the Creighton Basketball schedule, and plan for a fun outing watching the Bluejays and enjoying dinner at CRAVE! Plus, hitch a ride to the game!  Hop on the…

Stay in the Know on CRAVE’s Holiday Hours!

Stay in the Know on CRAVE’s Holiday Hours!
We don’t want you showing up with your nose pressed against the window to find you can’t enjoy dinner at CRAVE this holiday season!  Check out our Holiday Hours by location so you know exactly when you can stop by for a bite!

CRAVE Omaha Offers Loyalty Members Half Price Apps and Taps!

CRAVE Omaha Offers Loyalty Members Half Price Apps and Taps!

We value our CRAVE Loyalty Rewards members and are now offering even more rewards for being a loyal CRAVE’r at our CRAVE Restaurant in Omaha. CRAVE Loyalty Members can now receive all our tasty starters and tap beers for half price every Tuesday and Thursday! That’s right, all those new appetizers on the new CRAVE menu are half price all day…

Kaskaid Hospitality- In the Mix

Kaskaid Hospitality- In the Mix

We’re excited to introduce the first Kaskaid Hospitality- In the Mix Podcast! Kaskaid Hospitality Culinary Director Stewart Woodman will be chatting about hot topics in the culinary world with a variety of guests on our ongoing podcast series.

Free the Beast this Halloween at Muse Event Center

Free the Beast this Halloween at Muse Event Center

Make this a thoroughly theatrical Halloween with Free the Beast, a Halloween Party that benefits In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre. Don your own spooky costume and enter a magical world of 20-foot tall puppets, expert decorations, trained performers and puppeteers, music and lighting theatrics, and much more.

CRAVE Cincinnati Server Spotlight: Jimmy Houlihan

CRAVE Cincinnati Server Spotlight: Jimmy Houlihan

CRAVE Cincinnati’s Server Spotlight of the Week: Jimmy Houlihan 

Harvest Happy Hour at CRAVE Austin

Harvest Happy Hour at CRAVE Austin

Halloween is right around the corner! Want to kick start your festivities early? Join us on Thursday, October 30 for Harvest Happy Hour with Do512! With delicious drinks, tasty food, and live music, this won’t be just any regular happy hour. Grab some friends for CRAVE’s delicious appetizers and seasonal brews! Austin’s very own Mayeux & Broussard will be providing us with live…

Lip Sync for Smiles at Muse Event Center: A Huge Success!

Lip Sync for Smiles at Muse Event Center: A Huge Success!

Last week Minneapolis media celebrities showed Jimmy Fallon how it’s done at the 2014 Celebrity Lip Sync for Smiles fundraiser at Muse Event Center, Professionally choreographed dance routines, costumes styled by the talented emcee, Grant Whittaker, and performance after performance to leave you laughing all night! All proceeds from the night benefitted our October CRAVE Care’s…

Smile Network’s Sync-Off!

Smile Network’s Sync-Off!

What’s the best part about a Sync-Off? No vocal range required! Oh, and lots and lots of laughing! Cheer on your favorite local celebs as they are transformed into their “musical alter egos” and compete in the premier Twin Cities “Sync-Off” event, all to benefit Smile Network International. You won’t want to miss the fun night…

CRAVE to Open in Downtown Summerlin October 9th

CRAVE to Open in Downtown Summerlin October 9th

CRAVE’s heading West as the finishing touches are put into place to open the ninth CRAVE location in Las Vegas, Nevada next week! The newest CRAVE is set to open next Thursday, October 9th in Downtown Summerlin – the premier retail and entertainment destination being built in the heart of the Summerlin master planned community.  When the entire…

CRAVE Austin is Getting Jazzy

CRAVE Austin is Getting Jazzy

CRAVE Austin is now featuring live Jazz every Sunday from 11am to 2pm. With Austin being the live music capital of the world, it was a no brainer to have some of Austin’s best jazz musicians perform during our amazing Sunday brunch. There is nothing better than enjoying the soothing sound of saxophone, or the…

#CRAVEnew Giveaway

#CRAVEnew Giveaway

Share your pictures of the all new CRAVE Menu with us! We’re giving away (8) $25 gift certificates so you can enjoy your new CRAVE favorites! #CRAVEnew The all new CRAVE menu features over 40 new dishes featuring a much more diverse range of ingredients and flavors, lots of local, high quality products, and healthy…

CRAVE Omaha Offers New Sunday Brunch Menu

CRAVE Omaha Offers New Sunday Brunch Menu

Our new breakfast specials CRAVE Omaha are reason enough to get out of bed on a Sunday morning! The new menu features new Chef favorites, including the CRAVE Stack—five buttermilk pancakes layered with brandied peaches and apples, maple whipped cream, and toasted almonds, or the (sorry-we-made-you-want-to lick-your plate) Belgian Waffles—topped with fresh whipped cream and seasonal berries. …

Bring your Pooch to CRAVE Austin for Yappy Hour!

Bring your Pooch to CRAVE Austin for Yappy Hour!

CRAVE Restaurant Austin is excited to announce our favorite Sunday activity: Yappy Hour! Enjoy our vibrant patio under big shaded umbrellas and cozy furniture with your furry friend. Our patio is always dog-friendly, but every Sunday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm we encourage you to grab your real best friend for brunch! We offer a new…

All NEW Date Night Menu at CRAVE Omaha!

All NEW Date Night Menu at CRAVE Omaha!

Make CRAVE your date night destination with our new four course prix-fixe date night menu offered every Friday and Saturday. Choose an appetizer to share, soup or salad and an entree each, and a tasty dessert to share! Take a peek at our new menu options below. The Date Night Menu changes every two weeks to…

Make Friday and Saturday Date Night at CRAVE Omaha

Make Friday and Saturday Date Night at CRAVE Omaha

Make CRAVE your date night destination with our new four course prix-fixe date night menu offered every Friday and Saturday. Choose an appetizer to share, soup or salad and an entree each, and a tasty dessert to share! Take a peek at our menu options below. This menu will be offered Friday, August 1st & Saturday,…

CRAVE Mall of America Showcases Healthy Offerings

CRAVE Mall of America Showcases Healthy Offerings

Fox 9 fitness and nutrition expert Ali Holman interviewed Chef David Schultz, Executive Chef at CRAVE Mall of America, to learn more about our healthier menu offerings. We featured our Heirloom Tomato Watermelon Salad paired with a Watermelon Martini- both new, lighter options that have gained much popularity on our menu! Chef Dave Schultz spoke…

CRAVE Mall Of America Hosts Wonderful Wedding Reception

CRAVE Mall Of America Hosts Wonderful Wedding Reception

Back in May we hosted a wedding reception at our Mall of America CRAVE for Tina and Andy Vossen!  We are honored they chose to celebrate their special day on our indoor patio with their loved ones.  Our team and the Vossens worked together to create a menu that would be perfect for their friends…

CRAVE Omaha Supports Pilger Community

CRAVE Omaha Supports Pilger Community

Our management and staff of CRAVE Restaurant in Omaha rallied together to serve our community recently.

CRAVE Supports Starkey Hearing Foundation and Operation Change

We were excited for the opportunity to have a Q&A with our annual CRAVE Care’s partner, Starkey Hearing Foundation. Their upcoming TV series, Operation Change, begins June 23rd on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Check out the behind the scenes interview with Starkey Hearing Foundation about Operation Change.

Watch the World Cup at CRAVE Coral Gables!

Watch the World Cup at CRAVE Coral Gables!

Join us at CRAVE Coral Gables to cheer on your favorite team during the World Cup!  We’ve added more screens so you won’t miss a moment of the action! In the spirit of the matches, we will be giving away a $25 CRAVE gift card everyday to try out the World Cup Special Menu! Check out our Facebook page and…

CRAVE West End Competes for Loyalty Members!

CRAVE West End Competes for Loyalty Members!

We believe our loyal customers deserve some extra perks for dining with us!  CRAVE Loyalty Rewards Members receive exclusive offers and rewards for dining frequently, such as half price bottles of wine every Monday evening or a $10 Loyalty Reward credit for every $150 spent.  You can view the complete list of program rewards here, and also…

$500 Gift Card Giveaway in Celebration of New Breakfast Specials

$500 Gift Card Giveaway in Celebration of New Breakfast Specials

Our new breakfast specials at our Galleria and West End locations are reason enough to get out of bed on a Sunday morning! The new menu features our latest favorites like the CRAVE Stack—five buttermilk pancakes layered with brandied peaches and apples, maple whipped cream, and toasted pecans, or the (sorry-we-made-you-want-to lick-your plate) Stuffed French Toast—complete…

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