San Francisco restaurant owners know that cause-conscious patrons are drawn to dining experiences with purpose. Every year, Dining Out For Life San Francisco draws more than 10,000 patrons through a city-wide advertising campaign and a team of volunteer Ambassadors.

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Tue, APRIL 23, 2019

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Sign up as a participating restaurant and help fund life-saving HIV services in San Francisco.

Sign up your restaurant for Dining Out For Life San Francisco and join more than 100 top Bay Area restaurants for an impactful, fun and purposeful event that supports the health and wellness of our community.

To get started as a participating restaurant, sign up and decide how much your restaurant will donate.1 (Participating restaurants will be listed on our Dining Out For Life website and promotional materials.) A city-wide advertising campaign and a team of volunteer Ambassadors recruit patrons for participating restaurants.

DOFL SF/CA2019 Restaurant Benefits Package

Dining Out For Life San Francisco is promoted through an extensive marketing campaign. Sign up by March 1 to receive full partner benefits.

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Participating restaurants receive:

  • A listing in the Dining Out For Life dining guide, including your restaurant’s name and telephone number, which is sent by mail to more than 10,000 people and emailed to 36,000 people. (Restaurants must commit by March 1 to be included in the dining guide.)
  • Attractive, high-quality promotional materials including posters, bill inserts, and palm cards that you can use in your restaurant to promote participation.
  • Inclusion in all Dining Out For Life promotion conducted by San Francisco AIDS Foundation through an extensive marketing campaign, consisting of print and online media, and out-of-home advertising reaching residents across the Bay Area.2
  • A listing on the Dining Out For Life Bay Area website and mobile site in a complete list of participating restaurants. We’ll include an individualized link and section for each restaurant with general restaurant information and links to the restaurants’ website (where applicable).
  • Recognition of your participation on the Dining Out For Life International website and mobile site in a complete list of participating restaurants.
  • A volunteer Ambassador, or pair of Ambassadors, who will promote your restaurant’s participation and recruit friends and family members to dine out at your restaurant. Event updates leading up to Dining Out For Life.

As a participating restaurant owner, you agree to:

  • Contribute at least 25 percent of sales made on April 23, 2019 to San Francisco AIDS Foundation, regardless of other promotions that day.
  • Allow San Francisco AIDS Foundation to use the 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 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.
  • Permit San Francisco AIDS Foundation to place a volunteer Ambassador in your restaurant on the day of the event. Ambassadors will promote your restaurant’s participation and recruit friends and family members to dine at your restaurant. Ambassadors also approach tables to thank guests, share information about the event and San Francisco AIDS Foundation, answer questions, and solicit donations through the event sweepstakes to benefit San Francisco AIDS Foundation.
  • Send or deliver a check for the total contribution payable to San Francisco AIDS Foundation no later than May 14, 2019.

  1. Minimum contribution of 25 percent of sales or $250, whichever is more.
  2. Please submit your commitment by March 1 for full participating restaurant benefits. Commitments received after March 1 will receive all benefits available at that time.

Participating Restaurants

Dining Out For Life San Francisco
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

# Restaurant Donation Meals Cuisine Neighborhood
15
Castro
San Francisco
25% of sales Dinner American Castro
14
Castro
San Francisco
25% of sales Dinner Spanish Castro
13
Mission
San Francisco
25% of sales Dinner American Mission
12
Marina
San Francisco
25% of sales Lunch, Dinner American Marina
11
Ingleside
San Francisco
25% of sales Lunch, Dinner American Ingleside
10
San Rafael
25% of sales Lunch, Dinner Italian
9
Dublin
25% of sales Lunch, Dinner Italian
8
Danville
25% of sales Lunch, Dinner Italian
7
Pacific Heights
San Francisco
25% of sales Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner French, American Pacific Heights
6
Fillmore
San Francisco
25% of sales (net food sales) Dinner American Fillmore
5
Castro
San Francisco
25% of sales Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Mediterranean, American Castro
4
Marina
San Francisco
25% of sales (dine-in only) Lunch, Dinner Italian Marina
3
Mission
San Francisco
25% of sales Dinner Southern Mission
2
SOMA
San Francisco
25% of sales Dinner Mexican SOMA
1
Castro
San Francisco
25% of sales Dinner Latin American Castro

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