Dine Originals Decks are the perfect fundraising tool!

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Looking for new ways to raise money for your charity, school, organization, sports team or cause? The Dine Originals Deck is the perfect easy fundraising tool! 

This deck of 52 cards includes different deals from each Dine Originals Columbus member restaurant as well as local partners! Inside you'll find cards with a $10 promotional offer from each of the nearly 40 Dine Originals Columbus member restaurants, plus offers from Jazz Arts Group, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, Wexner Center for the Arts, Watershed Distillery, North Market, Columbus Food Adventures, Celebrate Local and more. Over $500 in value for just $20! 

You sell the Decks for $20 apiece, and you keep $10 for each Deck sold! Contact Dine Originals Columbus Executive Director Shelley Mann via email at smann@dineoriginalscolumbus.com for more details and to get started today! 

Dine Originals Columbus is hiring!

Executive Director

Dine Originals Columbus, a dynamic 15 year-old membership organization, with a mission to celebrate, support and promote its 30 locally owned restaurant members, seeks a part-time Executive Director to provide leadership, logistical support, board and committee assistance, and administrative services. The position reports to the Board of Trustees.

The Executive Director manages the day-to-day operations, coordinates the significant community outreach, implements the annual marketing plan, and serves as staff support to the Board of Trustees. The position provides an opportunity to help shape the diverse culinary scene, strengthen the local economy, and enrich the community.

  • Candidates must have 5 or more years’ experience in sales, marketing, event management, and nonprofit or membership organization leadership. Additional requirements include
  • Strong organizational abilities, including program development, project management, and contract/vendor oversight
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector
  • Strong sales experience to assist in actively recruiting and signing on new restaurant members
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management and financial administrative skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in restaurant management is a plus

Salary commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Lots of great food is an additional benefit!

Dine Originals Columbus is an equal opportunity employer. Interested parties may email a letter of interest with a resume to the President of the Board, Tom Anthony at tom@chileverdecafe.com.

Holiday Gift Ideas from Dine Originals Columbus

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We've got four great gift ideas for the food lovers in your life! 

1. Dine Originals Deck 2018
Our Dine Originals Decks make the perfect stocking stuffer! Each deck of 52 cards contains 52 $10 offers to each of our restaurants and cultural destinations ranging from Available Light Theatre to the Wexner Center! It's a $500 value for just $20. Buy them online, or in retail outlets including Celebrate Local at Easton and the Experience Columbus Visitor Centers in the Arena District, Convention Center and Easton. Click here to buy.

2. Dine Originals eGift Cards
Buy one gift card, and your recipient can use it at any of our 30 member restaurants! What a great gift idea for anyone who loves to dine out—and they can be printed immediately! Plus, we brought back our Buy $100, Get $50 deal Dec. 18 through Christmas Day! Purchase $150 in Dine Originals Columbus eGift cards and you'll get a $50 bonus card to add to your gift or keep for yourself. Click here to buy.

3. Dine Originals Discounted Gift Certificates
Each quarter, our member restaurants release a limited quantity of gift certificates at 30% off face value—and we've still got some great deals in stock! Pick up gift certificates to your special someone's favorite restaurants at a terrific price. Click here to buy.

4. Taste of Dine Originals tickets
Our annual fundraising gala at Franklin Park Conservatory is a CAN'T-MISS EVENT for the city's food lovers! Meet the chefs and owners from every Dine Originals Columbus restaurant and enjoy unlimited food and wine while enjoying live music and exploring the beautiful Franklin Park Conservatory. Proceeds stay right here in Columbus and benefit The Buckeye Ranch, which serves children and families who struggle with emotional, behavioral and mental health issues. Taste of Dine Originals 2018 returns May 10, 2018, and tickets are already on sale. Surprise your loved one with a pair for Christmas this year! Click here to buy.