BOSTON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Uno Chicago Grill(R) (www.unos.com) will host a national Dough Rai$er beginning May 25 through 31 to benefit the American Celiac Disease Alliance (www.americanceliac.org) in support of National Celiac Awareness Month in May.
"Getting families to eat out during May, and supporting establishments which are serving their needs is a major goal for us," said Andrea Levario, executive director, American Celiac Disease Alliance.
Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate gluten, a protein in wheat, rye, and barley.
Consumers interested in participating in the May Dough Rai$er can secure a voucher at www.unos.com/ACDA, which they can then bring to their local Uno Chicago Grill location. Twenty percent of sales generated from those who participate will support the ACDA cause.
"Uno(R) is proud to support the ACDA with our hugely popular Dough Rai$er program," said CEO Frank Guidara. "We care about the wellbeing of our customers and the communities we serve. To date, we've donated more than $2.9 million to deserving organizations!"
The company's gluten-free menu was launched in 2006 and has over 20 items ranging from entrees, salads, sides, beverages and desserts. Choices include grilled chicken with mango salsa, lemon basil salmon and Certified Angus Beef(R) steaks. Known for its signature deep-dish pizza, Uno launched a line of gluten-free pizzas earlier this year, featuring cheese and pepperoni.
The company has added a new veggie pizza in honor of Celiac Awareness Month that features pe
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