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Thirsty Lion Partners with Local Schools for Dine-to-Give Fundraiser
By Claire Natale - Tuesday Aug 03, 2021
Thirsty Lion Gastropub, a division of Concept Entertainment Group (CEG), is partnering with schools to help them raise money for their Parent Teacher Associations (PTA) in a Dine-to-Give fundraiser. Schools registered to participate with Thirsty Lion will notify their server that they are participating in the fundraiser by showing the event flyer with the name of a participating school they would like 15 percent of their check to be given to. This event will be held throughout the month of September, Monday through Thursday, at all Thirsty Lion locations.

“We value our communities and are thrilled to have the opportunity to give back to local families with our Dine-to-Give fundraising event,” said John Plew, president and CEO of Thirsty Lion Gastropub. “These funds will be given directly to teams of dedicated parents who care about their children’s education. We are happy to lend a hand in their concerted efforts.”

Below, please find the details of this year’s Dine-to-Give fundraiser, hosted by Thirsty Lion Gastropub:

WHO: Thirsty Lion Gastropub, where friends and family can come together to celebrate life, enjoy great food, craft beers, signature cocktails, wines, music and sports.

WHAT: Dine-to-Give fundraiser to raise money for local
Parent Teacher Associations

WHEN: Wednesday, September 1 to Thursday, September 30
Applicable only Monday through Thursday

WHERE: All Thirsty Lion locations:
Desert Ridge: 21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050
SanTan Village: 2212 E Williams Field Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85297
Tempe Marketplace: 2000 East Rio Salado Pkwy. #1041, Tempe, AZ 85281
Chandler Viridian: 3077 W. Frye Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226

Elementary, middle and high schools near to one of the Thirsty Lion locations can register by emailing [email protected]. Only the first 10 schools per location will be eligible to RSVP. Organizations will be required to provide a PTO/PTA physical business address, main contact information and a copy of their 501(c)(3) documentation. The deadline to register is August 25.

Donation checks will be paid to the PTO/PTA for schools who have raised a minimum of $100 or more through guest’s contributions (dine-in only). The 15 percent rebate is based on pre-tax prices, excluding gratuity, retail and gift cards. Tallies will be done Monday, October 4 and checks will be distributed the following week.

Thirsty Lion is in the Top 12 Most Successful Emerging Restaurants. For more information on Central Kitchen visit For additional information on Thirsty Lion visit or follow them on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

About Thirsty Lion Gastropub
Thirsty Lion’s mission is to revolutionize the gastropub business by combining the traditional values of European and American pubs and creating a gathering place where friends and family can come together to celebrate life, enjoy great food, craft beers, signature cocktails, wines, music and sports. For more information, visit

About Concept Entertainment
Concept Entertainment is a hospitality management company based in Scottsdale, Arizona. It has a firm commitment to providing extraordinary guest experiences and over 30 years of experience developing and operating creative restaurant, bar, and entertainment concepts. CEG founded Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill in downtown Portland in 2006 and scaled the brand to expand regionally. Today it has two Oregon locations, plus eight stores in Arizona, Colorado, and Texas. In 2018, Full-Service Restaurant News named Thirsty Lion one of 12 of the most successful emerging restaurant chains in the country.