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News Releases

August 2018

Dog Days of Summer Benefiting Operation Kindness
Norma’s Cafe hosts our annual Dog Days of Summer adoption event at our Plano location along with a fundraiser at all locations for Operation Kindness. – View Release

June 2018

Norma’s Cafe’s 62nd Birthday Benefiting The Birthday Party Project
Norma’s is so excited to celebrate our 62nd birthday with rollback prices to $1.79 on 3 of our favorite dishes and a month long fundraiser for The Birthday Party Project! – View Release

May 2018

Tip-A-Cop for Special Olympics Texas
Norma’s Cafe is proud to support Special Olympics Texas, along with local police departments, through our annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser for these amazing athletes. – View Release

April 2018

National Grilled Cheese Day
We love grilled cheese at Norma’s Cafe. So for National Grilled Cheese Day we are giving away a free sandwich to every customer- plus a contest to win free grilled cheese for a year! – View Release

March 2018

National Pi Day and Norma’s STEM Outreach
Norma’s Cafe celebrates Pi Day (as in 3.14) with a fundraiser for the Dallas Millennial Club and their efforts in STEM programs for students throughout DFW. – View Release

February 2018

3rd Annual Community Partner Award>
As part of the cafe’s commitment to giving back to people in need, Norma’s Cafe, the original Dallas dining icon, will honor M.T. Tyeskie, athletic coordinator and head football coach at Conrad High School, as the winner of the cafe’s third annual Community Partner Award. – View Release

January 2018

National Pie Day
Norma’s Cafe celebrates national pie day by giving away a FREE slice of Mile High Pie to every customer! – View Release

2017 Community and Fundraising Recap
Norma’s Cafe is proud to support our community and give back to the neighborhoods that have made us so successful. – View Release

November 2017

Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Norma’s Cafe celebrates 29 years of providing a free Thanksgiving dinner for anyone in need or without somewhere to spend the holiday. – View Release

September 2017

Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day
Norma’s Cafe prepares for the 7th annual Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day and 3rd annual Charity Bus Tour for the Dallas Stars Foundation! – View Release

March 2017

Norma’s Cafe Announces 5th Location in Plano
Norma’s Cafe is officially opening a new location in Plano at W. 15th and Central Expressway, set to open this summer! – View Release

Pi Day at Norma’s Cafe Benefits DISD Robotic’s Team
Pi Day may celebrate math but we decided to use pie to raise funds for the Dallas Independent School Distric’s TAG’s Robotics Team! – View Release

February 2017

Norma’s Cafe Community Partner Award
Norma’s Cafe is so excited to announce the 2017 recipient of the annual Norma’s Cafe Community Partner Award! We hope you’ll join us on the 17th, which is also National Random Acts of Kindness Day which inspired the award and donation. – View Release

January 2017

National Pie Day
Norma’s Cafe celebrates the 8th year in a row of giving away free slices of our famous Mile High Pie in honor of National Pie Day! – View Release

December 2016

2016 Donation Wrap Up
Norma’s Cafe has been blessed with 60 years of business but the most rewarding memories, are those where we are giving back to the community. – View Release

November 2016

Free Thanksgiving Dinners at Norma’s Cafe
For the 28th year in a row, Norma’s Cafe has opened it’s Oak Cliff’s location’s doors to serve Thanksgiving dinner to anyone who may need one. Thanks to our wonderful employees, customers and vendors who volunteered and donated their time and product to help us feed 7,000 Dallasites. – View Release

Veteran’s Day
Norma’s Cafe will provide free breakfast all day on Veterans Day for Veterans, and active military members, to say thank you for your service. We also have kicked off our Thank You Postcard Campaign to troops overseas, or stationed away from their families during the holidays. – View Release

October 2016

6th Annual Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day and 2nd Annual Bus Tour
Norma’s Cafe is honored to have had a hand in getting Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day passed into law, but even more excited about raising over $12,000 for the North Texas Food Bank this year! – View Release

Biscuits for Boobies
Please join us in the 6th Annual Biscuits for Boobies event as we donate a portion of our sales to find a cure for breast cancer! – View Release

July 2016

Norma’s Cafe to Open Fourth Location on July 12 in Dallas
Norma’s Cafe is so excited to open our 4th location at Park Lane and 75/Central, complete with prizes and giveaways! – View Release

June 2016

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 60 Years as a Dallas Home Cooking Favorite
Norma’s Cafe celebrates 60 years with the non-profit, the Birthday Party Project, bringing the joy of birthdays to children in homeless shelters throughout DFW! – View Release

May 2016

Norma’s Cafe Partners with Special Olympics Texas through Tip-A-Cop Event for the Third Year
Norma’s Cafe is proud to partner with the Dallas and Frisco police departments for our Tip-A-Cop event benefitting the Special Olympics Texas! – View Release

Norma’s Cafe Creates More Than 80 Jobs for City of Dallas
With Norma’s Cafe’s 4th location preparing to open in July, we’re hiring! – View Release

April 2016

National Grilled Cheese Day 2016!
We like to have some fun at Norma’s Cafe and tried pulling a fast one on local media. While that didn’t work, free grilled cheese on National Grilled Cheese Day certainly did! – View Release

March 2016

Red Cross Week at Norma’s Cafe
Norma’s Cafe is excited to partner with the Red Cross again this year but is bumping up our involvement to an entire week of fundraising and awareness! – View Release

February 2016

Norma’s Cafe Announces First Community Partner Award Recipient
Wayne Walker, executive director of Our Calling, is truly an unsung hero of our community and Norma’s Cafe is very blessed to be able to recognize his amazing work. – View Release

Norma’s Cafe Builds a New Home in Dallas, Set to Open Late Spring
Norma’s Cafe is so excited to announce a 4th location at Park Lane, right off of 75 and across from North Park mall! – View Release

December 2015

Norma’s Cafe Donated more than $50,000 to more than 95 Organizations throughout Dallas/Fort Worth in 201
Norma’s Cafe is so happy to be able to give back to our communities! – View Release

November 2015

Norma’s Cafe, Local Businesses Partner to Offer 27th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Over 7,500 home-cooked meals were served to Dallas/Fort Worth community for free! Happy Thanksgiving from the Norma’s Family to yours! – View Release

October 2015

Norma’s Cafe to Sponsor First-Ever Chicken Fried Steak Bus Tour
5th annual Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day brings a Bus Tour of North Texas CFS staples and over $10,000 raised through sponsorships to benefit the North Texas Food Bank! – View Release

September 2015

Norma’s Cafe to Host 6th Annual “Biscuits for Boobies”
Norma’s Cafe hosts “Biscuits for Boobies” and supported 3 teams for the Komen 3 Day For A Cure walk! – View Release

August 2015

Norma’s Cafe, Operation Kindness to Hold 4th Annual “Dog Days of Summer” Pet Adoption Event
Portion of day’s sales to benefit shelter’s operation costs – View Release

June 2015

Norma’s Cafe Offers $1.79 Dishes to Celebrate 59th Anniversary
Dallas’ comfort food icon invites guests to enjoy annual price reduction – View Release

April 2015

Norma’s Cafe Continues Partnership with Special Olympics Texas through Tip-A-Cop Event
Portion of restaurant sales to support local chapter – View Release

March 2015

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 6th Annual National Grilled Cheese Day With Free Grilled Cheese Sandwiches for Guests
Norma’s Cafe, the original Dallas comfort food icon, will celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day on Monday, April 13 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – View Release

Norma’s Cafe Supports American Red Cross – North Texas Region with “Red Cross Day at Norma’s Cafe”
A portion of sales to benefit local American Red Cross chapter – View Release

January 2015

Norma’s Cafe Presents Valentine’s Day Menu for Two
Cafe offers couples a special menu, BYOB for a romantic dinner – View Release

Norma’s Cafe Offers Free Pie Slices for National Pie Day, Jan. 23
Dallas comfort food icon celebrates sixth consecutive year with new pie flavor – View Release