The initiative was launched last year as part of an industrywide effort to help dining locations thrive by means of takeout and delivery orders.
For every photo of a meal that is posted on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #TheGreatAmericanTakeout, sponsors of the event will $10 to the group Children of Restaurant Employees and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, up to $555,000.
Watch the video above for more on this year's Great American Takeout.
Are you still ordering takeout and delivery? It’s the ONE YEAR anniversary for #TheGreatAmericanTakeout and I’ve stopped by Manhattan Bread & Bagel for a tasty breakfast! 🥑🍅🍳 | WATCH @ABC7 5:45am. #abc7eyewitness pic.twitter.com/1S19Fqy9qR— Marc Cota-Robles (@abc7marccr) March 24, 2021