Children of Restaurant Employees (CORE)

CORE is the official charity of VIBE, granting support to children of food and beverage service employees navigating life-altering circumstances.  Check back this Fall for details on the annual "Giving Back to Our Own" event at VIBE Conference 2018.

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About CORE: 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports children of food and beverage employees navigating life-altering circumstances. Founded in 2004, CORE has raised in excess of $2M and supported almost 150 families across the industry and the country. CORE receives funding from food and beverage operators, suppliers, and distributors, and donations from individuals and special events.  This is the 6th consecutive year that CORE has partnered with VIBE. Across the first 5 years CORE raised over to $300,000 thanks to generous and supportive VIBE attendees and sponsors. We know that 2017 will prove to be yet another successful year for CORE at VIBE and we look forward to working together. More information at

2017 CORE Event Sponsors


  •     Boston Beer Company
  •     Tito's Handmade Vodka
  •     Rodney Strong Wine Estates


  •     Proximo and Beam Suntory
  •     E&J Gallo and Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
  •     FIJI
  •     Monin/Revolution Tea
  •     Perrier (Nestle Waters)
  •     Red Bull
  •     IMI