Carino’s Italian in Joplin, MO, Shows Appreciation for the Community with Buy One Get One Free Entrée on May 22nd, One-Year Anniversary of Tornado

Restaurant to also deliver free lunch weeklong starting May 21st to various professionals who serve the public including nurses, firefighters, police officers and utility workers.

Carino’s Italian in Joplin marks the one-year anniversary of the most devastating tornado to hit the community by honoring its residents with a buy one get one free entrée on May 22nd. Additionally, Carino’s will be delivering free lunch to various civic and charitable organizations in the community starting May 21st. Carino’s in Joplin is located at 137 North Range Line Road.

“We are honored to be a part of the Joplin community and its rebuilding efforts since the tornado hit last year,” said Creed Ford III, CEO of Carino’s Italian. “We are proud of our Joplin team members, many of whom were affected personally by the tornado, and thankful for all our guests who have continued to visit our Joplin location.”

The Buy One Get One Free Entrée is available to everyone all-day on May 22nd during hours of operation from 11am-10pm.  Carino’s is also bringing free lunch to the following groups starting Monday, May 21st:

Joplin Police Department

Joplin Fire Department

Freeman Hospital

St. John’s Medical Center

Empire Electric

Since the tornado hit last year, Carino’s in Joplin and its team members have been involved in various community efforts to help rebuild the city. Fortunately, it was not damaged from the devastating tornado and was able to provide food and drink immediately to those in need. Carino’s also made a financial contribution to the American Red Cross.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Carino’s Italian owns and operates 68 restaurants nationwide in conjunction with over 70 franchise partner locations. Carino’s Italian offers a wide selection of original, fresh, delectable dishes at superior value that every family can afford to enjoy. For more information about Carino’s Italian, please visit To receive the latest updates, please “Like” Carino’s Italian on Facebook at and follow Carino’s Italian on Twitter at

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Joe Vasquez