We’ve developed a variety of programs that are based on educational enrichment and charitable action to give back.


We’re proud of our efforts and believe this altruistic approach aligns with our family-focused values.

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Reading, wRiting & Ravioli Program

The Reading, wRiting & Ravioli Program was created to improve the reading skills of grade school students and provide another tool for teachers to ensure the success of our children. The Pasta House Co. developed this program in 1989 and has more than 450 schools and more than 3,500 teachers participating in the St. Louis area. Over the past 30 years we’ve had more than 600,000 students participate in the program. In return for spending time reading, students and teachers earn free food from any of our locations.

Teachers, to receive detailed information on how students can receive monthly award certificates for free food to The Pasta House Co., please fill out the form below to register your school:













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St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

The Pasta House Co. has the privilege to be involved with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. As a company, we make a difference in the lives of many children; many who have a form of childhood cancer or other life-threatening diseases. Through past payroll deductions, and other in-store campaigns we support the life-saving work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and help to bring a brighter and healthier future to children all around the world. Since 2001, we have donated over $140,000 and will continue to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


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Caring & Sharing Program

The Caring & Sharing Program was started by The Pasta House Co. in 1999 to give back to our community by helping those less fortunate. In the past 27 years, the program has helped thousands. Together with our franchises, past and current team members and staff, The Pasta House Co. has raised over one million dollars for those less fortunate and given food to those in need.

The Caring & Sharing Program is a not-for profit 501(c)(3) organization that is registered in the state of Missouri.


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University of Phoenix

Current employees of The Pasta House Co. are eligible to take their career dreams to the next level. The Pasta House Co. has partnered with the University of Phoenix to allow employees to receive a 4% tuition savings on any degree program. Additionally, staff is eligible to apply for a full-tuition scholarship provided by The National Retail Federation and University of Phoenix.